08RD102revised - 27 Guest Lecture 19. Apr. 1 Government...

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1 Economics 102 Course Outline and Reading List Spring 2008 Lecture Date Topic Reading 1. Jan. 22 Introduction: What is Economics? Chap. 1 2. Jan. 24 The US Economy - An Overview Chap. 2 3. Jan. 29 Supply and Demand Chap. 3 4. Jan. 31 Using Supply and Demand Analysis Chap. 4 5. Feb. 5 Why Worry About Macroeconomics? Chap. 5 6. Feb. 7 Measuring National Income Chap. 6 7. Feb. 12 Unemployment and Inflation Chap. 7 8. Feb. 14 Equilibrium and the Macroeconomy Chap. 8 9. Feb. 19 Fiscal Policy and the Role of the Government Chap. 9 10. Feb. 21 Monetary Policy and the Role of the Fed 11. Feb. 26 Linking Money and the “Real” Economy 12. Feb. 28 Aggregate Supply and Demand Chap. 13 First Prelim - Evening of February 28 13. Mar. 4 More Aggregate Supply and Demand 14. Mar. 6 Unemployment - Causes and Tradeoffs Chap. 14 15. Mar. 11 Macro Policy and the Deficit Chap. 15 16. Mar. 13 Makeup for First Prelim in Class 17. Mar. 25 Guest Lecture 18. Mar.
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Unformatted text preview: 27 Guest Lecture 19. Apr. 1 Government Policy and Micro Response Chap. 16&17 20. Apr. 3 Monetarism, New Classicals and Supply Siders Chap. 19 21. Apr. 8 International Trade - Comparative Advantage Chap.20 Second Prelim - Evening of April 8 22. Apr. 10 Barriers to Trade and International Agreements Chap. 20 23. Apr. 15 Exchange Rates and the Balance of Payments Chap. 21 24. Apr. 17 International Debt and Capital Flows Chap. 22 25. Apr. 22 Globalization, Trade and Immigration Chap. 22 26. Apr. 24 Economic Growth - Sources and Structural Change Chap. 18&23 Makeup for Second Prelim Evening of April 24 27. Apr. 29 Economies in Transition and Central Planning Chap. 23 28. May 1 The World Bank and the IMF Chap. 22 May 1 - Short Papers Due All readings are from Case & Fair Principles of Macroeconomics 8th Ed. Prentice Hall 2007....
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