Fall 2019

An Introduction to Economics

Listed in: Economics, as ECON-111

Formerly listed as: ECON-11  |  ENST-23

Moodle sites: Course  |  Section 01  |  Section 02  |  Section 03  |  Section 04

Faculty

Jake Blackwood (Section 03)
Mesay Melese Gebresilasse (Section 03)
Jakina Debnam Guzman (Section 02)
Jun Ishii (Section 04)
Christopher G. Kingston (Section 01)
Neil W. White (Section 01)
Geoffrey R. Woglom (Section 02)

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. Two 80-minute and one 50-minute lecture/discussion per week.

Requisite for all other courses in Economics.

Fall semester: Sections 1 and 2 limited to 18 Amherst College students per discussion section; Section 3 limited to 30 Amherst College students. Spring semester: Section 1 limited to 18 Amherst College students per discussion section; Section 2 limited to 25 Amherst College Students. The Department.

Please note: In the Spring semester, section 1 requires students to choose from discussion sections 01, 02, or 03. Section 02 requires discussion section 04. 

If Overenrolled: Drop students who do not attend the first two classes and admit students from a waiting list.

Keywords

Quantitative Reasoning

Offerings

2019-20: Offered in Fall 2019 and Spring 2020
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