Introduction to Business Cycles
Theories of Business Cycles
Introduction to Business Cycles
Theories of Business Cycles
Objectives
Dene a business cycle, its phases, and its turning points
Know how the characteristics of U.S. business cycles have
changed
Welcome to BUAD 310
Instructor: Kam Hamidieh
Lecture 8, Monday September 23, 2013
Agenda & Announcement
Today:
Finish up from last time
Some bits of Chapters 10, 12
Note:
Homework 3 is due this Wednesday at 5 PM.
September 23, 2013
BUAD 310 - Kam Ham
Welcome to BUAD 310
Instructor: Kam Hamidieh
Lecture 10, Monday September 30, 2013
Agenda & Announcement
Today:
First Half: Finish up stuff from last time & Chapter
15
Second Half: Do a few review problems. The
solutions will be posted later today.
Il
Welcome to BUAD 310
Instructor: Kam Hamidieh
Lecture 13, Monday October 14, 2013
Agenda & Announcement
Today:
Talk about the exam (Just one question!)
Finish up from last time
Finish up Chapter 16
Do class evaluations
Homework 4 is now due on Thursd
Welcome to BUAD 310
Instructor: Kam Hamidieh
Lecture 14, Wednesday October 16, 2013
Agenda & Announcement
Today:
Finish up from last time
Start Chapter 17 on Comparisons
Homework 4 is due on Thursday 10/17/2013, 5:00
PM.
Homework 5, not yet assigned,
Welcome to BUAD 310
Instructor: Kam Hamidieh
Lecture 12, Wednesday October 9, 2013
Agenda & Announcement
Today:
Talk about the exam
Finish up from last time
Start Chapter 16
Homework 4 has been posted. Due: 10/16.
Make sure you read pages 371 & 372
Welcome to BUAD 310
Instructor: Kam Hamidieh
Lecture 11, Monday October 7, 2013
Agenda & Announcement
Today:
Continue with Chapter 15
Spend a few minutes on the exam.
Homework 4 will be posted soon.
October 7, 2013
BUAD 310 - Kam Hamidieh
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From Last
Exam
Name_
MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1) According to an alternative measure of wellbeing developed by Jones and Klenow (discussed in the
1)
2) Suppose the economy's production fu
What is Macroeconomics?
Macroeconomics for Business
Macroeconomics is the study of the national economy, taken
as a whole.
ECON 352x
Global economics studies multiple national economies and how
they interact with each other.
Douglas H. Joines
Elements of
What Are Economic Indicators?
Output, Income, and Prices
International Output Comparisons
Miscellaneous Issues
What Are Economic Indicators?
Output, Income, and Prices
International Output Comparisons
Miscellaneous Issues
Objectives
Know what economic ind
Explaining Aggregate GDP
Quantitative Analysis
Explaining Per Capita GDP
The Importance of TFP
Explaining Aggregate GDP
Quantitative Analysis
Explaining Per Capita GDP
The Importance of TFP
Objectives
Production and the Wealth of Nations
Know what determi
Welcome to BUAD 310
Instructor: Kam Hamidieh
Lecture 6, Monday September 16, 2013
Agenda & Announcement
Today:
Chapter 12, we skip 11, do 10 later.
Note:
Homework 2 is due this Wednesday 9/18 by 5 PM.
Homework 1 grades were fine. HW 1 grades will be
Welcome to BUAD 310
Instructor: Kam Hamidieh
Lecture 1, Monday August 26, 2013
Agenda
Brief introductions
Go over the syllabus
Today: Chapters 1,2, 3, and a bit of 4.
August 26, 2013
BUAD 310 - Kam Hamidieh
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Critical Success Factors
Spend time studyi
ECON 352x
Exercise No. 1
N OMINAL GDP, R EAL GDP, AND P RICES
Suppose that there are only two goods (one of them is really a service) in the economy. The table below
shows their prices and quantities in two consecutive years.
Year
0
1
5
5
5
7
Prices
Wheat
ECON 352x
Exercise No. 2
I NTERNATIONAL GDP C OMPARISONS
Suppose that there are four countries, named A, J, C, and X, each of which has its own currency. Country
As currency is known as the dollar. Suppose that the only items in each countrys output are w
chapter
four
analyzingthe
marketing
environment
AMarketingEnvironment
AnalysisFramework
Example:McIntyreSquare,West
Covina,CA(notinyourtext!)
Many previous attempts to develop this
square had failed.
Who is the right target market?
What might be a good
ECON 352x
M ACROECONOMICS FOR B USINESS
Fall 2013 - Revised
FACULTY AND C ONTACT I NFORMATION
Professor:
Ofce:
Phone:
Email:
Ofce Hours:
Class Hours:
Douglas H. Joines
HOH 710
213-740-6510
joines@marshall.usc.edu
MW 1:00-1:30 P. M . and 6:15-6:45 P. M . a
Balance of Payments Accounts
Determinants of the Current Account
Balance of Payments Accounts
Determinants of the Current Account
Objectives
Know the major items in the Balance of Payments Accounts
The Balance of Payments
Know how the current account is r
Neoclassical Labor Market Analysis
Unemployment
Inequality
Neoclassical Labor Market Analysis
Unemployment
Inequality
Objectives
Know the major long-run determinants of labor supply and
demand
The Labor Market
Understand how changes in technology aect emp
Introduction to Economic Growth
Modeling Economic Growth
Convergence Revisited
Projections
Introduction to Economic Growth
Modeling Economic Growth
Convergence Revisited
Projections
Objectives
Know what determines the growth rates of aggregate and
per cap
Welcome to BUAD 310
Instructor: Kam Hamidieh
Lecture 5, Wednesday September 11, 2013
Agenda & Announcement
Today:
Chapter 9, and a bit of 12
Note:
Homework 1 is due at 5:00 PM.
Homework 2, due 9/18, should be up soon.
September 11, 2013
BUAD 310 - Ka
Welcome to BUAD 310
Instructor: Kam Hamidieh
Lecture 2, Wednesday August 28, 2013
Agenda
Today: Chapter 4
Brief overview of StatCrunch (Time permitting)
August 28, 2013
BUAD 310 - Kam Hamidieh
2
From Last Time
Tools for EDA
Categorical
Graphical
- Bar c
Welcome to BUAD 310
Instructor: Kam Hamidieh
Lecture 4, Monday September 9, 2013
Agenda & Announcement
Today:
Chapter 8
StatCrunch
Note:
Homework 1 is due on Wednesday, 9/11, 5 PM.
I have office hours 3-5 tomorrow.
Dont forget TA office hours.
Cor
Welcome to BUAD 310
Instructor: Kam Hamidieh
Lecture 9, Wednesday September 25, 2013
Agenda & Announcement
Today:
Parts of chapters 13, and 14
Note:
Homework 3 is due today at 5 PM.
Exam 1 is on Wednesday 10/2. A high level list of
topics will be pos
Welcome to BUAD 310
Instructor: Kam Hamidieh
Lecture 3, Wednesday September 4, 2013
Agenda & Announcement
Today:
Chapter 6 (Only Sections 6.1 & 6.2, will say more
when we get to linear regression.)
Most of Chapters 7
Note:
Make sure you are getting m
Some Exam 1 Review Questions-BUAD 310, Kam H.
WARNING: JUST DOING THESE REVIEW PROBLEMS WONT BE ENOUGH! REDO ALL HW & CLASS PROBLEMS!
(1) The histogram and boxplot below summarize the responses given by 249 randomly selected students to a
question asking