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Introduces microeconomics in the context of current problems. Explores how market mechanism allocates scarce resources among competing uses; uses supply, demand, production, and distribution theory to analyze problems. Read More »
Introduces macroeconomics in the context of current problems. National income analysis, money and banking, economic growth and stability, unemployment, inflation, and role of government. Read More »
Basic factors of price and distribution theory: analysis of demand, costs of production and supply relationships, and price and output determination under various market structures. Read More »
Analysis of major strategic business situations including pricing strategy, incentives and contracts, game theory, and vertical and horizontal integration. Read More »
Economic problems in light of current and proposed public policies. Topics include environmental issues, international trade policies, and regulatory issues and their historical roots. Read More »
Monetary, commercial, and central banking systems, with particular emphasis on their relationship with American government programs, fiscal policies, and controls. Read More »
Aggregate economic accounts, including measuring national income; determinants of levels of income and output; and causes and solutions for problems of unemployment, inflation, and economic growth. Read More »
Modern statistical techniques in estimating economic relations. Read More »
Economic growth characteristic of developing countries. Economic development, obstacles to development, policies, and planning. Read More »
Issues of economic development as applied to Africa. Includes overview of early economic history in Africa and post-independence development, and contemporary development problems. Read More »
Examines problems and achievements of formerly communist and socialist countries including China, Eastern European countries, and Russia and other countries of the former Soviet Union as they transition to more market-oriented economies. Includes market economics and central planning. Read More »
Introduces economic way of thinking on trade and international finance. Presents historical and current information on consequences of trade and protectionism. Read More »
Microeconomic and macroeconomic models and misallocation of resources. Read More »
Applies economic theory, methodology to study nonmarket decision making. Read More »
Introduces game theory and its relevance for analyzing framework of rules and institutions within which economic processes occur. Applies game theoretical concepts to comparative analysis of causes and effects of alternative institutional arrangements. Read More »
Economic analysis of the law. Topics include introduction to legal institutions and legal analysis; application of economic concepts to the law of property, contracts and torts, criminal and constitutional law; economic efficiency of common law; and public choice perspective on the evolution of the law. Read More »
Develops skills in finding and evaluating sources, oral presentation, and academic writing. Read More »
Possible topics include ancient, medieval, modern European, and American economic history, using econometric analysis as necessary.
Subject matter varies.
Topics vary according to interests of instructor. Emphasizes new areas of discipline. Read More »
Topics vary according to interests of instructor. Emphasizes new areas of discipline.