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Wilfrid Laurier University School of Business & Economics
November 26, 2014

Canadian Excellence

EC 249 Fall 2009



Welcome to the website for EC 249 Fall 2009!

Announcements

Oct 20, 2009

Midterm exam will be held tomorrow (Oct 21)in class. Exam will cover Ch 12 to Ch 14 and only Pages 382-388 and 392-399 of Ch 15 (8th edition).Exam will be1 hour and 10 minutes long. It will have the following three parts:

Part A: 20 multiple choice questions 1*30 = 30 marks

Part B: 1 out of 2 'True/False/Uncertain with explanation' type questions or short questions 1*10 = 10 marks

Part C: 1 multi-part problem solving questions 1*20 = 20 marks

To prepare for the exam I srongly recommend you to work out the optional assignments (1, 2 and 3) which are posted on the course website. However, for the midterm exam preparation you can ignore the questions which are based on the materials that not covered in the midterm exam. For example, for the midterm exam you do not have to do Question A3 and A4 of Assignment 2.

Dec8, 2009

Final Exam will be held in Athletic Complex on Dec 15 from 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Exam willcover the materials fromCh 12 to Ch 18 (8th edition), inclusive, including Appendixto Chapter 13 (8th edition), Appendixto Chapter 15 (8th edition) and Appendix1 & 2to Chapter 17 (8th edition).In addition, the exam will cover two additional materials - Appendix I to Chapter 16 (6th edition) and Appendix II to Chapter 17 (6th edition) - which are posted on the course webiste.

Please note that Appendix1 to Chapter 16 (8th edition), Appendix2 to Chapter 16 (8th edition), Chapter 19 and 20 will NOT be covered in the final exam.

Exam will be3 hours long. It will have the following three parts:

Part A: 40multiple choice questions40*1.5 = 60 marks

Part B:2 out of3 'True/False/Uncertain with explanation' type questions or short questions 2*10 = 20 marks

Part C:2 multi-part problem solving/ analytical questions 2*10 = 20 marks

To prepare for the exam I srongly recommend you to work out all of the optional assignments (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8) which are posted on the course website. However, for thefinal exam preparation you can ignore the questions which are based on the materials that are notincluded inthe final exam. Forexample, for thefinal exam you doNOT have to do Question A4, A5 and A6of Assignment7 and Question 21, 22, 23, 24 and 25 of Assignment 8. In addition to working out the optional assignments, you muststudy your class lecture notes and posted lecture slides, and read the textbook carefully. In particular, you should make sure that you understand all of the models with a graphical explanation. You should also go through the solutions to the midterm exam which is posted on the course website.

If you have any question about the exam materials, please free to stop by during my exam-week office hours, which are as follows:

Dec 8th 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Dec 11th 1:00 - 3:00 pm (Please note the change in time!)

Dec 14th 3:00 - 6:00 pm .

Good luck with your exams!

Related Information Title Type
2009 EC 249 Additional Materials - Appendix I to Ch 16 (6th ed.) Document
2009 EC 249 Additional Materials - Appendix II to Ch 17 (6th ed.) Document
2009 EC 249 Course Outline Fall 2009 Document
2009 EC 249 Lecture Slides - Ch 12 Document
2009 EC 249 Lecture Slides - Ch 13 Document
2009 EC 249 Lecture Slides - Ch 14 Document
2009 EC 249 Lecture Slides - Ch 15 Document
2009 EC 249 Lecture Slides - Ch 16 Document
2009 EC 249 Lecture Slides - Ch 17 Document
2009 EC 249 Lecture Slides - Ch18 Document
2009 EC 249 Lecture Slides - Ch19 Document
2009 EC249 Assignment 1 (Optional) Document
2009 EC249 Assignment 1 (Optional) - Solutions Document
2009 EC249 Assignment 1 (Optional) - Solutions (Figure 1) Document
2009 EC249 Assignment 1 (Optional) - Solutions (Figure 2) Document
2009 EC249 Assignment 2 (Optional) Document
2009 EC249 Assignment 2 (Optional) - Solutions (Figures) Document
2009 EC249 Assignment 2 (Optional) -Solutions Document
2009 EC249 Assignment 3 (Optional) Document
2009 EC249 Assignment 3 (Optional) -Solutions Document
2009 EC249 Assignment 4 (Optional) Document
2009 EC249 Assignment 4 (Optional) - Solutions Document
2009 EC249 Assignment 5 (Optional) Document
2009 EC249 Assignment 5 (Optional) - Solutions Document
2009 EC249 Assignment 6 (Optional) Document
2009 EC249 Assignment 6 (Optional) - Solutions Document
2009 EC249 Assignment 7 (Optional) Document
2009 EC249 Assignment 7 (Optional) - Solutions Document
2009 EC249 Assignment 8 (Optional) Document
2009 EC249 Assignment 8 (Optional) - Solutions Document