SemesterSpring Semester, 2021
DepartmentIntegrated Curriculum by Dept. of Economics
Course NameEconomics
Course TypeRequired
PrerequisiteEconomic Analysis、Economics、Intro Microeconomics、Introduction to Economics、Principle of Economics
Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule

1. Perfect Competition and Supply Curve

2. Monopoly

3. Oligopoly

4. Market Failure, Externalities, and Public Goods

5. Factor Markets

6. Uncertainty and Information

7. GDP: Measuring Total Production and Income

8. Economic Growth

9. Finance, Savings, and Investment

10. Labor Markets, Unemployment, and Inflation

11. Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply

12. Expenditure Multipliers

13. The Business Cycle, Inflation, and Deflation

14. Fiscal Policy

15. Monetary Policy 


Expected workload per week:

1 topic listed above

3 In-class Hours

4.5 Outside-of-class Hours

Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant

The teaching assistant will lead weekly discussion sessions and grade homework and exams.


Your class participation is required. There will be a series of problem sets. You are strongly encouraged to work together with classmates when solving these assignments, but complete and turn in your own. Note that no late assignments will be accepted. 

The grade will be based on class participation (5%), problem sets (15%), two in-class quizzes (20%), a midterm exam (30%) and a final exam (30%).

Textbook & Reference

? Michael Parkin (2018) Economics 13th edition Pearson. 

? Daron Acemoglu, David Laibson, and John List (2018) Economics, 2nd edition, Pearson. 

? Paul Krugman and Robin Wells (2018) Economics 5th edition Worth Publishers.

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