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John P. Burkett
Executive Director, ISIAC
Department of Economics
University of Rhode Island
806 Chafee Hall, 10 Chafee Road
Kingston, RI 02881–0808
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ECN201 Principles of Economics: Microeconomics, Fall 2015

John P. Burkett

This site provides links to class materials and related resources for economics. The portable document format items (e.g., the syllabus and errata) can be viewed and printed with a PDF viewer such as Adobe Acrobat, Evince, Okular, or Xpdf.

Software for solving linear programming problems
Instructions for writing a report about a least-cost nutrionally-adequate diet
Optional use of NEOS for solving a diet problem
Errata for textbook

American Economic Association  (Information for undergraduate students)
Bureau of Economic Analysis  (Official statistics on U.S. economy)
Comprehensive TeX Archive Network  (Free software for technical writing)
The Economist  (Newsweekly with good coverage of economics)
Emacs (Free text editor, useful for programming and technical writing)
PlanetMath (Mathematics encyclopedia)
R project  (Free statistical software, well suited to empirical economic research)
Reference databases in URI library  (Access to EconLit, etc.)
SAGE  (Free mathematics software)
USDA Dietary Reference Intakes  (Nutrient recommendations)
USDA National Nutrient Database  (Nutrient content of many foods)

Last modified: October 30, 2015

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