Fall 2008

An Introduction to Economics

Listed in: Economics, as ECON-11

Faculty

Sami Alpanda (Sections 01 and 16)
Adam D. Honig (Sections 02 and 26)
Jun Ishii (Sections 03 and 36)
Christopher G. Kingston (Sections 04 and 46)
Steven G. Rivkin (Sections 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 16, 26, 36, 46, 56 and 66)
Katharine R. E. Sims (Sections 05 and 56)
Geoffrey R. Woglom (Sections 06, 16, 26, 36, 46, 56 and 66)

Description

A study of the central problem of scarcity and of the ways in which the U.S. economic system allocates scarce resources among competing ends and apportions the goods produced among people. Requisite for all other courses in economics. Each section limited to 25 Amherst College students. Sections 01-06. One lecture and three hours of discussion per week. Fall semester: Professors Alpanda, Honig, Ishii, Kingston, Rivkin (Course Chair), Sims, and Woglom. Sections 01-06. Three hours of lecture and one hour of discussion per week. Spring semester. Professors Honig, Ishii, Rivkin (Course Chair), and Sims. Section 05 is designed for students interested in environmental studies. See Environmental Studies 23 for more information. Spring semester. Professor Sims. Enrollment limited. Fall and Spring semesters.

ECON 11 - DIS

Section 01
Tu 10:00 AM - 11:20 AM SMUD 204
Th 10:00 AM - 11:20 AM SMUD 204

Section 02
M 02:00 PM - 03:20 PM SMUD 207
W 02:00 PM - 03:20 PM SMUD 207

Section 03
Tu 10:00 AM - 11:20 AM MERR 220
Th 10:00 AM - 11:20 AM MERR 220

Section 04
M 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM CONV 207
W 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM CONV 207
F 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM CONV 207

Section 05
Tu 08:30 AM - 09:50 AM CONV 207
Th 08:30 AM - 09:50 AM CONV 207

Section 06
M 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM JOCH 21
W 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM JOCH 21
F 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM JOCH 21

Section 16
Tu 10:00 AM - 11:20 AM SMUD 204
Th 10:00 AM - 11:20 AM SMUD 204

Section 26
M 02:00 PM - 03:20 PM SMUD 207
W 02:00 PM - 03:20 PM SMUD 207

Section 36
Tu 10:00 AM - 11:20 AM MERR 220
Th 10:00 AM - 11:20 AM MERR 220

Section 46
M 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM CONV 207
W 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM CONV 207
F 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM CONV 207

Section 56
Tu 08:30 AM - 09:50 AM CONV 207
Th 08:30 AM - 09:50 AM CONV 207

Section 66
M 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM JOCH 21
W 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM JOCH 21
F 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM JOCH 21

ECON 11 - LEC

Section 01
Tu 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM MERR 1

Section 02
Tu 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM MERR 1

Section 03
Tu 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM MERR 1

Section 04
Tu 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM MERR 1

Section 05
Tu 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM MERR 1

Section 06
Tu 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM MERR 1

Section 16
Tu 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM MERR 1

Section 26
Tu 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM MERR 1

Section 36
Tu 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM MERR 1

Section 46
Tu 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM MERR 1

Section 56
Tu 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM MERR 1

Section 66
Tu 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM MERR 1

ECON 11 - L/D

Section 16
Th 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM WEBS 102

Section 26
Th 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM WEBS 102

Section 36
Th 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM WEBS 102

Section 46
Th 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM WEBS 102

Section 56
Th 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM WEBS 102

Section 66
Th 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM WEBS 102

Offerings

2024-25: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Fall 2007, Spring 2008, Fall 2008, Spring 2009, Fall 2009, Spring 2010, Fall 2010, Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Fall 2020, Spring 2021, Fall 2021, Spring 2022