Time: MWF, 11:00-11:50, Room: Fisk 302
COURSE DESCRIPTION: An
introduction to economic analysis for students with a strong
mathematical
background. The determination of market equilibrium and the level of
aggregate
economic activity will be studied as a basis for analyzing current
economic
policy problems such as inflation, unemployment, pollution, rent
control,
and rationing.
This is not a course in mathematical economics; rather, it is a course
for students whose background in the calculus facilitates the learning
of economics. This course is smartened up, not dumbed down.
This
course is being substantially revised for the fall of 2000-2001.
Instead of a standard non-calculus based
introductory
economics textbook, there will be two major readings:
While much will be different, much will be the same; therefore, you may find it informative to click below to see Old Problem Sets, Handouts etc. from last year.
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