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Econ Syllabus

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ECON 2450
Rebecca Jubis

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YORK UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF LIBERAL ARTS & PROFESSIONAL STUDIES DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS Winter 2012 AP/ECON1010T Introduction to Macroeconomics =========================================================================== Instructor: Dr. Xueda Song Email address: [email protected] Office: 1088 Vari Hall (VH) Office hours: 10-11am on Tuesdays and Thursdays; or by appointment. Class time and location: 11:30am-2:30pm on Tuesdays; ACE-102 Course website: http://www.yorku.ca/xsong/econ1010.htm Course Description: This course introduces the principles and methods of economics with emphasis on macroeconomic theory. Topics include basic models of national income and employment determination, fiscal policy, banking and monetary policy, the theory of international trade and finance, and contemporary macro-economic issues such as unemployment, inflation, and government budget policy. Course Prerequisite: There is no prerequisite for this course. For information on course credit exclusions, please contact the Undergraduate Economics Office (1144 Vari Hall) or the Undergraduate Advisor (1142 Vari Hall). Required Course Materials: Required text: Macroeconomics: Canada in the Global Environment, 7 Edition, by M. Parkin and R. Bade. MyEconLab is an online study tool and is required for graded quizzes. Both the required textbook and MyEconLab are available in our University bookstore. If you purchase a new textbook, the license for MyEconLab is included. If you purchase a used textbook, you need to purchase the license for MyEconLab separately. To complete the graded online quizzes, you must have your own account for MyEconLab. Teaching Assistants: Teaching assistants will hold regular office hours to answer questions about course material. The time and location will be announced in class. Course Activity: Class sessions will introduce and review some material from the text, introduce additional material, conduct discussions of economic issues, and go over problems and applications. Active class participation is strongly encouraged. Students should ask questions whenever something is unclear--these questions can help clarify issues for everyone. Lecture PPT slides will be posted on our course website at http://www.yorku.ca/xsong/econ1010.htm. Lecture outlines, any additional class readings, and important announcements such as exam dates can be accessed through http://moodle.yorku.ca/. You need to first sign in using your Passport York username and password, and then search for the course name and section. For technical assistance, please contact helpdes
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