econ101fall11lecture1

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Elements of Macroeconomics Professor Louis J. Maccini
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Course Organization
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Course Structure • Two one-hour lectures each week • One hour section meeting each week • Optional small group tutoring sessions will be available each week
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Lectures • Professor Maccini will give the lectures • M & W at 9AM in Hodson 110. • Lectures are the centerpiece of the course • Purpose of the Lectures: Teach principles of macroeconomics Discuss current developments and policy issues
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Section Meetings • Taught by Teaching Assistants (TA’s) who are graduate students in the Economics Department • See the Course Website for Times, Instructors, and Room Assignments • Purpose of the section meetings: Review lecture material Go over problem sets Teach new material Answer questions
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Important Rule : Cannot change a section assignment unless there is a proven class conflict Advice : Think of the course as being jointly taught by Professor Maccini & your TA
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Small Group Tutoring Sessions • Organized by Office of Academic Advising • Contact: The Learning Den Free Small Group Tutoring Garland Hall, Suite 3A tutoring@jhu.edu
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Small Group Tutoring Sessions: Continued • Tutoring sessions are optional Not overseen or controlled by Professor Maccini, the TA’s, or the Department of Economics • Tutors are undergraduates who took the course in a prior year • Purpose of the sessions is to answer basic questions on the material of the course
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Textbook • Baumol W.J. & Blinder A. S., Macroeconomics: Principles and Policy , 12 th edition, South-Western Cengage Learning Study Guide for Baumol and Blinder’s Macroeconomics , 12 th edition, South- Western Cengage Learning
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Readings-Other Matters • Recommended Readings Posted on the course website Focus on current macroeconomic developments • Prior Editions of the Text Can be purchased at a lower price Not recommended Miss some material Assigned readings will be from the latest edition
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Schedule
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This note was uploaded on 01/12/2012 for the course ECON AS.180.101 taught by Professor Maccini during the Fall '08 term at Johns Hopkins.

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