ECON 108 - Introductory Microeconomics Workshop
Section: 001 Microeconomic Theory in the News
Term: WN 2009
Subject: Economics (ECON)
Department: LSA Economics
Credits:
1
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Other:
Honors
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
First-year standing and concurrent enrollment in ECON 101.
Grading:
Mandatory credit/no credit.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Course meets weekly for discussion of current Wall Street Journal articles related to the week's ECON 101 topics, stressing the use and application of the microeconomics tools being learned in ECON 101.

Students will select a topic, open the discussion on their week's topic, keep a journal throughout the term on their topic and summarize their findings at the end of the term in a brief (2 page max) paper. This paper and journal will be turned in at the end of the term.

Workshop attendance is mandatory, and each student will be required to subscribe to the Wall Street Journal for the term. Evaluation of students will be entirely on the basis of their paper, journal, and attendance.

All readings will be posted on the CTools website for the course.

Students in ECON 108 MUST BE enrolled in ECON 101. Please email Jan Gerson (jgerson@umich.edu) if you are interested in enrolling for ECON 108.

ECON 108 - Introductory Microeconomics Workshop
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
11689
Closed
0
8Hnrs (LSA or Departmental)
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Note: Enrollment is by Permission of Instructor ONLY.
002 (SEM)
P
22195
Closed
0
9Hnrs (LSA or Departmental)
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Note: Enrollment is by Permission of Instructor ONLY.
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