EC 301 Intermediate Macroeconomics
S2G 2006 GRX
Ph.D. in Economics
After class periods
S2G 2006 - March 20 to May 14, 2006
Various dates based on student's needs
Ec141 and Ec142
Textbook: 1. Greg Mankiw, Macroeconomics Fifth Edition, 2003, Worth Publisher
2. McConnell and Brue: Macroeconomics, 16th ed., 2005.
Course Description: This course begins with a review of national income concepts including national income accounting. It analyzes fiscal and monetary policy using the ISLM model. The primary course focus is on the critical analysis of fiscal, monetary, new Keynesian, and new classical models and their success in explaining economic stability and the stimulation of economic growth. Pre-requisite: EC141. 3:0:3
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: Students are evaluate based on two exams, each of which counts for 40% of the course grade. Exam questions are composed of multiple choice questions, short essays and numerical problems and they are from the new chapters assigned(covered)since the previous test. A term paper on certain macroeconomic topic will count the remaining 20% of the course grade.
Grading: First exam,100 points. 40% of the course grade.
Second exam, 100 points, 40% of the course grade.
Paper, 100 points, 20% of the course grade.
Grade in percent = 0.40(ist test score) + 0.40(2nd test score) +0.20(paper score)
Then the following schedule will be used to assign course letter grades:
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Mankiw: Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10 and 11.
McConnell: Ch. 8, 9, 10, ll, 12, 13 and 14.
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 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
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 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89
Disability Guidelines:Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all learners that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to learners concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding learners with disabilities and, to the extent of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .
Additional Information:This course is offered for one student: Audria Jennig. She is expected to meet with the instructor on the regular bases and whenever she has questions. She must study all the assigned chapters from the texts indicated above, do the homework and take all specified exams for assessment.
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