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Office Hours

My office hours for the Fall 2017 semester are Tuesdays from 1:30 to 3:30. You do not need an appointment to see me during office hours.

Schedule an Appointment

If you would like to schedule an appointment with me, please use this link.

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ECON 1110 Announcements

Download the Getting Started Checklist for info on what you need to do to get ready for the start of the course on August 23. 

What's ECON1110 All About?

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Getting Started with ECON 1110

What is this course about?

This course introduces the basic tools of microeconomic analysis. Upon successful completion of this course, you will:

  • Describe the role of the price system in determining production and consumption;
  • Compare the strengths and weaknesses of markets and of the government's interventions in the market process;
  • Recognize the characteristics of different competitive dynamics within markets;
  • Analyze contemporary economic problems and their proposed solutions using microeconomic tools.

You can watch a trailer of our upcoming adventures through Microeconomics here (it's just for fun!)

What do I need to do to prepare for the start of the course?

You can access a checklist of things to do before the first class here.

Where can I find the Syllabus?

You can access a PDF of the Fall 2017 Syllabus here.

How do I access the Blackboard site for this course?

The Blackboard site for this course can be accessed here. You will need your Cornell NetID and password to log in. You will only be able to view course information if you are officially registered for the course.

How do I access the MindTap site for this course?

Instructions for purchasing access to, and registering for, the MindTap site for this course can be accessed here.

How do I register my iClicker / REEF Polling Account for this course?

Instructions for registering your iClicker or REEF Polling account can be accessed here.

What if I have a question that's not addressed here or in the Syllabus?

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Dining Discussion Program FAQ

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What is the Dining Discussion Program?

As part of Cornell’s First-Year Experience, the Dining Discussion Program enables new students to meet their professors for meal-time discussions in the dining rooms. Participation is encouraged but not mandatory; you are not required to participate.

Why Should I Participate in the Dining Discussion Program?

The Dining Discussion Program is designed to allow students to enhance their understanding of courses, to explore related academic, intellectual and cultural interests, and to get to know faculty members in an informal small-group setting. 

Who Can Participate?

While the Dining Discussion Program is specifically targeted at first-year students, but anyone enrolled in ECON 1110-02 may participate in Dining Discussions for our class.

Where Will We Be Dining?

Throughout the semester, we will be dining at several of the all-you-care-to-eat dining rooms, including Risley Dining RoomNorth Star Dining RoomRobert Purcell Marketplace Eatery, and Okenshields. Times and locations will be announced throughout the semester.

When will the Dining Discussions Take Place?

I will be scheduling several lunches and dinners throughout the semester. If there is sufficient interest, I may also be scheduling some weekend Brunch discussions as well. I will post a schedule of the dates, times and locations of the Dining Discussions on Blackboard and on the Cengage MindTap website for our course.

How Much Does It Cost?

Each student attending an ECON 1110-02 Dining Discussion is expected to pay for his or her own meal. If you have a meal plan, you can swipe your card at the door. If you don’t have a meal plan, you may pay with Big Red Bucks, cash or credit card. Please consult the “Dining” section of the Cornell Website for more information on meal plans and meal pricing.

How do I Participate?

Each scheduled lunch or dinner discussion will have an EventBrite sign up page. If you are planning in attending a discussion, please sign up on EventBrite – this will help me know how many students to expect. Signing up is strongly recommended – if there are no students signed up, the discussion event may be cancelled.

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