Econ 215 - Fall 2008

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Here is a tentative schedule, this schedule will change as the semester goes on.

Fall 2008 - Econ 215 - Shane Murphy
DateSection
August27 WBF1 Thinking Like an Economist
29 FBF2 Comparative Advantage
September 1 MNo Class - Labor day
3 WBF2 Conparative Advantage
Homework due
5 FBF3 Supply and Demand
8 MBF3 Supply and Demand
10 WBF3 Supply and Demand
Homework due
12 FBF4 Spending, Income and GDP
15 MBF4 Spending, Income and GDP
17 WBF4 Spending, Income and GDP
Homework due
19 FBF5 Inflation and the Price Level
22 MBF5 Inflation and the Price Level
24 WBF9 The Financial System, Money, and Prices
Homework due
26 FBF9 The Financial System, Money, and Prices
29 MBF10 Short-Term Fluctuations
October
1 WBF12 Stabilizing the Economy: The Role of the Federal Reserve
Homework due
3 FBF12 Stabilizing the Economy: The Role of the Federal Reserve
6 MBF14 Macroeconomic Policy
8 WBF14 Macroeconomic Policy
Homework due
10 FBF14 Macroeconomic Policy
13 MBF7 Economic Growth
15 WBF7 Economic GrowthHomework due
17 FMidterm Review
20 MMidterm Exam
22 WE1 To Help the Poor
24 FBF9 The Financial System, Money, and Prices
27 MBF9 The Financial System, Money, and Prices
29 WBF11 Spending and Output in the Short RunHomework due
31 FE2 Aid for Investment
November
3 MBF8 Saving, Capital Formation, and Financial Markets
5 WBF8 Saving, Capital Formation, and Financial Markets
Homework due
7 FE3 Solow's Surprise: Investment Is Not the Key to Growth
10 ME4 Educated for What?, E5 Cash for Condoms?
12 WBF13 Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply
Homework due
14 FBF13 Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply
17 MBF15 Exchange Rates and the Open Economy
19 WBF15 Exchange Rates and the Open Economy
Homework due
21 FE6 The Loans That Were, the Growth That Wasn't, E7 Forgive Us Our Debts
24 MBF16 International Trade and Capital Flows
26 WE8 Tales of Increasing Returns: Leaks, Matches, and Traps
Homework due
28 FNo Class - Thanksgiving
December 1 ME9 Creative Destruction: The Power of Technology, E10 Under an Evil Star
3 WE11 Governments Can Kill Growth, E12 Corruption and Growth
Homework due
5 FE13 Polarized Peoples, E14 Conclusion: The View from Lahore
8 MFinal Exam Review
9-11Final Exam

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