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Ira Gang's Course Material Home Page
Updated 07 June 2018


The best way to contact me is through email: gang@rutgers.edu
Office Hours Fall 2018 
Tuesdays 4:30-5:30PM and by appointment, New Jersey Hall 203

Fall 2018 Undergraduate Classes (438, 439)
The outlines of these courses follow. 
They will be updated prior to the start of the Fall term

Education Economics 438 Section 01 Fall 2018
Tuesday & Thursday 1:10 PM - 2:30 PM  MU-210  
Prerequisites: Intermediate Microeconomics, Intermediate Macroeconomics, Econometrics

Final Exam, as officially scheduled, Monday 17 December Noon-03:00PM 
For Fall 2018 there will be a required text (cost less than $100)
Economics of Education - by Michael Lovenheim; Sarah Turner ©2018 | First Edition;  ISBN-10: 0-7167-7704-5; ISBN-13: 978-0-7167-7704-5 . Economics of Education (Lovenheim/Turner) is available in the bookstore and can also be rented as a printed text or e-Book directly from Macmillan Learning. To do so, go to https://store.macmillanlearning.com/us/product/Economics-of-Education---Rental-Only/p/0716777045.  To view it at the Rutgers book store, go to  https://tinyurl.com/F18-Course-Material-220438. The rental is available for different periods of time at different prices. Please check various locations to secure the best price.

The links below are from 2017. They will be updated prior to Sept. 2018
Class Schedule (includes lecture topics, assignment due dates, exam dates, etc.)

Development Economics 439 Section 01 Fall 2018
Tuesday & Thursday 2:50 PM - 4:10 PM  MU-211  
Prerequisites: Intermediate Microeconomics, Intermediate Macroeconomics, Econometrics

Final Exam, as officially scheduled, Friday 14 December 8:00AM-11:00AM 

The links below are from Summer 2017. They will be updated prior to Sept. 2018
Class Schedule (includes lecture topics, exam dates, etc.)
Requirements and Grading
Exam Rules and Advice
Structure of Course and Prerequisites

Text vs. No Text: IMPORTANT

Useful Links (updated 08 June 2018)
Economic Literature
Federal Reserve Economic Data
Rutgers Study Abroad Information
Rutgers University Libraries
RU Library - Economic Research Guide
South Asia at Rutgers
"Unstatistik des Monats"
World Devlopment Indicators
What is College for?
The Trouble with Online Education
How Not to Address your Professor

Rutgers Department of Economics Homepage
Rutgers Department of Economics Empirical Microeconomics Workshop
Rutgers Department of Economics Undergraduate Learning Goals
Rutgers 2017 Add/Drop Schedule  (update not available as of 08 June 2018)
Rutgers Fall 2018 Final Exam Schedule
Rutgers customized final exam times for the current semester 
Rutgers SAS Final Exam Conflict Rules
Rutgers Self-Reporting Absence Website
Rutgers University Academic Calendar
Rutgers Scheduling
Rutgers Procedure for Requesting Accomodations - Office of Disability Services
Rutgers Religious Holiday Policy
NJ Department of Education - List of Religious Holidays Permitting Pupil Absense

Recently Taught Undergradute Course, currently not scheduled
Population Economics 477 Section 01 Fall 2016 (former course number: 377)
Prerequisites: Intermediate Microeconomics, Intermediate Macroeconomics, Econometrics
Class Schedule (includes lecture topics, exam dates, etc.)
Requirements and Grading
Structure of Course and Prerequisites