Welcome to Principles of Microeconomics Spring 2014. Name that Economist. This guy is formerly very important. Now she’s very important. 4. We’ll talk about this guy…. and this guy. And a little about this guy. Economics Gets People to Places – Some Past Economics Majors.
Welcome to Principles of MicroeconomicsSpring 2014
Economics Gets People to Places – Some Past Economics Majors
Warren Buffett - CEO, Berkshire Hathaway
Donald Trump – Real estate/TV mogul
Sam Walton – Founder, Wal-Mart
Meg Whitman – CEO, Ebay
Steve Ballmer – CEO, Microsoft
Heads of state:
George H. W. Bush – US president
Gerald Ford – US president
Ronald Reagan – US president
Stephen Harper – Prime minister, Canada
Manmohan Singh – Prime minister, India
Sandra Day O’Connor – Supreme Court justice
Arnold Schwarzenegger – Governor/Philanderer
Barbara Boxer – US Senator
Ben Bernanke – Chairman, the US Federal Reserve
Kofi Annan – UN secretary General
Entertainers, athletes, and others:
Cate Blanchett – Actress
Mick Jagger – Singer
Young MC – Singer
Lionel Richie - Singer
Bernie Kosar – NFL quarterback
Tiger Woods – Golfer/Philanderer
Muhammad Yunus – Nobel Peace Prize winner
For an in-state student taking 5 classes this semester class costs $812.50 (including fees).
There are 28 scheduled classes, so each class session costs $29.00 on average.
For a YSU graduate, the estimated gross returns are between $4.00 - $5.60 for every $1.00 spent on education!
Using this measure, on average, each class is worth between $116.07 - $162.40 in additional gross lifetime income ($87.07 – $133.40 net)!
Your First (of many) Graphs
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-Review the material outside of class.
- Put effort into assignments and prepare for quizzes.
-Do the study guide practice problems that are posted on the class website.
-Come see me in my office, even if it’s not my office hours.
-See Josephine Adofo, your Graduate student tutor.