Econ 219 Spring 2005
Textbook: N. Gregory Mankiw "Macroeconomics" 5e  


Exams: There will be two midterm examinations and one final examination. Midterms are scheduled for the 16^{th} of February and the 30^{th} of March. Final examination date will be announced in due course. 

Midterms – 2x20%



Course structure: 
Notes: 

Introduction: 

The science of macroeconomics Ch 1  
The data of macroeconomics Ch 2  
Classical theory: 

National income Ch 3  
Money and inflation Ch 4, Ch 18  
Open economy Ch 5  02072005 02092005  
Unemployment Ch 6  02112005 HW1Solutions 02232005  
Midterm February 16^{th} 
Practice Midterm (with the answer key) 

Business cycle theory: 
Labor unions 

Introduction to Economic fluctuations Ch 9  02252005  
Aggregate demand I Ch 10  02282005 03022005 Practice/HW  
Aggregate demand II Ch 11  Chapter 11 notes HW problem #7Answer  
Aggregate demand in open economy Ch 12  Chapter 12 notes  

Practice/HW 



Aggregate supply Ch 13  Chapter 13 notes  
Growth theory: 

Economic growth I Ch. 7  Chapter 7 notes  
Economic growth II Ch. 8  Chapter 8 notes  
If we have time: 

Advances in Business Cycle Theory Ch. 19  Chapter 19 notes  
Final Exam May 5^{th} 
Practice (Ch13, 7, 8 and 19) 

Final exam is cumulative !!!  Final exam  
One comment:
I've been accused of giving too low grades for this particular class (somebody
said the average was D).
Here are the ACTUAL final grades:
C
C+
C
X
C
C
B+
A
B
B+
B
C+
C
A
A
C+
B
A
A
B
C+
D+
F (did not show up for the midterm)
B
A
C
B
B+
X
A
C+
C+
C+
D+
B
The average is B (2.7 in GPA units).