Economics 020

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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
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Questions?
Any
suggestions?
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