EC 301 Intermediate Macroeconomics
U2DD 2008 DC
Bowen, John E.
2 Jun - 29 Jun 08 U2DD Special Term V
5:00 - 10:45 PM, Friday; 8;00 A.M - 5:45 P.M.
Gordon, Macroeconomics. 10th ed. ISBN: 0-321-27880-1.
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
The Following Print Sources are known for correctly using
economic analysis. Additionally, these sources are aimed at the undergraduate
non-economics major. Wall Street Journal. (Available by semester subscription,
which includes on-line version AND AT THE PARK ONLINE LIBRARY). The Economist
(This is a monthly magazine similar in appearance to Newsweek or Time.) Journal
of Economic Literature (Has excellent survey articles with numerous
references.) Journal of Economic Perspectives (Has several articles on a common
topic in each issue.) National Review (This is a conservative magazine that
includes excellent economic analysis.) These Internet Sources are particularly
appropriate for Term Paper Research Economics Web Resources (WebEc)
www.helsinki.fi/WebEc/WebEc.html Federal Reserve System Information
www.FederalReserveEducation.org Gordon Text Website (Requires access code)
http://www.awlonline.com/gordon National Bureau of Economic Research
www.nber.org OMB Web Page (Fed Budget)
http://www.access.gpo.gov/usbudget/index.html US Federal Gov Agency Page, LSU
Library www.lib.lsu.edu/gov/fedgov.html ike to assist you in achieving your
educational goals. Please contact your Campus Center for advising or enrollment
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Educational Philosophy: This course covers theory for the purpose of better understanding the real world. The purpose is not indoctrinate but to educate. It not intended to tell people what to think but to provide the tools to help them think for themselves and to see things from a variety of perspectives.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
Grading Scale: A
= 90-100, B = 80-89, C = 70-79, D = 60-69, F = 0-59.
Homework 10 points (10%), To be assigned the first night.
Paper Topic 5 points (5%)
MID-TERM TEST 30 points (30%)
Paper Proposal and References 5 points (5%)
Paper 20 points (20%)
FINAL COMPREHENSIVE CLOSED BOOK AND
CLOSED NOTE EXAM 30 points (30%)
TOTAL 100 points (100%)
ASSESSMENT (TERM PAPER) IS BROKEN DOWN INTO THREE STAGES: TOPIC 5%, Formal Proposal with
references 5%, and Final Paper 20%. Total value of the Term Paper: 30% of the
Term Paper Topic 5 points (5%)
Term Paper Proposal and References 5 points (5%)
Term Paper 20 points (20%)
FINAL COMPREHENSIVE CLOSED BOOK AND CLOSED NOTE EXAM 30 points (30%)
TOTAL 100 points (100%)
The course grade for students will be based on the overall average of homework and tests taken during the course in accordance with the weighting of the various requirements as stated in the syllabus.
All final exams in all School of Business and Management courses will be comprehensive and will be closed book and closed notes. They will constitute 30% of the total course grade and will not be a take-home exam. They will be completed during the test week in the period designated by the registrar or by the Proctor in the case online courses. If calculators are allowed, they will not be multifunctional electronic devices that include features such as: phones, cameras, instant messaging, pagers, and so forth. Electronic Computers will not be allowed on final exams unless an exception is made by the Dean of the School of Business and Management.
unless prior arrangements are made or there is compelling evidence that timely
submission would have either been impossible or unreasonable due to unique
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Proper respect
for all others will be demonstrated at all times.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: 1. Friday evening: June 6. Introduction and overview. Course requirements. Text: Part One.
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-86
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-88The course involves many hours over a few weekends and thus every effort should be made not to miss any classes.
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