to major or minor in economics?
to Online Economics with Dr. Myers:
Notice: If you
are trying to access
an online course in which you are registered go to http://springboard.uakron.edu.
You will not see your course until Dr. Myers makes it active.
book for E244 and E600 is Parkin's 8th edition, not a newer one that
will cost you so
much money. Your book could cost as low as $8.91 at the time of
writing (see ad to the right). Do not buy MyEconLab.
course is below -- the syllabii for Spring 2014 will be very similar to
the previous version of the course. The texts are the same.
The required book in E244
Introduction to Economic Analysis and E600 Foundations of
is the 8th
edition (NOT THE 9th or 10th) of Parkin "Economics" and I am not
requiring and not using MyEconLab. In fact MyEconLab is no longer be
8th edition. I highly recommend you buy a used and cheapest
book you can find (your welcome). You can click on the image to
the right to
take you to Amazon where you can see what is required. Again,
while it is sometimes bundled with MyEconLab, I will not be making use
MyEconLab. Why an older book? Contrary to publisher thought the
principles of economics do not change, only some of the examples.
Links to more recent data
however will be available online in the course.
the bookstore was charging
$233/$175 for new/used. Amazon was
offering the same for $52/$19. Your
All students in
all of my classes -- You
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If you at anytime think you want to
explore economics as a major, minor or a career click
A blog that I also write is Teaching and Learning
Economics With Technology which also deals with some economic
issues as well as my love of technology in instruction. (this blog is
course number (and term) in the subject, for example use
- E600 Spring 2014 if you are in 3250:600
- E244 Spring 2014 if you are in 3250:244
- E627 Spring 2014 if you are in 3250:627.
full name at the end of your message, not just a nick name
UAnet id under your name.
Syllabii - Spring
found in the syllabus and more information will be available once you
are admitted to the course.
current and past
available for your viewing:
- 3250:226 Computer Skills for Economics Analysis,
Fall 2013 (html version pdf version) Lab
Introduction to Economic
Analysis, Spring 2014 (html
version) 100% Online
Statistics for Econometrics Fall 2013 (html
Econometrics Spring 2014 (html
Foundations of Economic
Analysis Spring 2014 (html
- buy the econometric books to the right, used,
- Web access
- MS office
Explorer preferred for access to Springboard.
- SAS for E226,
E626, and E627