# ECON 1012 Lecture 1: ECON1012syllabusSpring2016

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Teaching assistants: zhe fu, nan hu, chuanhao lin, hang zhou, cheng xu (gpac), eyan fu (gpac) This course covers the study of economics at the macroeconomic level. This includes the definition of macroeconomic aggregates such as gross domestic product (gdp), and the analysis of the behavior of these aggregates over time using current macroeconomic theory and data. Aside from notes and problem sets from your past microeconomics course, you could use the following sites: http://apcentral. collegeboard. com/apc/members/exam/exam_information/2084. html, http://www. varsitytutors. com/ap_microeconomics-practice-tests, https://www. khanacademy. org/economics-finance-domain/microeconomics. This course is designed to fulfill the requirements of the quantitative reasoning subcomponent of the g- Quantitative reasoning refers to the process of modeling problems of the real world within a formal abstract system, solving those problems using systematic numerical methods of analysis, and interpreting the results. The following table links the course learning objectives to gpac quantitative reasoning learning outcomes: Areas of a rectangle and a triangle (prerequisite) Gdp nominal, real, gdp per capital, gdp (ppp)