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Ira Gang's Course Material Home Page
Updated 03 April 2018


I am on leave Academic Year 2017-18 and will not be offering courses.
The best way to contact me is through email: gang@rutgers.edu
Recent outlines for courses I will teach Fall 2018 are below. These will be updated prior to the start of the Fall term

Fall 2018 Undergraduate Classes (438, 439) 

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, 
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 purchased as an e-Book directly from Macmillan. To do so, go to https://store.macmillanlearning.com/us/product/Economics-of-Education---Rental-Only/p/0716777045. Students who rent the printed text will be supplied with instant access to the e-Book as well. The rental is available for different periods of time at different prices. Please check various locations to search for 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, 
The links are to the Summer 2017 class.  The material will be updated.

Class Schedule (includes lecture topics, exam dates, etc.)
Requirements and Grading
Exam Rules and Advice
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Text vs. No Text: IMPORTANT

Useful Links (these will not be updated until Fall 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
Rutgers Spring 2017 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
Exam Rules and Advice
Structure of Course and Prerequisites
No Text