Econ 101 // Prof. Dan Friedman
Final exam mean was 78.0, with std dev 10.0. This is better than most years --- good work! You can pick up your final exam, at my office, 417 E2, the first week of classes Winter quarter. And pick up a munchie from New Leaf while you are in the neighborhood -- better late than never!
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Managerial Economics A second course in microeconomics at the intermediate level, Economics 101 will emphasize interactions among firms and the internal organization of firms. The focus will be for-profit firms, but much of the material applies equally well to public sector and non-profit organizations.
Course prerequisites are a course in intermediate microeconomics such as 100A, and a course in statistical methods such as 113.
The primary text is Managerial Economics & Business Strategy, 7th ed. by Michael R. Baye(McGraw-Hill, 2009), denoted Baye below. Supplementary required readings include Wall Street Journal, New York Times, The Economist or a comparable news source. Additional readings are on reserve in the Science Library and/or posted below.
Grades are based on class participation and homework (25-30%), midterm exam (25%), and final exam (45-50%). Opportunities to earn bonus points (1-3%) include bringing in clippings related to class material, preparing official cheat sheets, and participating in classroom games.
The class meets Tu Th Noon - 1:45pm in Classroom Unit 1.
- Wentao Su, whose sections meet Wednesdays 9:30- 10:40am in Kresge 327 and Fridays 11-12:10 in 363 SocSci 2.
- Sameh Habib, whose sections meet Wednesdays, 12:30-1:40pm in 194 Engineering 2 and also 3:30-4:40pm in 175 Stevenson.
- Dan: Wednesdays 9 - 11am and by appointment in 417 Engineering 2.
- Sameh: M 11-12am in 403G and W 2-3pm in 403F Engineering 2.
- Wentao: Mon 2-3pm and Tuesday 3-4pm in 403G Engineering 2.
Due dates Final Exam is noon - 3pm Thursday December 13.