ECON 695: Special Topics in Economics

ECON 695-002: Economic Policy Analysis II
(Spring 2023)

04:30 PM to 07:10 PM T

Van Metre Hall (formerly Founders Hall) 312

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Section Information for Spring 2023

This course cannot be used to fulfill PhD requirements.

This course has two goals. First, this class is meant to deepen your knowledge of the principles of political economy as they apply to the evaluation of public policies. The types of public policies discussed during the course will include environmental policy, humanitarian aid policy, tech policy, and immigration policy, among others. This course uses applied microeconomics that builds on the Economic Policy Analysis I course. Second, this class promotes the writing and rhetorical skills needed to create compelling economic analyses of public policy. Students will participate in class discussions and presentations, as well as writing assignments, such as policy briefs, op-eds, and academic book reviews.

ECON 695 002 is a controlled section. Contact for permission to register via Patriot Web.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Topics vary according to interests of instructor. Emphasizes new areas of discipline. May be repeated within the term.
Specialized Designation: Topic Varies
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Junior Plus, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lec/Sem #1, Lec/Sem #2, Lec/Sem #3, Lec/Sem #4, Lec/Sem #5, Lec/Sem #6, Lec/Sem #7, Lec/Sem #8, Lec/Sem #9, Lecture, Sem/Lec #10, Sem/Lec #11, Sem/Lec #12, Sem/Lec #13, Sem/Lec #14, Sem/Lec #15, Sem/Lec #16, Sem/Lec #17, Sem/Lec #18
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

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