Economics 2010 Rober Martinez-Espineira 1-Introduction My office is: AA3087 My e-mail is: [email protected] My office hours are posted on my door and on my website How to find me To learn about the Canadian and global economies To learn some of the key principles and tools used by economists To become an effective critic of economic policy To learn how to interpret Economics in the media Objectives of the Course Course Objectives The main text book for this course is Michael Parkin and Bade’s Microeconomics: Canada in the Global Environment, 7th Edition Text book Econ2010 website (coming soon) I will open access for you and e-mail you the link Quizzes and practice exercise on MyEconLab Other Study tools Practice with the quizzes suggested by Parkin Use the chapter tips Use office hours if you need help also 2 midterms: 60% Final exam: 40% Assessment read the text once before the lecture…and once afterwards read by section come to class take good notes To understand economics and succeed in ECON2010 work the problems in the text book work steadily week by week, not just a few days before an exam! To understand economics and succeed in ECON2010 do not despair if things seem complex, they are just different! do not get overconfident if things seem easy; they are, but they might get more complicated! To understand economics and succeed in ECON2010 Any Questions? Any suggestions?