Your final grade will be determined using the following weighting scale: Midterms make up 25% (*2=50%) Homework assignments and class participation make up 15% Final makes up 35%
At the end of the semester, grades will be assigned on a curve based on the total number of points earned on the three exams and the homework, properly weighted. There will be no extra creditsavailable. Percentage Grade Letter 94-100 A 90-93 A- 87-89 B+ 83-86 B 80-82 B- 77-79 C+ 73-76 C 70-72 C- 67-69 D+ 60-66 D 0-59 F I reserve the right to lower the cutoffs. Students are strongly encouraged to work through the problems and exercises at the end of each chapter in the text. On the Frank/Bernanke website at there is an Online Learning Center which includes different questions and aids for each chapter. Incomplete will be given only under exceptional circumstances. Any kind of emergency has to be documented to receive an “I”. Doing poorly in the course will not be considered a valid reason. Religious Holiday: The University's policy on religious holydays as stated in the University Catalog and Student Handbook will be followed in this class. Any student may request to be excused from class to observe a religious holyday of his or her faith. Policies and Academic Misconduct Every student must respect the right of all to have an equitable opportunity to learn and honestly demonstrate the quality of their learning. Therefore, all students must adhere to a standard of
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Economics, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Economic Policy Institute, Additional Macroeconomics Information, Mihaela Pintea