On Monday, May 10, we will start discussing fiscal policy. We will follow this worksheet. I am asking students to research one topic ahead of class depending on their last name.
On Tuesday, May 11, we will discuss the third homework (due 5/18), I will discuss any aspects of the notes on fiscal policy leftover from Monday, an we will look at the U.S. and international fiscal outlooks.
On Thursday, May 13 and Friday, May 14, we will discuss economic growth, the studeny of long-run macroeconomics.
The mean on the second exam was a 115.9/150 (77.3%). The standard deviation was a 20.4/150 (13.6%). The minimum was a 54 and the maximum was a 143. Here are quintiles:
20th percentile (higher score than 20% of the class: 99/150
40th percentile: 115/150
60th percentile: 122/150
80the percentile: 135/150
90th percentile: 139/150
Throughout the semester, I will post my class notes and practice problems for each topic. These will be available under “Course Documents”
I am using an open source textbook this semester. It is available here.