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Unformatted text preview: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA Econ 100B Course Outline Department of Economics Spring 2012 Spring 2012 1/14 Economics 100B Economic Analysis: Macroeconomics Professor Steven A. Wood Administrative Detail: Class Sessions: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:30 p.m. 5:00 p.m., 2050 Valley Life Science Building Textbook: Frederic S. Mishkin OR Frederic S. Mishkin Macroeconomics: Policy and Practice Macroeconomics: Policy and Practice (Custom Edition) (Custom Edition with MyEconLab) Pearson Learning Solutions, 2011 Pearson Learning Solutions, 2011 ISBN-10: 1256218227 ISBN-10: 1256425206 These custom editions are a subset of the full textbook. If you so desire, you can use either a new or used copy of the hardback textbook. MyEconLab is an online resource that offers additional practice on problem solving tailored explicitly for our textbook. Directions for registering for MyEconLab are on the class bSpace site. MyEconLab is NOT required; it is a supplemental resource for those who want to use it. Required Supplies: iClicker Set of colored pens or pencils (black, red, blue, and green) Office: TBA Office Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2:00 p.m. 3:15 p.m. and by appointment. E-mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org Prerequisites: Economics 1, Economics 2 or PENR 1, and Math 1A or 16A. Course Description: This is a course in intermediate macroeconomics with an emphasis on real world applications. There are two main objectives for this course. 1. To develop simple models that can be usefully applied to generate realistic explanations about the behavior of important macroeconomic variables such as output and income, employment and unemployment, interest rates, the government budget balance, exchange rates and the current account balance, and inflation. 2. To apply these models to understand and interpret current and historical macroeconomic developments including monetary and fiscal policy choicesand to make predictions about future macroeconomic events, primarily in the industrialized countries. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA Econ 100B Course Outline Department of Economics Spring 2012 Spring 2012 2/14 Discussion Sections: Section 101 Mondays & Wednesdays 8:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m. 106 Wheeler Section 102 Mondays & Wednesdays 1:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 247 Dwinelle Section 103 Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 250 Dwinelle Section 104 Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 259 Dwinelle Section 105 Mondays & Wednesdays 2:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 7 Evans Section 106 Tuesdays & Thursdays 8:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m. 105 Dwinelle Section 107 Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 179 Dwinelle Section 108 Mondays & Wednesdays 2:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 101 Wheeler Section 109 Mondays & Wednesdays 12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 83 Dwinelle Section 110 Mondays & Wednesdays 4:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. 179 Stanley Section 111 Mondays & Wednesdays 10:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m. 179 Stanley Section 112 Mondays & Wednesdays 11:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. 101 Wheeler Section 113 Tuesdays & Thursdays...
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