The Maxwell School

Syracuse University

Syracuse University

The Maxwell School

Syracuse University

Syracuse University

- General Information, Textbook and Requirements
- General information that you may need at the beginning of the semester.
- Course Outline
- The list of the topics to be covered in class this semester including links to optional exercises.
- Materials from Class
- Copies of handouts not posted elsewhere.

Mar 19 | Office hours today will be 10-11 instead of 10-11:30. |

Mar 9 | Check-your-work answers to Exam 1 are now available. |

Mar 7 | Photo illustrating Larry Ellison's preferences. |

Mar 5 | The due date for Exercise 5 will be extended to Friday 3/9 at 5:00 pm. [more]. |

Feb 12 | Office hours today will be 10-11 instead of 10-11:30. |

Jan 24 | Magdi Ahmed will be the TA for the course. His contact information is available here. |

Jan 17 | Welcome! |

Exercise 1 | Due 1/24. Math exercise. |

Exercise 2 | Due 1/31. Finding and analyzing market equilibria. |

Exercise 3 | Due 2/7. The consequences of raising the gas tax in Washington, DC. |

Exercise 4 | Due 2/14. An analysis of US restrictions on sugar imports. |

Memo 1 | Due 2/26. Policy memo. |

Memo 1 Optional Revision | Due 3/26 by 11:59 pm. Optional revised policy memo. |

Exercise 5 | Due 3/7. Indifference curves and budget constraints. |

Exercise 6 | Due 3/28. Household equilibrium, utility functions and demand curves. |

- Exams from Previous Semesters
- These exams are a good guide to the questions that will be asked on exams this semester. Most people find it very helpful to do some of them for practice. They include "check your work" answers or detailed solutions.

The exercises available from the links below are also available through the "Course Outline" page under individual topics. That's probably a better way to get to them. They're listed here as well in case that's convenient.

- Online Economics Project
- Exercises with detailed explanations and some videos.
- Five Minute Exercises
- Very short practice exercises designed to be done in 5 minutes or so.
- Supplementary Exercises
- Other exercises you may want to do to help prepare for exams.

- Notation
- A quick reference list of names, abbreviations and symbols.
- Tips on Writing a Policy Memo
- There's no single formula for writing an effective policy memo because every policy is different. However, here are a few guidelines that may help.
- More Tips on Writing a Policy Memo
- Here are a few additional Do's and Don'ts about writing policy memos.
- Macrosoft
- An interactive monopoly simulation game.

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Peter J Wilcoxen, The Maxwell School, Syracuse University

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URL: http://wilcoxen.maxwell.insightworks.com/pages/104.html

Peter J Wilcoxen, The Maxwell School, Syracuse University

Revised 03/19/2018