Aplia Homework Assignments for ECON 2302

# Aplia Homework Assignments

### Week 1 (01.14.08-01.20.08) Assignments are due on Sunday, January 20 . If they are not completed by this date they can not be done for credit EVER. Because of how the on-line homework is set up in Aplia and by Aplia, absolutely no late homework can be turned in. This is true of all the weeks that follow also.

• The following 9 assignments correspond to Ayres Chapter 1 (more or less)
1. Interactive Tool Tutorial
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
13 Practice Points
2. Introductory Practice Problem Set
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
Practice Points
3. Introductory Graded Problem Set
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
Graded Points
4. Numerical Calculations Tutorial and Exercises
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
25 Practice Points
5. Numerical Calculations Tutorial and Exercises
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
25 Graded Points
6. Graph Tutorial and Exercises
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
32 Practice Points
7. Graph Tutorial and Exercises
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
32 Graded Points

### Week 2 (01.21.08-01.27.08)  Assignments are due on Sunday, January 27 . If they are not completed by this date they can not be done for credit EVER. Because of how the on-line homework is set up in Aplia and by Aplia, absolutely no late homework can be turned in. This is true of all the weeks that follow also.

• The following 9 assignments correspond to Ayres Chapter 2 (more or less)
1. Introduction to the Production Possibilities Frontier
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
22 Practice Points
2. Production Possibilities I
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
21 Practice Points
3. Production Possibilities II
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
19 Graded Points
4. Introduction to Comparative Advantage
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
16 Practice Points
5. International Trade: Exchange and Specialization I
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
17 Practice Points
6. International Trade: Exchange and Specialization II
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
11 Graded Points
7. Habit or Prices?
News Analysis
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
Graded Points
8. Increased Fuel Economy Sought
News Analysis
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
Graded Points
9. Do Cheap U.S. Corn Exports Impoverish Mexico's Farmers?
News Analysis
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
Graded Points

### Week 3 (01.28.08-02.03.08) These assignments are due by Sunday, February 3 . If they are not completed by this date they can not be done for credit EVER. Because of how the on-line homework is set up in Aplia and by Aplia, absolutely no late homework can be turned in. This is true of all the weeks that follow also.

• The following 17 assignments correspond to Ayres Chapter 3 (more or less)
1. Preparing for the Equilibrium Price and Quantity Experiment
Problem Set

0 Graded Points
2. Equilibrium Price and Quantity: Experiment
0 points

3. Analyzing Equilibrium Price and Quantity
Problem Set
Due by Su,
11:30PM
12 Graded Points
4. When It Comes to Buying Textbooks, Students Do Their Homework
News Analysis
Due by Su,
11:30PM
7 Graded Points
5. Introduction to Demand
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
14 Practice Points
6. Principles of Demand I
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
10 Practice Points
7. Principles of Demand II
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
10 Graded Points
8. Changes in Demand I
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
11 Practice Points
9. Changes in Demand II
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
15 Graded Points
10. Introduction to Supply
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
12 Practice Points
11. Principles of Supply I
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
12 Practice Points
12. Principles of Supply II
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
12 Graded Points
13. Introduction to Market Equilibrium
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
15 Practice Points
14. Principles of Equilibrium I
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
14 Practice Points
15. Principles of Equilibrium II
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
14 Graded Points
16. The Market for Organs
News Analysis
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
Graded Points
17. Should the FAA Use Price to Reduce Congestion?
News Analysis
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
Graded Points

### Week 4 (02.04.08-02.10.08) These assignments are due by Sunday, February 10 . If they are not completed by this date they can not be done for credit EVER. Because of how the on-line homework is set up in Aplia and by Aplia, absolutely no late homework can be turned in. This is true of all the weeks that follow also.

• The following 8 assignments correspond to Ayres Chapter 4 (more or less)
1. Preparing for the Price Ceilings and Price Floors Experiment
Problem Set

0 Graded Points
2. Price Ceilings and Floors: Experiment
0 points

3. Analyzing Price Ceilings and Floors
Problem Set
Su,

0 Graded Points
4. Efficiency I
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
Practice Points
5. Efficiency II
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
Graded Points
6. Losses from Price Controls
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
17 Graded Points
7. Rent Control: Preventing Capitalistic Acts between Consenting Adults
News Analysis
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
14 Graded Points
8. Gasoline Shortages in Iraq
News Analysis
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
Graded Points

### Week 5 (02.11.08-02.17.08) These assignments are due by Sunday, February 17 . If they are not completed by this date they can not be done for credit EVER. Because of how the on-line homework is set up in Aplia and by Aplia, absolutely no late homework can be turned in. This is true of all the weeks that follow also.

• The following 6 assignments correspond to Ayres Chapter 5 (more or less)
1. Elasticity I
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
21 Practice Points
2. Elasticity II
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
21 Graded Points
3. Price, Cross, and Income Elasticities
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
22 Practice Points
4. Price, Cross, and Income Elasticities
Problem Set
Due by Sun, 02.18.07
11:45PM
22 Graded Points
5. Price Elasticity of Demand
News Analysis
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
Graded Points
6. Calculating the Elasticity of Demand for Car Trips in Central London
News Analysis
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
Graded Points

### Week 6 (02.18.08-02.24.08)  These assignments are due by Sunday, February 24 . If they are not completed by this date they can not be done for credit EVER. Because of how the on-line homework is set up in Aplia and by Aplia, absolutely no late homework can be turned in. This is true of all the weeks that follow also.

• The following 6 assignments correspond to Ayres Chapter 6 (more or less)
1. Consumer Behavior and Utility Maximization I
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
16 Practice Points
2. Consumer Behavior and Utility Maximization II
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
15 Graded Points
3. Budget Line I
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
18 Practice Points
4. Budget Line II
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
18 Graded Points
5. Utility and Indifference I
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
22 Practice Points
6. Utility and Indifference II
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
24 Graded Points

### Week 7 (02.25.08- 03.02.08))  These assignments are due by Sunday, March 2 . If they are not completed by this date they can not be done for credit EVER. Because of how the on-line homework is set up in Aplia and by Aplia, absolutely no late homework can be turned in. This is true of all the weeks that follow also.

• The following 4 assignments correspond to Ayres Chapters 7 and 8 (more or less)
1. Production and Costs I
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
13 Practice Points
2. Production and Costs II
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
13 Graded Points
3. Housing I: Cost Curves
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
23 Graded Points
4. Housing II: Short-Run Costs and Equilibrium
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
12 Graded Points

### Week 8 (03.10.08-03.16.08)  These assignments are due on Sunday, March 16 . If they are not completed by this date they can not be done for credit EVER. Because of how the on-line homework is set up in Aplia and by Aplia, absolutely no late homework can be turned in. This is true of all the weeks that follow also.

• The following 6 assignments correspond to Ayres Chapter 9 (more or less)
1. Perfect Competition I
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
16 Practice Points
2. Perfect Competition II
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
22 Graded Points
3. Perfect Competition and the Supply Curve I
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
18 Practice Points
4. Perfect Competition and the Supply Curve II
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
16 Graded Points
5. Housing III: Short-Run Adjustments and Long-Run Equilibrium
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
17 Graded Points
6. Branding Beef
News Analysis
Due by Sun, 03.18.07
11:45PM
Graded Points

### Week 9 (03.17.08-03.23.08) These assignments are due on Sunday, March 23 . If they are not completed by this date they can not be done for credit EVER. Because of how the on-line homework is set up in Aplia and by Aplia, absolutely no late homework can be turned in. This is true of all the weeks that follow also.

• The following 8 assignments correspond to Ayres Chapter 10 (more or less)
1. Principles of Monopoly I
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
11 Practice Points
2. Principles of Monopoly II
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
17 Graded Points
3. Should Monopolists Cut Their Prices When Demand Falls?
News Analysis
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
Graded Points
4. Graphical Analysis of Monopoly
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
20 Practice Points
5. Is Financial Aid Price Discrimination?
News Analysis
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
Graded Points
6. Regulation I
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
16 Practice Points
7. Regulation II
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
13 Graded Points
8. Satellite Television: Merger Grounded
News Analysis
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
Graded Points

### Week 10 (03.24.08-03.30.08) These assignments are due on Sunday, March 30 . If they are not completed by this date they can not be done for credit EVER. Because of how the on-line homework is set up in Aplia and by Aplia, absolutely no late homework can be turned in. This is true of all the weeks that follow also.

• The following 3 assignments correspond to Ayres Chapter 11 (more or less)

1. Sticky Prices in the Adhesive Label Industry
News Analysis
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
Graded Points
2. Monopolistic Competition I
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
Practice Points
3. Monopolistic Competition II
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
10 Graded Points

### Week 11 (03.31.08-04.06.08) These assignments are due onSunday, April 6 . If they are not completed by this date they can not be done for credit EVER. Because of how the on-line homework is set up in Aplia and by Aplia, absolutely no late homework can be turned in. This is true of all the weeks that follow also.

1. Oligopoly and Imperfect Competition I
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
Practice Points
2. Oligopoly and Imperfect Competition II
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
12 Graded Points
3. Introduction to Basic Game Theory
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
13 Practice Points
4. Game Theory and Strategic Interaction I
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
Practice Points
5. Game Theory and Strategic Interaction II
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
Graded Points

### Week 13 (04.07.08-04.13.08)  These assignments are due on Sunday, April 13. If they are not completed by this date they can not be done for credit EVER. Because of how the on-line homework is set up in Aplia and by Aplia, absolutely no late homework can be turned in. This is true of all the weeks that follow also.

• The following 4 assignments correspond to Ayres Chapter 12 (more or less)
1. Labor I
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
22 Practice Points
2. Labor II
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
29 Graded Points

Week 14 (04.14.08-04.20.08)  These assignments are due on Sunday, April 20. If they are not completed by this date they can not be done for credit EVER. Because of how the on-line homework is set up in Aplia and by Aplia, absolutely no late homework can be turned in. This is true of all the weeks that follow also.The following 7 assignments correspond to Ayres Chapter 14 (more or less)
1. Preparing for the Market for Lemons Experiment
Problem Set
Su,
0 Graded Points
2. A Market for Lemons: Experiment
0 points
3. Analyzing a Market for Lemons
Problem Set
Su, 11:30PM
21 Graded Points

4. Public Goods I
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
23 Practice Points
5. Public Goods II
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
16 Graded Points

### Week 15 (04.21.08-04.27.08)  These assignments are due on Sunday, April 27 . If they are not completed by this date they can not be done for credit EVER. Because of how the on-line homework is set up in Aplia and by Aplia, absolutely no late homework can be turned in.

• The following 10 assignments correspond to Ayres Chapter 15 (more or less)
1. Externalities
Problem Set
Su,
11:30PM
19/Practice
2. The Sky's the Limit
News Analysis
Su,
11:30PM
6/Graded
3. Externalities and the Environment I
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
13 Practice Points
4. Externalities and the Environment II
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
13 Graded Points
5. Regulation of Sulfur Dioxide Emissions I
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
21 Practice Points
6. Regulation of Sulfur Dioxide Emissions II
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
10 Graded Points
7. Market Solutions to Pollution
News Analysis
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
Graded Points
8. Fishing and Hunting
Problem Set
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
10 Graded Points
9. Protecting Wildlife
News Analysis
Due by Sun,
11:45PM
Graded Points

Week 15 (04.21.08-04.27.08)  These assignments are due on Sunday, April 27 . . If they are not completed by this date they can not be done for credit EVER. Because of how the on-line homework is set up in Aplia and by Aplia, absolutely no late homework can be turned in.

1. International Trade
Problem Set
Practice
17 points
Due, Sun. 11:45 PM

2. Iternational trade II,
Problem Set
Graded
11 points,
Due, Sun. 11:45 PM

3 American furniture Made in China,
News analysis
Graded
7 points
Due, Sun. 11:45 PM

4. Do Cheap U.S. Corn Exports Impoverish Mexico's Farmers?
News analysis
Graded
9 points
Due, Sun. 11:45 PM