Announcements for ECON 845, Fall 2022-23

1. Classes on Monday will be held in DUN 11, which is in the basement of Dunning Hall.

2. Classes on Thursday will continue to be held in DUN 213, which was the Conference Room that we finally held our first class (Dunning Hall 2nd floor).

3. I have set up my office hours. Please see the course page for information.

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

5. Our TA has set up his office hours. Please see the course page for information.

6. Assignment #1. Due in class on Thursday, September 29, 2022.

7. Topics we plan to cover:

  • Chapter 1:; learning by doing (p.71); 1.1.3; 1.5
  • Chapter 2: 2.1.1; 2.1.2; 2.3.1 and 2.4
  • Chapter 3: 3.1; 3.2; 3.5.3
  • Chapter 11: Game theory, all sections
  • Chapter 5: 5.1; 5.2; 5.3; 5.4; 5.5; 5.6
  • Chapter 6: 6.1; 6.2; 6.3; 6.7.1
  • Chapter 7: 7.1; 7.3; 7.4
  • Chapter 8: (8.1; 8.2; 8.3)
  • Chapter 9: (9.4)

8. Midterm exam: Thursday, November 10, in class, closed book, close notebook exam.

9. Assignment #2. Due in class on Thursday, October 6, 2022.

10. Assignment #3. Due in class on Thursday, October 20, 2022.

11. 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. 

12. Upon your request, the TA has changed his Office Hours effective immediately. Please see the course homepage for the new time.

13. 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   Students from 845 are strongly encouraged to attend. Thank you.

14. On MS Teams, I have posted some messages there. You will need to post your preference for the presentation date by 11:59pm on Tuesday, Oct 25. Please go to Teams and find our course to complete the task. Thank you.

15. The tutorial for the midterm exam will be held on Monday, November 7, 1:00-2:30pm in Ontario Hall 209. 

16. Practice questions for the midterm exam. Click HERE.

17. The presentation schedule and order is now posted on MS Teams. Let me know if adjustments are needed. Thanks. 

18. Answers to the Midterm Practice Questions. Click HERE.

19. There will be no regular TA office hours during the midterm exam week (Nov 7 to 11). The TA can answer your questions after the tutorial.

20. I will hold extra office hours on Wednesday, Nov 9, 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! 

21. Assignment #4. Due in class on Thursday, November 24, 2022.

22. We will cover the Network City Model on Thursday, November 17, 2022. Click Here.

23. I have posted 2 samples of PPTS on MS Teams. Please take a look.