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  • All images are from Google Images. Specific webpages are also listed. Images are listed from left to right, top row, middle row, bottom row.Melinda Gates Co-founder, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (Duke) Source: http://www.guardian.co.uk/theguardian/2010/sep/17/melinda-gates-microsoft-foundation-charitySadie Tanner Mossell Alexander First black woman to be awarded a Ph.D. in the United States (and it was in economics from the University of Pennsylvania). Source: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=16896380Ronald Reagan US President (Eureka College) Source: http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/p480x480/418207_370012439685520_561615422_n.jpgTiger Woods Golfer (Stanford) Source: http://www.people.com/people/tiger_woods/ Gene Kelly Actor/Dancer (University of Pittsburgh) Source: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/episodes/gene-kelly/last-thoughts-100-years-of-gene-kelly/2201/Mick Jagger Rolling Stones (London School of Economics) Source: http://www.rollingstones.com/artist/mick-jagger/Karina Smirnoff Champion dancer; Dancing With the Stars (Fordham University) Source: http://blog.ccbcmd.edu/sdeminds/2013/03/27/week-9-entertainment/Gerald Ford US President (University of Michigan) Source:http://www.biography.com/people/gerald-ford-9298683 Cate Blanchett Actress (Melbourne University) Source: http://www.hdwallpapers3d.com/cate-blanchett-hd-wallpapers/ Young M.C. Singer (University of Southern California) Source: http://www.nndb.com/people/719/000026641/John Elway NFL quarterback (Stanford) Source: http://www.biography.com/people/john-elway-9286984Graduate information and more famous economics students (from http://www.marietta.edu/~ema/econ/famous.html)
  • Source: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/02/13/four-things-to-know-about-obamas-minimum-wage-increase/
  • Source: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/02/13/four-things-to-know-about-obamas-minimum-wage-increase/
  • Baldas, Tresa. Shipment of hazardous toys from China seized in Detroit. March 8, 2012. http://www.freep.com/article/20120308/NEWS01/120308050 (accessed July 10, 2013).Flesher, John. Group sues EPA over invasive species regulations. July 10, 2013. http://www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2013307100082 (accessed July 10, 2013).Gray, Kathleen. What an emergency manager for Detroit would mean for you. March 25, 2012. http://www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2012203250552 (accessed July 10, 2013).(add pictures)
  • Source: http://www.aeaweb.org/students/Careers.phpStarting salary of an economistMedian salary of an economistMid-career salary of an economistPotential Careers of an economist- UPDATE!!!! more specificArticle on hiring economists in companies - http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303636404579393133588921584Consulting firms - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High_Frequency_Economics
  • Economics Unit 1, Lesson 1 Oakland Schools Moodle

    1. 1. Unit 1, Lesson 1
    2. 2. Unemployment Rate
    3. 3. 2013 May Unemployment Rate by County (Percent)
    4. 4.  min wage, per capital income – GDP , CPI, etc.
    5. 5. ???? Is this slide necessary?
    6. 6.  “Group sues EPA over invasive species regulations… TRAVERSE CITY — An environmental group is suing the federal government, seeking tougher rules dealing with ballast water discharges from ships to prevent more invasive species from reaching U.S. waterways.”  “Shipment of hazardous toys from China seized in Detroit”  “What an emergency manager for Detroit would mean for you”
    7. 7. 1. $48,500 2. $89,450 3. $94,900  Corporate world – Major companies are seek to have in- house economists such as Intel, Wells Fargo, Ford, and BP  Consulting Companies – Examples include: PricewaterhouseCoopers, Bain and Co., Moodys Corp., and Advanced Global Trading  Law – Tax or corporate attorneys, claims adjuster  Governmental agencies - Federal Reserve Board, State Department, CIA, World Bank, Congressional Budget Office  Academia - Professor, Researcher, Teacher

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