Seeing as there's no such thing as a free lunch, you'll have to do some work in this course if you want an A. However, it's attainable if you go to class, take notes, do the reading, ask questions, and study some. You either understand Economics or you don't. Go to office hours and he can explain anything! He's very helpful! This is a MUST GO TO CLASS! not because it's required, but because you will be lost and fail without it! Pop quizzes and only 3 tests! :) Take him! He's good! That being said, he is an awesome teacher with a brilliant mind. He's a HUGE liberal but all economist are, and his comments are really more funny than insulting. If you care about the quality of a class, take Garret.