Bookstore:You can also purchase access to Aplia at your FIU bookstore. Purchase the option below --Mankiw (No printed textbook, but only e-book + Aplia)Aplia Printed Access Card for Mankiw's Brief Principles of Macroeconomics, 7th, 7th EditionISBN13:9781305135321 After paying, you will have the option to purchase a physical book at a discounted price.Free Trial:You can access Aplia until 11:59 PM on 05/30/2016 during your free trial. After the free trial ends you will be required to pay for access.Please note: At the end of the free trial period, your course access will be suspended until your payment has been made. All your scores and course activity will be saved and will be available to you after you pay for access.2
Course OutlineOur plan is to cover the bulk of the chapters in the text for this course, except forchapters 9, 13-14, and 17-18. The chapters will be covered in essentially the samesequence as in the text. Course Calendar IntroductionTen Principles of EconomicsChapter 1 (week 1, May 16)Thinking Like an EconomistChapter 2 (week 1, May 16)Interdependence and the Gains From TradeChapter 3 (week 2, May 23)Supply and Demand IMarket Forces of Supply and DemandChapter 4 (week 2, May 23)Macroeconomic Data Measuring a Nation’s IncomeChapter 5 (week 3, May 30)Measuring the Cost of LivingChapter 6 (week 3, May 30)Midterm 1 on Thursday June 02Real Economy in the Long RunProduction and Growth Chapter 7 (week 4, Jun 06)Saving, Investment, and the Financial System Chapter 8 (week 4, Jun 06)Unemployment and Its Natural RateChapter 10 (week 4, Jun 06)Money and Prices in the Long RunThe Monetary SystemChapter 11 (week 5, June 13)Money Growth and InflationChapter 12 (week 5, June 13)Midterm 2 on Thursday June 16Short-Run Economic FluctuationsMonetary and Fiscal PolicyChapters 15-16 (week 6, Jun 20)End-of-Term Examination on Thursday June 234
AssessmentThere will be several homework assignments collectively worth 40 percent, twomidterm examinations each worth 20 percent, and an end-of-term exam worth 20 percentof the course grade.
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