Announcements for ECON 811, Fall 2022-23

1. Both the TA and I have set up our office hours. Please see the course page for information.

2. I will increase my office hours when needed. Please note mask is required to enter my office. Thank you.

3. Sorry for the late posting of assignment. Here it is. 

4. Assignments

         Assignment #1: 1.B.4; 1.C.2; 1.D.3. Due in class on Monday, Sept 26.

         Assignment #2: 2.D.2; 2.E.4; 2.E.5. Due in class on Monday, Oct 3.

         Assignment #3: 3.B.3; 3.C.6; 3.D.6(a)(b); 3.E.5; 3.G.8; 3.G.15. Due in class on Monday, Oct 17 (two weeks).

         Assignment #4:  5.C.9; 5.C.10; 5.C.13. Due in class on Monday, Oct 24.

5. Midterm Exam: Thursday, Nov 3, in class, closed book, closed notebook exam. 

6. I will not be in my office on Oct.13 to hold my office hours. I will be available on MS Teams during my office hours. Please e-mail me if you need to meet (on MS Teams). Thank you. 

7. Past Midterm Exams (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2018, 2021)   

    Solutions

8. Tutorial for the midterm exam: Monday, October 31, 5:00-8:00pm, MC A516.

9. Makeup classes: Fridays, Nov. 4 & 11, 1:30-3:30pm, DUN 10.

10. Professor Albert Ma will be presenting his paper "Equilibrium Information in Credence Goods" on Monday, October 24, 2022, 4:00-5:30pm, Dunning Hall Conference Room.   The link to the paper is https://people.bu.edu/ma/credence-July2022.pdf   Students from 811 are strongly encouraged to attend. Thank you.

11. There will be no regular TA office hours during the midterm exam week (Oct 31 to Nov 4).

12. I will hold extra office hours on Wednesday, Nov 2, 1:00-2:30pm. This is in addition to my regular office hours on Thursday. Please wear a mask when coming into my office. Thank you very much! 

13. The solutions to the past midterm exams have now been posted.

14. Assignment #5 HERE.  Due in class on Thursday, Nov 17, 2022.

15. The final exam will be held on Thursday, Dec 8, 9:00-12:00, in DUN 213 (Dunning Hall Conference Room).

16. Tutorial for the final exam is on Monday, Dec 5, 10:00-11:30am, MC A516. You can also ask the TA questions right after the tutorial. 

17. I will hold office hours on Wednesday Dec 7, 10:00-12:00 via MS Teams. The TA and I will not hold any regular office hours during the exam weeks.

18. Assignment #6 HERE. This is the last assignment. Due in class on Thursday, Nov 24, 2022.

19. Papers to be covered in class. Myerson 1981; Lipman and Wang 2000.

20. Past Final Exam Questions excluding 2005 (#3), 2006 (#3), 2007 (#4), 2008 (#1, #4), 2009 (#1, #3). 

21. Past Final Exam Solutions.