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“The Theory of Economics does not furnish a body of settled conclusions immediately applicable to policy. It is a method rather than a doctrine, an apparatus of the mind, a technique of thinking which helps its possessor to draw correct conclusions.”    John Maynard Keynes  

Course syllabi are available and current for both ECON& 201 and 202 by clicking above on "Economics Courses" and then on the course number in left column of that next page. Paper copies are not distributed. Is that sustainable? Or green? 

R.I.P. February 20, 2013  Armen Alchian

Milton Friedman    Why Money Matters    Capitalism and Friedman  R.I.P. November 16, 2006

Foundation for Teaching Economics link    Paul Heyne, author of the microeconomics textbook, created this foundation and the various Lesson Plans and other material here may help you sort out the many key and fundamental concepts of the economic way of thinking. Useful for any economics course.

From Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, in his economicss textbook:
The 7 basic principles of economics: Scarcity, Cost-Benefit comparison, Incentives, Comparative Advantage, Opportunity Cost, Efficiency, and Equilibrium.

Principles textbook author and professor at Harvard, N Gregory Mankiw (first economics textbook author to be paid $1 million advance), offers his view of the Great Financial Crisis of 2008-2009. Here

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Last updated 25 Feb 2013