Steven C. Myers
Department of  Economics

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Economics Department

Want to major or minor in economics?

Welcome 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.

Summer 2017 - E600 Book and Syllabus

Three books in Economic Analysis

(1)
The primary book is by Timothy Taylor and Steve Greemlaw is FREE and Open Source. Please go to this link to acquire the text.
https://openstaxcollege.org/textbooks/principles-of-economics

(2)
The primary historical book for both 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 $22 at the time of this writing (see link to the text).  Do not bother to buy MyEconLab.  Go ahead and order the book onine.  You will can start the course without it since you do not need it until module 2. If you cannot find this text you may use the Taylor and Greenlaw text only. See inside the course for more details.
(You may also order the 8th edition of Microeconomics and Macroeconomics separately if separately they are cheaper or more available).

(3) A third book and the first we will use is by Henry Hazlitt, Economics in One Lesson. This text is freely available, please download it and read the first two chapters and then any other one chapter. I bet you get hooked and read more. FEE has begun charging $1 for thie text at  http://fee.org/resources/detail/economics-in-one-lesson-2.
A pdf version is at PDF file, a compatible with word DOC file or an abridged audio book in MP3 file).  If you want a physical book or a Kindle edition which are not free see here).

Syllabii - Most recent courses offered

More information will be available once you are admitted to the course.

Some current and past Syllabii are available for your viewing:

  1. 3250:226 Computer Skills for Economics Analysis, Fall 2016 (html version pdf version) Lab course
  2. 3250:244 Introduction to Economic Analysis, Spring 2017 (html version  pdf version100% Online
  1. 3250:626 Statistics for Econometrics Fall 2016 (html version  pdf version)  DyKnow Vision class
  2. 3250:627 Econometrics Spring 2016 (html version  pdf version)  DyKnow Vision class
    • buy the econometric books to the right, used, save money
  3. 3250:600 Foundations of Economic Analysis Summer 2017 (html version  pdf version)  100% Online

Computer requirements:

  • Computer access
  • Web access
  • MS office
  • Internet Explorer preferred for access to Springboard. 
  • SAS for E226, E626, and E627
Economics in One Lesson 
 
Learning Objectives by Chapter

Buy both of the next two books Microeconomics and Macroeconomics to have the same content as Parkin. Economics, 8th edition above. Buying both might be cheaper than the one larger book.

Microeconomics (8th Edition) Macroeconomics (8th Edition)

 
 



Econometrics Books




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If you are in the two 100% online courses you will be asked to take a few quizzes as part of the first module.

These two are:

  1. Is Distance Learning For Me
  2. VARK - a test of learning styles

When you need help there are Frequently Asked Questions and Answers posted here on the FAQ page (click here).

Springboard is the Course Management System (Web-pages) that we will use for our classes.




See the introduction to the online Economic Analysis class (this presentation is in Module 1)
direct link: http://gozips.uakron.edu/~myers/onlinesupport/CH1_sup_E244_intro.ppsx



 
 
 
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