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Economics: Principles of Microeconomics

EC 012 OL2 (CRN: 61387)

3 Credit Hours

About EC 012 OL2

Study of individual economic units with particular emphasis on market interactions among firms and households.


Dates: July 3 - August 11, 2017

Section Description

INSTRUCTION MATERIALS Microeconomics, 1/e by Acemoglu, Laibson & List. You have these options for purchase: e-book or print, but both require an access code. HWs and Exams are on MyEconLab. Detailed instructions are on Bb. Title: MyEconLab Standalone Access Code with eText ISBN-10: 0133498943 ISBN-13: 9780133498943 Net Price: $99.95 Title: MyEconLab + Print Text ISBN-10: 0133578038 ISBN-13: 9780133578034 Net Price: $199.20 COURSE OUTLINE The Modules are listed below. The due dates for assessment tools (Homeworks (HW), Discussion Board (DB) and exams) are summarized in the calendar that follows (and posted on Bb). The names and numbers of the HWs and DBs correspond to the sections/modules in the outline below. Module 1. Economic Principles and Methods Module 2. Demand, Supply and Equilibrium Module 3. Buyers and Incentives EXAM 1 Module 4. Sellers and Incentives Module 5: Perfect Competition and Invisible Hand Module 6: Trade EXAM 2 Module 7: Externalities and Public Goods Module 8: Government and the Economy Module 9: Labor Module 10: Monopoly EXAM 3

Section Expectation

GRADING 3 Multiple Choice Exams (9% each) 27% 10 Multiple Choice Homeworks (6% each) 60% 4 Discussion Board (2% each) 8% 2 Interactives (2% each) 4% 1 Bonus Getting Started HW 1% The 3rd exam is not cumulative; but the concepts and tools you need to answer the questions are related to topics covered before the 1st exam.


LETTER GRADES 90-100 A-/A 80-89 B-/B/B+ 70-79 C-/C/C+ 60-69 D-/D/D+ <60 F




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