Econ 219 Fall 2005

Notice: No class on December 9th. But if you are on campus you can stop by. I will be in my office.
11/02/2006 12:30:05 -0500

Textbook: N. Gregory Mankiw "Macroeconomics" 5e


Instructor:
Marius Jurgilas
Office: Mont 444
Class:
M/W/F 2PM Mont, 441
Phone: 486-4443
E-mail:
marius.jurgilas@uconn.edu

 


Office hours:
After class and by appointment.

Exams:

There will be two midterm examinations and one final examination. Midterms are scheduled for the the 26th of September and the 14th of November. Final examination date will be announced in due course.


Grade structure:

Midterms 2x20%
Final 40%
Problem sets 15%
Preparation 5%

 

 
  • Your preparation grade will reflect your attendance and overall preparation for the class.
  • There will be several problem sets given throughout the semester. You are encouraged to work in groups while you should submit your own work only. Late submission of any due work will have a penalty of 20% for each late day.
  • Final exam will be cumulative.

Course structure:

Notes:

Introduction:
 
The science of macroeconomics Ch 1 Chapter 1 slides
The data of macroeconomics Ch 2 Chapter 2 slides

Classical theory:
 
National income Ch 3 Chapter 3 slides
Money and inflation Ch 4 Chapter 4 slides

Midterm September 26th

 
   
Money cont.  Ch 18  
Open economy Ch 5 Part 1     Part 2
Unemployment Ch 6 Quiz #2 HW
Introduction to Economic fluctuations Ch 9 Prof. C. Zimmermann's notes on business cycle (read part 1 and 3)
Aggregate demand I Ch 10 Part 1 Part 2
Aggregate demand II Ch 11 Chapter 11 notes
Aggregate demand in open economy  Ch 12 Chapter 12 notes


Midterm November 14th


Review questions Practice midterm

 

Second midterm answerkey
Aggregate supply  Ch 13 Chapter 13 sildes

Growth theory:
 
Economic growth I Ch. 7 Chapter 7 slides
Economic growth II Ch. 8 Chapter 8 notes

If we have time:

 
Advances in Business Cycle Theory Ch. 19  

Final Exam December 13th (3:30PM)

Check out the last year exams!
Final exam is cumulative !!! Review question (Ch 13,7 and 8)
   

Grades for the course:

GRADE
B-
A
B+
C+
C+
A
D
B-
B-
B+
C
A-
A
B-
B-
D+
D+
B+
D+
C+
B-
B-
C-
C+
C+
C-
C+
A
B+
D-
Average: B-