Not too easy. Not too difficult.
It's an interesting class, but definitely not an "easy A." You need to work for the grade you want, as the average is curved to a 2.7 GPA. With this said, your percentage does not really matter; your class rank does. For instance, I received an 89 in the class and got an A. My friend received an 83 and got a C-.
This class really gives you an idea of whether economics is the right field for you or not. Not only is it a huge class (where you will need independence to succeed), but also touches base on some very basic economic concepts.
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Advice for students:
Go to lecture and keep up with the homework. This course starts off very quickly but escalates quickly as well. It is equally conceptual as mathematical--so no expect to ace the exams if you're only confident in one.