Text Box: David J. Berri
Professor of Economics
 


 
 
 

 


 

 

 

 

CLASS SCHEDULE FOR SPRING 2014 SEMESTER

 

ECON 2020-02: Principles of Macroeconomics (11448)

Monday-Wednesday-Friday from 1pm to 1:50pm

Business 201

 

ECON 4950-01: Senior Seminar (11458)

Monday-Wednesday-Friday from 12pm to 12:50pm

Business 201

 

ECON 6200-01: Managerial Economics  (11521)

Thursday from 5:30pm to 8:20pm

Business 102

 

OFFICE HOURS FOR SPRING SEMESTER

Monday & Tuesday& Wednesday & Friday: 2pm to 4pm

 

 

SUU School of Business Academic Integrity Policy

 

COURSE FILES FOR PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS

TEXTBOOOK: Colander, David C; Macroeconomics, 9th ed.; McGraw-Hill-Irwin; 2012.

 

·         Syllabus

First Exam Study Guides

·         Study Guide One

·         Study Guide Two

·         Study Guide Three

·         Study Guide Four

First Exam Power Points

·         Power Point Slides One: Chapter One

·         Power Point Slides Two: Chapter Two (and 8 & 19)

·         Power Point Slides Three: Chapter Three

·         Power Point Slides Four: Chapter Four&Five

Second Exam Study Guides

·         Study Guide Five

·         Study Guide Six

·         Study Guide Seven

·         Study Guide Eight

Second Exam Power Points

·         Non-Book Power Point Slides for Second Exam (after Chapters 6,7,17&18, 9&10)

Third Exam Study Guides

·         Study Guide Nine

·         Study Guide Ten

·         Study Guide Eleven

·         Study Guide Twelve

Third Exam Power Points

·         Non-Book Power Point Slides for Third Exam (after Chapters 12, 13, 16)

·         Power Point Slides: National Debt Notes

·         Supply and Demand Worksheet (for study of taxes and prices controls)

Worksheet created by James La Rue

 

 

COURSE FILES FOR SENIOR SEMINAR - ECONOMICS

TEXTBOOOKS:

 

Kahane, Leo. Regression Basics. Sage Publications. 2007

Heilbroner, Robert. The Worldly Philosophers, 7th ed.

McCloskey, Deirdre N. (2000). Economical Writing. 2nd Edition. Waveland Press, Inc. 

 

·         Syllabus

·         Research Guide

·         Homework One & Homework One Data

First Exam Study Guides

·         Study Guide One (chapter 1 of Kahane and lecture notes)

·         Study Guide Two (chapters 2 and 3 of Kahane)

·         Study Guide Three (chapters 4-6 of Kahane)

·         Study Guide Four (Worldly Philosophers, chapters 1&2)

·         Study Guide Five (chapter 7 of Kahane and lecture notes)

·         Study Guide Six (Worldly Philosophers, chapter 3)

·         Study Guide Seven (Election Notes)

·         Study Guide Eight (Worldly Philosophers, chapter 4)

First Exam Power Points

·         Power Point Slides One: Basic Regression Lecture 1

·         Power Point Slides Two: Basic Regression Lecture 2

·         Power Point Slides Three: Basic Regression Lecture 3

·         Power Point Slides Four: Basic Regression Lecture 4

·         Power Point Slides Five: Basic Regression Lecture 5

·         Power Point Slides Six: Worldly Philosophers Ch.1&2

·         Power Point Slides Seven: Worldly Philosophers Ch. 3

·         Power Point Slides Eight: Presidential Election Notes

·         Power Point Slides Nine: Worldly Philosophers Ch. 4

Second Exam Study Guides

·         Study Guide Nine (Minimum Wage Basics)

·         Study Guide Ten (Worldly Philosophers Ch. 5)

·         Study Guide Eleven (Student Research Presentation)

·         Study Guide Twelve (Minimum Wages Research)

·         Study Guide Thirteen (Worldly Philosophers Ch. 6)

Second Exam Power Points

·         Power Point Slides Ten: Minimum Wages Basics

·         Power Point Slides Eleven: Worldly Philosophers Ch. 5

·         Power Point Slides Twelve: Worldly Philosophers Ch. 6

·         Presentation Sample One

·         Presentation Sample Two

·         Dion Doucet: Presentation & Article

·         Anne Leibold: Presentation & Article

·         Ian Kesler: Presentation & Article

·         Sammy Cole: Presentation & Article

·         Tim Leonard: Presentation & Article

·         Stetson Clark: Presentation & Article

·         William Jergins: Presentation & Article

·         Ryan Farnsworth: Presentation & Article

·         Trent Stephenson: Presentation & Article

Third Exam Study Guides

·         Study Guide Fourteen (Worldly Philosophers Ch. 7)

·         Study Guide Fifteen (Worldly Philosophers Ch. 9)

·         Study Guide Sixteen (Worldly Philosophers Ch. 8)

Third Exam Power Points

·         Power Point Slides Thirteen: Worldly Philosophers Ch. 7

·         Power Point Slides Fourteen: Worldly Philosophers Ch. 8

·         Power Point Slides Fifteen: Worldly Philosophers Ch. 9

 

Hibbs, Douglas. 2007. The Economy, the War in Iraq and the 2004 Presidential Election

 

Bartels, Larry M. 1997. Econometrics and Presidential Elections. (February). Journal of Economic Perspectives

 

Card, David and Alan Krueger. 1994. “Minimum Wages and Employment: A Case Study of the Fast-Food Industry in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.” American Economic Review. (September): 84, n4. 772-793

 

 

 

 

 

COURSE FILES MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS

PRIMARY TEXTBOOK:

              Hirschey, Mark 2009. Fundamentals of Managerial Economics 9th ed.. Southwestern

 

·         Syllabus

·         Simulation Guide

·         Simulation Link

·         Simulation Report Guide

 

First Exam Study Guides

·         Study Guide One

·         Study Guide Two

·         Study Guide Three

·         Study Guide Four

 

First Exam Power Points

·         Power Point Slides One: Chapter One, EVA, and Profit

·         Power Point Slides Two: Boss Economics

·         Power Point Slides Three: Behavioral Economics

·         Power Point Slides Four: Chapter Two (Basic Micro)

·         Power Point Slides Five: Chapter Three (Basic Stats)

Second Exam Study Guides

·         Study Guide Five

·         Study Guide Six

Second Exam Power Points

·         Power Point Slides Six: Chapters Four and Five

·         Power Point Slides Seven: Chapters Seven and Eight

Third Exam Study Guides

·         Study Guide Seven

·         Study Guide Eight

·         Study Guide Nine

Third Exam Power Points

·         Power Point Slides Eight: Industrial Organization (Revised: April 15)

·         Power Point Slides Nine: More Regression Notes

·         Power Point Slides Ten: Oligopoly and Game Theory

·           Additional Material:

o   Seven Habits of Unsuccessful Executives (from Forbes Magazine)

o    Is Your Boss Faking Competency (from Time Magazine)

o    Kruger, Justin and David Dunning. 1999.Unskilled and Unaware of It: How Difficulties in Recognizing One's Own Incompetence Lead to Inflated Self-Assessments.” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. v77, n6: 1121-1134

o    Sigmund, Karl, Ernst Fehr, and Martin A. Nowak. “The Economics of Fair Play.” Scientific American. January, 2002: pp. 83-87.

o    Michael Lewis “Don’t Eat Fortune’s Cookie.”  (video of graduation speech)

o    Mukand, Sharon and Ethan Kaplan.  (2011) “Persistence of Political Partisanship: Evidence from 9/11.”

o   Berri, David J., Stacey Brook, and Aju Fenn (2011). “From College to the Pros: Predicting the NBA Amateur Player Draft;  Journal of Productivity Analysis, 35, n1; 25-35.

o   Berri, David J. and Rob Simmons (2011). “Catching a Draft: On the Process of Selecting Quarterbacks in the National Football League amateur draft;  Journal of Productivity Analysis, 35, n1; 37-49.

o    Supply and Demand Worksheet