Principles of Microeconomics |   ECON 2113
Lecture: MW 2:00pm - 3:15pm   |    Sci-Tech C-207
Office Hours: MW 3:30pm - 4:45pm   |   Brewster A-109


CLASS RESOURCES

Syllabus + Due Dates

Why be an economics major? 

Career salary by major: 

The Hamilton Project

ECU's Economics select job placements
(from past two years): 

Camden Property Trust (real estate investment)
Lockheed Martin (defense contractor)
Lenovo (computer manufacturing)
Duke University Health System (health care)
PRA (pharmaceutical)
Grady White Boats (retail/sales)
Tesla (tech and manufacturing)
New York Life (insurance)
Accenture (management consulting)
Firstline Promotions (marketing)
Scientific Games (gambling)
Congressman Walter Jones (politics)
NC General Assembly (politics)
Dixon, Hughes and Goodman (accounting)
Financial Risk Group (finance)
JP Morgan Chase (finance)
UBS (finance)
Robert Half Financial Services (finance)
Cardinal Financial Company (finance)
BB&T (banking)
First Citizens Bank (banking)
Wells Fargo (banking)
RMIT (Supply Chain Management)

PhD program Clemson University (academia)
PhD program Iowa State University (academia)
PhD program U. Texas Dallas (academia)
U. Nebraska MBA program (academia)
East Carolina University (academia)

Who studied economics?

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B.A. Economics
B.S. Economics (Applied Concentration)
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POST-FLORENCE UPDATE

QUIZ 2 BECOMES AVAILABLE ON 9-28 (5:00 PM) AND IS DUE 10-1 (8:00 AM)

EXAM 1 IN-CLASS 10-3

Response to Poll Everywhere Questions: 
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Chapter 1 slides

Organ Donation Rates

"Decoding Amazon's Fashion Ambitions"
(read by 2:00pm on 8-22-2018)

Decoding Amazon's Fashion Ambitions Slides
(8-22-2018)

Chapter 2 slides

Pitt County Data Portal

"How to tame the tech titans"
(read by 2:00pm on 8-27-2018)

Tech Titans Slides
(8-27-2018)

Trump presidential announcement

"Did China Eat America's Jobs?"
(listen by 2:00pm on 8-27-2018)

Did China Eat America's Jobs?
(8-27-2018)

Chapter 3 slides

More PPF Practice: 

Aldean & Jay Z Example

Salmon & Coffee Example

Bovine & Dog Food Example

Chapter 4 slides

News Today S&D Examples

Quiz #1 on Blackboard
      Available Friday (9-7) at 5:00pm
      Due Monday (9-10) by 8:00am

Quiz #1 Grade Distribution

Quiz 1 Review

Assigned Listening:
"The Invisible Paw"
(listen by 2:00pm on 9-24-2018)

The Invisible Paw Slides
(9-24-2018)

”Doughnut Economics”
(listen by 2:00pm on 9-24-2018)

“Peak Oil”
(listen by 2:00pm on 9-24-2018)

Doughnuts, Oil, Moral Hazard and Adverse Selection Slides

Extra Credit Assignment (due 9-24-2018)

S&D and PPF Additional Practice Questions

Chapter 5 slides

Class average (after Quiz 2, 10/1/2018)

Exam 1 study guide

Quiz #3 on Blackboard
      Available Friday (10-19) at 5:00pm
      Due Monday (10-22) by 8:00am

Chapter 6 slides

Chapter 7 slides

Price Controls in the NBA
(read by 2:00pm on 10-15-2018)

Why Uber is an Economist’s Dream
(listen by 2:00pm on 10-15-2018)

Uber in New York Times
October 16th, 2018

Why Uber is an Economist’s Dream Slides
(October 17, 2018)

Summer Abroad Econ Courses (Italy and Greece)

Quiz #4 on Blackboard
      Available Friday (10-26) at 5:00pm
      Due Monday (10-29) by 8:00am

Exam #2 in class on 10-31-2018

Quiz #5 on Blackboard
      Available Friday (11-9) at 5:00pm
      Due Monday (11-12) by 8:00am

Quiz #6 on Blackboard
      Available Friday (11-16) at 5:00pm
      Due Monday (11-19) by 8:00am

Exam #3 in class on 11-26-2018

Quiz #7 on Blackboard
      Available Tuesday (12-4) at 5:00pm
      Due Friday (12-7) by 8:00am

Quiz #8 Optional Cumulative Quiz
      Available Friday (12-5) at 5:00pm
      Due Monday (12-10) by 8:00am
Otherwise quiz average based on 7
quizzes.


Special Office Hours Review Session
TBA at 6:00pm on Friday 12-7-2018

Final Exam #4 2:00pm on 12-10-2018
Non-cumulative