Course Syllabus



 Lecture notes will be posted here, generally within 12 -18  hours after each class.

Exams from Previous Years

Source Materials for Intro Economics (Printed/Websites)


Short Articles On Economic Policy


Study Hints and Tips

New UWO Illness Policy for examinations

check out this blog:  EclectEcon

Required reading: R. A. Radford, "The Economic Organisation of a P.O.W. Camp," Economica, vol. 12, 1945. Reading this article is better than watching anything on television!

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Administrivia: You are responsible for knowing this material (especially make sure you understand the requirements for medical certification if you are sick and must miss an exam).

Arriving late for class is disruptive and inconsiderate to your classmates, i.e. it creates a negative externality.
To see how one professor has tried to dissuade tardiness,
click here.

If you think you understand "opportunity costs", take this little T-F quiz (just one question!) to see an important real-world application of the concept.

Please read this open letter to my students

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