Econ Fall

Course Syllabus

Week #1 (October 10-13) Opportunity Cost/Scarcity

10/10 "Survival Activity" 'Three Basic Economic Questions' 
10/11 "Scarcity and Opportunity Cost"
10/12 "How to Organize" 
10/13 Economies and Markets and Circular Flow
 
Week #2 (October 16-20) Graphing PPC/PPF
10/16 Intro into PPF/PPC 
10/17 Continue Graphing PPC/PPF
10/18 Intro to Supply/Demand PPT (pages 51-55 and 73-78)
10/19 Demand
10/20 Supply

Week #3 (October 23-27) Supply/Demand
10/23 Functions of Supply/Demand 
10/24 Quiz on Friday's H/W, and Supply/Demand
10/25 Activity 3.1
10/26 Shifts in Supply
10/27 Shifts in Supply

Week #4 (October 30-November 3) Price Floors/Ceilings
10/30 Finish 3.4
10/31 Shifts in Supply
11/1 "How to get fat in America" Subsidies (Video)
11/2 Price Floors/Ceilings
11/3 Big Stadium/College Activity

Week #5 (November 6-10) Midterm Exam
11/6 Market in Wheat Game
11/7 Intervention Day
11/8 Midterm Prep
11/9 Midterm Exam (five essay (graphs) 25 Multiple Choice
11/10 Holiday - Veterans Day

Week #6 (November 13-17) Microeconomics
11/13 Business Structures
11/14 Positive Corporations 
11/15  Labor Union PPT
11/16 Governments Role in Business Notes/Industry Performance/"Starbucks" Video
11/17 The Video "Maxed Out"

Week #7 (November 20-21) Intro to Macroeconomics
11/20 Money 
11/21 Money (Cont.)
11/22-24 Holiday - Thanksgiving 

Week #8 (November 27-December 1) Macroeconomics
11/27 Macro Reintroduction Day
11/28 GDP PPT / Intro to GDP 
11/29  GDP, in class practice
11/30 Unemployment/Inflation  
12/1 "Two Families" Video

Week #9 (December 4-8) Macroeconomics
12/4 Debrief "Two Families"
12/5 Federal Reserve 327-344
12/6 Federal Reserve
12/7 Fiscal Policy 349-365 ("IOUSA"????)
12/8 Excerpts of "IOUSA"

Week #10 (December 11-15) Macroeconomics and Final!
12/11 Wrap up Fiscal Policy
12/12 "Inequality for All"
12/13 Final Prep
12/14 Final!
12/15 Final!
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