Bakeonomics350: Intro to Baking and Economics 
Spring 2022 Syllabus

Introduction: Over the course of fourteen weeks, I will post about various baking and economics topics that follow along just as a course would.  We will start with the basics of microeconomics and continue on to more advanced topics.  The semester will end with brief overviews of Macro, Econometrics, and Financial Literacy. 

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Contact Information

Susan Carter


Course Grade

At this time, I do not have any rewards or punishments to incentivize you to actually read.



The assignments for this course are straightforward.  They involve reading the posts for each week.  Optional assignments include baking the associate recipes and posting about them on social media.  Tag me on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook @bakeonomics350.  I reserve the right to add new readings or delete readings as I see fit.  


How to Succeed in this Course

1. Read.

2. Bake.

3. Remember that Econ is not a punishment.

4. Have fun!



All readings can be found on  See below for specific links.

Course Outline

Week 1 (January 18-22)

Basic Concepts and Assumptions in Economics


Week 2 (January 24-30)


Week 3 (January 31 – February 6)


Week 4 (February 7 – February 13)



Week 5 (February 14 – February 20)

Equilibrium Continued: Elasticity & Price Controls


Week 6 (February 21 – February 27)

Externalities / Taxes


Week 7 (February 28 – March 6)



Week 8 (March 7 – March 13)

Short-Run and Long-Run Firm Decisions Perfect Competition


Week 9 (March 14 – March 20)

Monopolies and Monopolistic Competition


Week 10 (March 21 – March 27)

Asymmetric Information


Week 11 (March 28 – April 3)

Intro to Macroeconomics


Week 12 (April 4 – April 10)

Intro to Econometrics


Week 13 (April 11 – April 17)

Intro to Financial Literacy


Week 14 (April 18 – April 24)

TBD based on what is new!