A general introduction to the principles of economic analysis and their implications for public policy, covering concepts and issues in both microeconomics (concerning the function and performance of individual markets, organizations, or institutions) and macroeconomics (concerning the function and performance of the economy as a whole). This course is intended primarily for students without significant prior study in the discipline, and it satisfies the prerequisites for most 200-level economics electives.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: |
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CEAS-Polit Econ)(CGST-MN)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
There is no textbook, and the course is taught from a variety of sources, all available on electronic reserve.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Two mid-semester exams and a final scheduled by the registrar; seven graded problem sets and several computer/data assignments
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|Instructor(s): Grossman,Richard S. Times: .M.W... 02:50PM-04:10PM; Location: SHAN107; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 90||SR major: X||JR major: X|| || |
|Seats Available: -5||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 10||JR non-major: 10||SO: 20||FR: 50|
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