EC 301 Intermediate Macroeconomics
S1T 2007 DLB
MBA (Economics & Finance)
12412 Tierra Nogal, El Paso, TX 79938
Generally Early mornings during the week
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1/15/07 to 3/11/07
A. Gordon, Macroeconomics. 10th ed. ISBN: 0-321-27880-1. B. Soule, Intermediate Macroeconomics Supplement for Internet Course. (Hereinafter IMS) ISBN 007-235019-9
C. Hacker, Diana. Rules for Writers, (Strongly recommended manual on APA Style.)
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).
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
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
Grading Criteria – Evaluation Item Points
Term Paper Topic
Open-Book, MID-TERM TEST
Term Paper Proposal and References
PROCTORED FINAL EXAM
You must pass the Proctored Final Exam with 60% or higher in order to pass the course. The Final Exam will be closed book and closed notes. Course Participation includes participation in the Conference Area threaded discussions.
Grading Scale: A = 90-100, B = 80-89, C = 70-79, D = 60-69, F = 0-59.
Homework will be assigned during the course in the thread for each week. Homework will be due on the following Monday. Homework is intended to prepare the student for the final exam.
All final exams will be comprehensive and will be closed book and closed notes. 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 Associate Dean.
The Proctored final exam for online courses must be passed with a grade of 60% or higher in order to pass the course regardless of the overall average. The grade for students who pass the proctored final will be based on the overall average of homework and tests taken during the course. The proctored final exam must address only material which the student has been taught in class.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
- Use the fiscal multiplers to determine the change in Y, given a change in G.
- Use the monetary multipliers to determine the change in Y for a change in MS.
- Explain how monetarist and new-classical theories have evolved.
- Discuss how the new-Keynesian theory justifies and clarifies the Keynesian policy prescriptions.
- Explain the interrelationship between the government-budget deficit and the trade deficit.
- Describe how national savings determines the trade deficit, not tariffs or other protectionism.
- Define the government-spending deficit and explain how it relates to supply-side economics.
- Research and write a macroeconomics term paper.
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