ECON 136, International Economics, Fall 2016

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Class time & place

ENGR 401, Mon/Wed, 9:00-10:15 AM, Aug. 24 to Dec. 12.


Syllabus and text

The syllabus is here Your text is Sawyer and Sprinkle, “Applied International Economics,” 4th ed., Routledge 2014, available in the following versions

Previous versions of the text will not work.

Homework (15% of your grade)

You will have weekly homework assignments which will typically require four to six hours of work. They are to be submitted in class, usually on Monday. The homework you submit must be your own work. Identical text answers will be consider prima facie evidence of copying.

Quizzes (10%)

I will give short quizzes in class most weeks. There is no makeup on quizzes but I will drop several of your lowest quiz scores.

Midterm exams (each 20%)

In class, Oct. 12 and Nov. 15. No Scantron forms.

Class participation

I may increase your grade to the next level at my discretion, based on my recollection of your participation in class discussions.

Final exam (35%)

There will be a comprehensive final exam on Thur. Dec. 15 at 7:15 AM(!).

Extra Credit

The Economics Department sponsors the Provocative Lecture series. Three lectures are given each semester, and you can obtain extra credit by attending.

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