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Douglas Allen
Professor in the Economics department
at Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC
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Overall Quality
3.3
Average Grade
B-
Hotness
Helpfulness
3.2
Clarity
3.5
Easiness
2.0
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06/25/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
2 Easiness
ECON 100 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Not Mandatory Textbook Use: It's a must have Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: C+

Doug's exams are super super tough. I'm usually an A student and I ended up with a C+ in his course. However, the way he teaches the material gives you a totally different outlook on life and economics. I actually really enjoyed the material and the way he taught it, but wouldn't recommend his course if you want a good grade.

04/25/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
1 Easiness
ECON 103 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Low Grade Received: N/A

Best prof I've ever had. Exams are hard, but marked on curve. Lectures very interesting & entertaining. He actually teaches you economics, and how to think like an economist, not just the bare-bones principles. Read the textbook, do as many questions as you can in every chapter, do all of the homework, and you'll do fine.

04/18/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
1 Easiness
Econ 103 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Mandatory Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: N/A

Great at delivering concepts and lectures were always interesting, however, his exams are very hard. If econ is not something you care for and you only want the marks...LOOK ELSEWHERE. You really need to appreciate the course to do well. But, if econ is something you plan to purse, then this prof is strongly recommended.

04/18/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
1 Easiness
Econ 103 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Mandatory Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Meh Grade Received: C+

Great at delivering concepts and lectures were always interesting, however, his exams are very hard. If econ is not something you care for and you only want the marks...LOOK ELSEWHERE. You really need to appreciate the course to do well. But, if econ is something you plan to purse, then this prof is strongly recommended.

04/18/2014
poor
1 Helpfulness
2 Clarity
1 Easiness
ECON 103 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: N/A

I used to love econ.

04/18/2014
good
4 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
1 Easiness
econ 103 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: Mandatory Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: It's my life Grade Received: A-

A lot of people has been saying that Doug Allen is an extremely hard prof and for once, people are right. If you're looking for an easy A, you better off looking elsewhere because it's either you get his way of thinking or not. I studied a lot and ended up with a A-.

04/13/2014
average
3 Helpfulness
3 Clarity
1 Easiness
ECON103 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Sorta interested Grade Received: N/A

teaches out of his book, lectures can be funny and interesting, comes early to answer assignment questions... horrible TA

04/11/2014
good
4 Helpfulness
4 Clarity
2 Easiness
ECON103 Taken for Credit:Yes Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

I really liked this prof I thought he was interesting and I seem to read that alot of people struggle with his midterms and finals, for all those planning on taking this course I recommend buying or somehow acquiring the econmylab that is optional because it comes with the odd answers for the textbook. This was a tremendous help while studying 4 me

04/08/2014
good
4 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
2 Easiness
Econ 103 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: Essential to passing Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Favorite prof yet. He teaches the material in such a fascinating way and he makes the course very interesting. His exams aren't easy but the marks are curved. Loved him all around.

03/11/2014
good
5 Helpfulness
5 Clarity
1 Easiness
ECON 103 Taken for Credit:N/A Attendance: N/A Textbook Use: You need it sometimes Rater Interest: Really into it Grade Received: N/A

Lecture are interesting and fun. Exams are pretty difficult lol.

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