EC 301 Intermediate Macroeconomics
U1T 2007 DLC
Snyman, Johannes H.
Professor of Business/Adjunct Faculty
Ph.D. Business AdministrationM.B.A.M.A.
June 4, 2007 - July 29, 2007
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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