Presentation on theme: "Welcome Course name Faculty name. YOUR COURSE MATERIALS Hall/Lieberman: Economics: Principles and Applications, 4th Ed. You will… — be tested — receive."— Presentation transcript:
YOUR COURSE MATERIALS Hall/Lieberman: Economics: Principles and Applications, 4th Ed. You will… — be tested — receive homework assignments — have reading assignments …from these materials
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