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ECON 103: Principles of Macroeconomics

Class #20026, Section 1001

Monday, Wednesday: 4:00
-

5:15 PM

Instructor: Paul Etchegoyhen, M.B.A.

Phone: (775) 267
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1110

E
-
mail:
Paul.Etchegoyhen@wnc.edu

Spring Semester 2013

Carson City Campus

Course Description:

Introduces the study of the determination of levels of national income, employment
and prices, and basic causes for fluctuations of these levels.

Course Objectives:

Thi
s course introduces the study of the determination of levels of national income,
employment and prices, and basic causes for fluctuation of these levels.

Describe an
d

discuss

the basics of economics: opportunity costs and production curves
, supply and
demand, public sector and national income.

Explain the major problems of macroeconomics: opportunity costs, and production curves, supply
and demand, public sector and national income.

Illustrate policies of Keynes, monetarists, and
supply
-

siders, to the basic problems of above.

Discuss financial markets and international trade and finance.

Find and interpret pertinent data.

Solve problems using underlying mathematical theories.

Att
endance is expected, and if you cannot attend class notify the instructor
. There are
quizzes (25%), and three

projects (25%), that count 5

There are two exams, (Mid
term 25% and Final 25%), that count 50% of the total grade.
Permissio
n must
be received from the instructor to

reschedule an exam
.

The average of the grades will then be determined as follows:

90

100% = A, 80

89% = B, 70

79% = C, 60

69% = D, less than 60% = F.

It is the responsibility of the student to drop the
class by the 9
th

week of the semester to receive a “W”,
if you do not want a grade to be assigned.
Review

the “WNC Spring 2013 Schedule”
for specific dates.

Methods of Instruction:

lectures, class discussions, reading assignments, cooperative projects,

case
review, research
, other
.

Required Textbook:

Mankiw
, N. Gregory,
Brief
Principles of Macroeconomics
, South
-
Western, Cengage
Learning.

Refer to the “WNC Spring 2013 Schedule”, and the current “WNC Course Catalog”, for rules and other
relevant informa
tion.

Please turn off all cell phones during class.