3/10/00. I have updated the
syllabus and notes pages with new scanned versions of my class
3/6/00. We will not cover the
material in Chapter 15, Government Debt and Budget Deficits. We will
cover the material in Chapter 14, Stabilization Policy, this week. The
last homework assignment is on the homework page. You do not have to
turn it in. I will post solutions on Thursday.
3/6/00. The final exam is scheduled
for 10:30-12:20 p.m., Monday, Mar. 13, 2000.
2/29/00. There is a mistake on the
homework page for this week's assignment. I mistakenly indicated that
the hw is from chapter 12. The hw should be from chapter 13. Sorry. ez.
2/23/00. The midterm review will be
Wednesday 2/23/00 from 6:00 to 8:00 in 315 Savery
2/14/00. The 2nd midterm exam will
be Thursday 2/24/00 during the entire class period. The exam will cover
all of the material in chapters 6,7,9,10 and 11.
CONNECTIONS 2000 is a rich spectrum of workshops, panels, and presentations
occurring all this week. Notices are in the Daily, on posters
and flyers, and of course a special website:
Of special interest to economics students
is the panel on Wednesday, February
2, 3:30-5:30 pm in SAV 239: ANALYZE THIS! A panel of analysts from
different employment sectors, all of whom are UW alumni, some who
received their degrees in economics, and 2
members of the Economics Visiting
Committee, are featured in this special session.
This session is hosted by the Economics
Undergraduate Board and the Economics
1/26/00. The Economics
Undergraduate Board offers free tutoring for econ 301. Tutoring is
available in Savery 144 at the following times:
Monday: 10:30-11:20; 12:30-1:20; 2:30-3:20
Tuesday: 2:30-3:20; 3:30-4:20
Wednesday: 9:30-10:20; 11:00-12:00; 2:30-3:20
Thursday: 2:30-3:20; 3:30-4:20
Friday: 10:30-11:20; 11:30-12:20; 12:30-1:20; 1:30-2:20; 3:00-4:00
1/25/00. Some review questions are
available on the new review questions
1/25/00. Please bring a blue book
and a calculator for the midterm on Thursday. The midterm will be a
closed book exam and will cover chapters 1-4 and the appendix to chapter
5. You are responsible for all of the material in these chapters not
just the lecture material.
1/19/00. For those interested in
subscribing to the Wall Street Journal, an online sign-up is available here.
1/18/00. The first midterm will be
on Thursday 1/27/00 during the second hour of class. I will post some
study questions before the weekend.
1/18/99. The reading for this week
is chapter 3, 4 and the appendix to chapter 5.
1/13/00. The homework for next week
is due on Thursday.
1/11/00. There Macrobytes software
on Mankiw's textbook
webpage is not fully operational. The data plotting tool is up and
running. Check this out, it is really cool. The module not running (and
also not listed on the webpage) illustrates the use of the macro
model developed in the text. I am told that it should be available by
the end of January.
12/31/99. There will be no class on
Thursday, January 6. I will try to schedule a make-up class.