Eco 101 - Principles of Microeconomics

* Course syllabus (contained within the ANGEL course shell)
*Course description

ANGEL online course supplement information:

To complete your work in the online portion of this course, visit: https:oswego.sln.suny.edu. Enter this site using your oswego e-mail address (without the "oswego.edu") and your regular Oswego e-mail password.

Supplemental Readings

  1. Introduction (Chapters 1 and 2) - School vouchers
  2. Demand and supply (Chapter 3) - Do slave redemption programs reduce the problem of slavery? (revised topic)
  3. Private and public sectors (Chapters 4 and 5) - no supplemental readings
  4. Elasticity (Chapter 6) - no supplemental readings
  5. Consumer choice and demand - (Chapter 7) - Capital punishment
  6. Productivity and costs (Chapter 8) - no supplemental readings
  7. Product markets (Chapter 9) - no supplemental readings
  8. Perfect competition (Chapter 10) - Should there be a market for human organs?
  9. Monopoly (Chapter 11) - Is Microsoft a Monopolist?
  10. Monopolistic competition and oligopoly (Chapters 12 and 13) - No supplemental readings
  11. Resource markets (Chapter 14) - No supplemental readings
  12. Labor markets (Chapters 15 and 16) - No supplemental readings
  13. Capital, resource markets, and the environment (Chapters 17 and 18) - No supplemental reading

Online lecture materials

Chapter 1 - Introductionsingle document HTML formatMacromedia Flash format (w/audio) PowerPoint slideshow
Chapter 2 - Opportunity Costssingle document HTML formatMacromedia Flash format (w/audio) PowerPoint slideshow
Chapter 3 - Demand and Supplysingle document HTML formatMacromedia Flash format (w/audio) PowerPoint slideshow
Chapter 4 - Market Systemsingle document HTML formatMacromedia Flash format (w/audio) PowerPoint slideshow
Chapter 5 - Public Sectorsingle document HTML formatMacromedia Flash format (w/audio) PowerPoint slideshow
Chapter 6 - Elasticitysingle document HTML formatMacromedia Flash format (w/audio) PowerPoint slideshow
Chapter 7 - Consumer Choicesingle document HTML formatMacromedia Flash format (w/audio) PowerPoint slideshow
Chapter 8 - Production, Costs, and Supplysingle document HTML formatMacromedia Flash format (w/audio) PowerPoint slideshow
Chapter 9 - Profit Maximizationsingle document HTML formatMacromedia Flash format (w/audio) PowerPoint slideshow
Chapter 10 - Perfect Competitionsingle document HTML formatMacromedia Flash format (w/audio) PowerPoint slideshow
Chapter 11 - Monopolysingle document HTML formatMacromedia Flash format (w/audio)PowerPoint slideshow
Chapter 12 - Monopolistic Competition and Oligopolysingle document HTML formatMacromedia Flash format (w/audio)PowerPoint slideshow
Chapter 13 - Antitrust and Regulationsingle document HTML formatMacromedia Flash format (w/audio)PowerPoint slideshow
Chapter 14 - Government and Market Failuresingle document HTML formatMacromedia Flash format (w/audio)PowerPoint slideshow
Chapter 15 - Resource Marketssingle document HTML formatMacromedia Flash format (w/audio)PowerPoint slideshow
Chapter 16 - Labor Marketsingle document HTML formatMacromedia Flash format (w/audio)PowerPoint slideshow
Chapter 17 - Capital and Financial Markets single document HTML formatMacromedia Flash format (w/audio)PowerPoint slideshow
Chapter 18 - The Land Market and Natural Resourcessingle document HTML formatMacromedia Flash format (w/audio)PowerPoint slideshow
Chapter 19 - Aging, Social Security, and Health Caresingle document HTML formatMacromedia Flash format (w/audio)PowerPoint slideshow
Chapter 20 - Income Distribution and Poverty single document HTML formatMacromedia Flash format (w/audio)PowerPoint slideshow

Review materials on the web

*Boyes-Melvin web site at Houghton Mifflin
This web site contains a variety of useful online resources for students using Microeconomics by Boyes and Melvin. One of the useful features of this site are the ACE self tests that accompany each chapter. Brief chapter reviews are also available for each chapter. An online glossary is also available.

*Economic Glossary
A glossary of economics terms provided by Orley Amos (Oklahoma State University).

*Explorations in Economic Demand and Explorations in Economic Supply (by Kim Sosin)
An online example of demand and supply analysis with discussion questions.

*Exploring Supply and Demand (by Kim Sosin)
An online quiz that tests basic demand and supply concepts.

*Online multiple choice exams provided by Orley Amos (Oklahoma State University).
Try reviewing before taking your tests. These questions should help your review process.

*Orley Amos' Extra Credit
This fantasy/adventure story/tutorial reviews fundamental economics topics.

Online introductory economics texts:

*A Pedestrian's Guide to Economics by Orley Amos (Oklahoma State University)
An online, and expanded, version of his print book entitled Economic Literacy. This document provides a sound nontechnical introduction to fundamental economic concepts.

*Essential Principles of Economics: A Hypermedia Approach by Roger A. McCain (Drexel University)
This online hypermedia text contains a good discussion of introductory economics topics.
John Kane - kane@oswego.edu

Department of Economics, SUNY-Oswego, Oswego, NY 13126