Fall 2011

An Introduction to Economics

Listed in: Economics, as ECON-111

Formerly listed as: ECON-11  |  ENST-23

Faculty

Brian A. Bethune (Section 02)
Salim B. Furth (Section 03)
Jun Ishii (Section 01)
Christopher G. Kingston (Sections 01, 02, 03, 04, 05 and 06)
Prakarsh Singh (Sections 04 and 06)
Frank H. Westhoff (Section 05)

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.

One lecture and three hours of discussion per week. Each section is limited to 35 Amherst College students. Fall semester: Professors Furth, Ishii, Kingston, Singh, and Westhoff.

One lecture and three hours of discussion per week. Each section is limited to 35 Amherst College students. Spring semester. Professors Singh and Woglom.

ECON 111 - DIS

Section 01
M 10:00 AM - 11:20 AM MERR 403
W 10:00 AM - 11:20 AM MERR 403

Section 02
Tu 02:00 PM - 03:20 PM MERR 2
Th 02:00 PM - 03:20 PM MERR 2

Section 03
Tu 10:00 AM - 11:20 AM SMUD 205
Th 10:00 AM - 11:20 AM SMUD 205

Section 04
M 12:30 PM - 01:50 PM CONV 207
W 12:30 PM - 01:50 PM CONV 207

Section 05
W 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM CONV 207
F 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM CONV 207

Section 06
M 02:00 PM - 03:20 PM CONV 207
W 02:00 PM - 03:20 PM CONV 207

ECON 111 - 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(s) ISBN Title Publisher Author(s) Comment Book Store Price
All Principles of Economics SouthWest/Cengage N. Gregory Mankiw 6th edition Amherst Books TBD
All Study Guide SouthWest/Cengage Hakes Recommended Only Amherst Books TBD

These books are available locally at Amherst Books.

Offerings

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, Fall 2022, Spring 2023, Fall 2023, Spring 2024, Fall 2024