ECON 101 - Principles of Economics I
Section: 400
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Economics (ECON)
Department: LSA Economics
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS, QR/2
Advisory Prerequisites:
High school algebra and geometry.
Other Course Info:
ECON 101 and 102 are required as prerequisites to an Economics major and to upper-level courses in Economics. F, W, Sp/Su.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course introduces microeconomic concepts and analysis, supply and demand analysis, theories of the firm and individual behavior, competition and monopoly, and imperfect competition. Throughout the semester, the course will stress applications of elementary economic theory to real world issues and problems. Topics that we will investigate include the basic supply and demand model, price controls, taxes, trade, pollution, and monopolies.

Course Requirements:

Students will be evaluated based on exams and graded take-home quizzes.

Intended Audience:

Everyone! Specifically, ECON 101 and 102 are required as prerequisites to an Economics major and to upper-level courses in Economics. ECON 101 is the first in the sequence (Econ 102 being the second).

Class Format:

The course format consists of three hours of lecture per week by the professor and a one and a half hour section meeting led each week by a graduate student instructor.

ECON 101 - Principles of Economics I
Schedule Listing
100 (LEC)
 
11111
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MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Note: Students will be auto-enrolled in LEC 100 when they elect DIS 101-115. There will be three midterms for this course: Tuesday October 9, 8-10PM; Tuesday November 6, 8-10PM; and Tuesday December 4, 8-10PM. All exams must be taken on the assigned dates and times. If you cannot take these exams as scheduled, please register for an open section in another lecture of Econ 101. No exceptions will be made to these exam dates and times. No overrides will be issued for this class.
101 (DIS)
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11112
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F 8:30AM - 10:00AM
102 (DIS)
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Th 10:00AM - 11:30AM
103 (DIS)
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11114
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Th 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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11115
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F 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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F 1:00PM - 2:30PM
107 (DIS)
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F 2:30PM - 4:00PM
109 (DIS)
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Th 5:30PM - 7:00PM
110 (DIS)
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11116
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F 11:30AM - 1:00PM
111 (DIS)
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F 11:30AM - 1:00PM
113 (DIS)
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20890
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F 1:00PM - 2:30PM
115 (DIS)
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Th 10:00AM - 11:30AM
200 (LEC)
 
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MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Note: Students will be auto-enrolled in LEC 200 when they elect DIS 201-211; No overrides will be issued for this class.
201 (DIS)
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11119
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M 2:30PM - 4:00PM
203 (DIS)
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11120
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Tu 11:30AM - 1:00PM
204 (DIS)
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11121
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Tu 8:30AM - 10:00AM
205 (DIS)
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Tu 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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M 2:30PM - 4:00PM
207 (DIS)
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208 (DIS)
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M 4:00PM - 5:30PM
209 (DIS)
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M 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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Tu 11:30AM - 1:00PM
212 (DIS)
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M 4:00PM - 5:30PM
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Tu 8:30AM - 10:00AM
300 (LEC)
 
11126
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Note: Students will be auto-enrolled in LEC 300 when they elect DIS 301-311; There will be three midterms for this course:Oct. 9th, 8-10pm; Nov. 6th, 8-10pm; and Dec. 5th, 8-10pm. All exams must be taken on the assigned dates and times. If you cannot take these exams as scheduled, please register for an open section in another lecture of Econ 101. No exceptions will be made to these exam dates and times. No overrides will be issued for this class.
301 (DIS)
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11127
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F 11:30AM - 1:00PM
302 (DIS)
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F 2:30PM - 4:00PM
303 (DIS)
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F 10:00AM - 11:30AM
304 (DIS)
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305 (DIS)
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306 (DIS)
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307 (DIS)
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Th 5:30PM - 7:00PM
308 (DIS)
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309 (DIS)
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311 (DIS)
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312 (DIS)
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F 2:30PM - 4:00PM
315 (DIS)
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316 (DIS)
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F 10:00AM - 11:30AM
400 (LEC)
 
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TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Note: There will be three midterms for this course: Tuesday October 9, 8-10PM; Tuesday November 6, 8-10PM; and Tuesday December 4, 8-10PM. All exams must be taken on the assigned dates and times. If you cannot take these exams as scheduled, please register for an open section in another lecture of Econ 101. No exceptions will be made to these exam dates and times. No overrides will be issued for this class.
401 (DIS)
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22808
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Th 2:30PM - 4:00PM
402 (DIS)
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1
 
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F 11:30AM - 1:00PM
403 (DIS)
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23113
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Th 2:30PM - 4:00PM
404 (DIS)
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23114
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F 1:00PM - 2:30PM
405 (DIS)
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23115
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Th 6:00PM - 7:30PM
406 (DIS)
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23116
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Th 4:00PM - 5:30PM
500 (LEC)
 
22887
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MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: This section is reserved for CSP students. Permission from a CSP advisor is required. Please contact CSP for more information at 764-9128 or csp-4info@umich.edu.
501 (DIS)
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3CSP
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F 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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ISBN: 1464143870
Microeconomics by Paul Krugman and Robin Wells, Fourth edition, Worth Publishers
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