Sunday, January 22, 2012

Econ 206: Macroeconomic Analysis. Sunday, Fall 2011. 9:20-12:00.

The material posted here is for: 

Econ 206: Macroeconomic Anaylsis
Spring 2012
Sunday 9:20 - 12:00 
Room Science B145

As you probably noticed there is a direct link to this post on the right hand side of the blog. 

I can be reached at:

Office Hours: Sunday:  8:00am to 9:00am and 12:00pm to 1:00pm

If I am not in the classroom (SC-B145) I will be in the adjunct office in the economics department: PH300B.  I will also usually be available after class. 

*NOTE*  The classroom has changed from SC-B145 to SC-B141 next door. 


Class Material:


1. Some Links about Apple
2. Structural vs Cyclical Unemployment
3. The Mankiw Walkout (Occupy Economics) and Teaching Econ.
4. Text's about the Financial Crisis
5. Some Links About Unemployment as a Labor Surplus.
6. Paul Krugman: Zero Bounds and Butter Mountains 

Homework Assignments:
1. Must be handed in during class.

2. Must be stapled. Assignments not stapled will lose a letter grade 

3. You must answer all questions. Failure to answer one question will result in a check minus. Failure to answer more than one question will result in a zero.
4. Rules for Emailing homework assignments (emergencies only)
a. Must be a single, legible pdf or word document.
b. Must be time stamped before the beginning of class on the day it is due.

Homework #1: Due March 4th.
Homework #2: Due March 11th.
Homework#3: Due March 18th.
Homework #4: Due March 25th
Homework #5: Due May 6th
Homework #6: Due May 13th


  1. is anyone else having problems with the data being corrupt when trying to open the files?

  2. nevermind, it was just part of the data which wasnt opening correctly. got it...