ECON 108 - Introductory Microeconomics Workshop
Section: 001 Microeconomic Theory in the News
Term: FA 2012
Subject: Economics (ECON)
Department: LSA Economics
Course Note:
Extensions of microeconomics that differ in content by section.
Credits:
1
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Other:
Honors
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
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, turn in weekly summaries, open the discussion on their week's topic, and write a brief paper evaluating one of the articles discussed in more detail. This paper will be turned in on the last day of classes.

Workshop attendance is mandatory, and each student will be required to subscribe to the Wall Street Journal for the term. Subscription information will be available in class the first day.

Students in ECON 108 MUST BE enrolled in ECON 101. Please contact Jan Gerson (jgerson@umich.edu) if you are interested in enrolling for ECON 108 and are unable to register for it.

Course Requirements:

Evaluation of students will be entirely on the basis of their paper, attendance, and summaries.

Intended Audience:

Students in ECON 108 MUST BE enrolled in ECON 101.

Class Format:

No data submitted

ECON 108 - Introductory Microeconomics Workshop
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
11566
Closed
0
4Hnrs (LSA or Departmental)
-
F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
002 (LEC)
P
20038
Closed
0
2Hnrs (LSA or Departmental)
-
F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
003 (SEM)
P
24292
Closed
0
 
-
F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Note: Please be aware that EVERY student who is not enrolled CONCURRENTLY in Economics 101 will be dropped from this course.
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