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COURSE SCHEDULE AND MESSAGES
Week
Week 1JAN 8Meeting session

JAN 10Chapter 1
Week 2JAN 15

JAN 17
Week 3JAN 22Chapter 2Note the change in dates for the midterms

JAN 24Addendum I
Addendum II

CBA newsstory about protectionism in Canada
Week 4JAN 29

JAN 31Chapter 3
Week 5FEB 5

FEB 7MIDTERM 1CBC CBA story of the day
And another one
Week 6FEB 12And this one is about intervening (albeit not so appropriately in some cases) to deal with asymmetric information

This is a real life example of collusion in an oligopoly

FEB 14Essay guidelines and suggested topics

Submit your choice of topic by WED WEEK 8


Do not forget about this talk on Muskrat Falls
Week 7FEB 19NO CLASS

FEB 21NO CLASS
Week 8FEB 26Chapter 4 (benefits)A vivid example of asymmetric information
and more on signalling (yes, suntanning and all!)
and some further reading (only for the interested reader) on signals and the economics of online dating
...but perhaps it is all about just supply and demand

FEB 28MIDTERM 2Submit your choice of essay topic!!!
Week 9MAR 5Chapter 4 (costs)

MAR 7
Week 10MAR 12Chapter 5

MAR 14
Week 11MAR 19Chapter 6

MAR 21MIDTERM 3
Week 12MAR 26Chapter 9 (existence values)

MAR 28Chapter 13 (direct impact estimation)Essay is due in class (please also submit a pdf copy by email)
Week 13APRL 2Chapter  14 (indirect impact estimation)

APRL 4Chapter 15 (Contingent Valuation)
Final exam
APRL 11 Wednesday, Apr 11, 9:00am - 11:00am   A 1045

Contact me:

rmartinezesp at mun.ca

Roberto Martínez-Espiñeira

Department of Economics
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St John’s

Newfoundland and Labrador A1A 5S7
CANADA

Tel:    1-709-864-3676
FAX: 1-709-864-2094




  

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