ECON 102 - Principles of Economics II
Fall 2013, Section 200
Instruction Mode: Section 200 is (see other Sections below)
Subject: Economics (ECON)
Department: LSA Economics
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Details

Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS, QR/2
Advisory Prerequisites:
ECON 101.
Other Course Info:
ECON 101 and 102 are required as prerequisites to an Economics major and to upper-level courses in Economics. ECON 102 should not be taken without having taken ECON 101. F, W, Sp, Su.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

Macroeconomics is the study of economic behavior in aggregate. We will examine how national wealth and well-being are determined, and we'll ask what (if anything) we can do to guide and adjust our aggregate economic fate. Along the way, we will consider theories of production, unemployment, inflation, long-run growth, investment and savings, business cycles (the "boom and bust cycle"), money, and international trade.

The course strives to give students a broad perspective in terms of the intellectual history of big-picture economic debates, as well as a data-driven discussion of the current state of the economy.

Course Requirements:

Grades are based on three non-cumulative exams, weekly homework assignments, daily classroom i>Clicker participation, and three short newspaper article analyses.

Intended Audience:

ECON 101 and 102 are required as prerequisites to the concentration and to upper-level courses in Economics. ECON 102 is useful to any student interested in social policy or the basics of the business environment.

Students are STRONGLY encouraged to take ECON 101 (Microeconomics) prior to taking ECON 102. The course is taught under the assumption that students are familiar with the basic tools and topics of ECON 101. While some time will be spent reviewing the most critical topics of ECON 101, this course should largely be seen as an extension of ECON 101 (and as a bridge to ECON 401). This course will expand your comfort in graphical and algebraic analysis.

Class Format:

Large-classroom lectures plus small-section problem solving.

Schedule

ECON 102 - Principles of Economics II
Schedule Listing
100 (LEC)
 In Person
11397
Open
2
 
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TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
9/3/13 - 12/11/13
Note: Students will be auto-enrolled in section 100 when they elect sections 101-111. Midterm exams dates:
102 (DIS)
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Th 1:00PM - 2:30PM
9/3/13 - 12/11/13
103 (DIS)
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11399
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Th 1:00PM - 2:30PM
9/3/13 - 12/11/13
104 (DIS)
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11400
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1
 
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F 1:00PM - 2:30PM
9/3/13 - 12/11/13
106 (DIS)
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11401
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F 10:00AM - 11:30AM
9/3/13 - 12/11/13
107 (DIS)
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11402
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Th 4:00PM - 5:30PM
9/3/13 - 12/11/13
108 (DIS)
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11403
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Th 4:00PM - 5:30PM
9/3/13 - 12/11/13
109 (DIS)
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11404
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110 (DIS)
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16849
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Th 2:30PM - 4:00PM
9/3/13 - 12/11/13
111 (DIS)
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16850
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F 1:00PM - 2:30PM
9/3/13 - 12/11/13
200 (LEC)
 In Person
11405
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7
 
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
9/3/13 - 12/11/13
Note: Students will be auto-enrolled in section 200 when they elect sections 201-211.
201 (DIS)
 In Person
11406
Closed
0
 
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Th 11:30AM - 1:00PM
9/3/13 - 12/11/13
202 (DIS)
 In Person
11407
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1
 
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Th 1:00PM - 2:30PM
9/3/13 - 12/11/13
204 (DIS)
 In Person
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F 11:30AM - 1:00PM
9/3/13 - 12/11/13
205 (DIS)
 In Person
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1
 
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F 2:30PM - 4:00PM
9/3/13 - 12/11/13
206 (DIS)
 In Person
11410
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1
 
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F 10:00AM - 11:30AM
9/3/13 - 12/11/13
207 (DIS)
 In Person
11411
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Th 4:00PM - 5:30PM
9/3/13 - 12/11/13
208 (DIS)
 In Person
11412
Open
3
 
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Th 4:00PM - 5:30PM
9/3/13 - 12/11/13
209 (DIS)
 In Person
11413
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1
 
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F 1:00PM - 2:30PM
9/3/13 - 12/11/13
211 (DIS)
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15591
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F 10:00AM - 11:30AM
9/3/13 - 12/11/13

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