ECON189H
University Honors Seminar

Prerequisites: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation.

Description: Topic varies.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECON198
Freshman Seminar

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Topics vary each term.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECON200
Economic Essentials and Issues

Prerequisites: 12 credit hours

Letter grade only. Credit towards the degree cannot be earned in both ECON 200 and ECON 211 and/or ECON 212. This course fulfills the economics requirement for the Minor in Business Administration for non-CBA students and cannot be applied to any other degree program.

Description: Introduction to economic reasoning and methods. Consumer choice, resources, decision making under constraints, supply, demand, markets, economic welfare analysis, measurement, prices, employment, money and interest rates. Economic policy and limitations are evaluated.

This course is a prerequisite for: FINA 300; MRKT 300

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:General Economics and Theory
ACE Outcomes: ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship ACE 6 Social Science

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship ACE 6 Social Science

ECON210
Introduction to Economics

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing and above.

Recommended for students outside the College of Business Administration but not for economics majors in the College of Arts and Sciences. Students taking ECON 210 cannot earn credit for ECON 211 and ECON 212. Students taking ECON 210 cannot earn credit for ECON 211 and ECON 212.

Description: Principles which govern the organization and behavior of modern economic systems. Includes the nature of economics and economic systems; national income, inflation and unemployment measurement and determination; money, monetary and fiscal policy; economic growth; the allocation of economic resources; the behavior of consumers and producers in markets; the distribution of income; and the international economy.

Course details
Credit Hours:5
Max credits per semester:5
Max credits per degree:5
Course Format:LEC
Groups:General Economics and Theory

Credit Hours:5

ACE:

ECON211
Principles of Macroeconomics

Prerequisites: 12 cr hrs.

Credit toward the degree cannot be earned in both ECON 200 or ECON 210, and in ECON 211 and/or ECON 212.

Description: Introduction to the nature and methods of economics. Economic systems. Measurement and analysis of aggregate variables, such as national income, consumption, saving, investment, international payments, employment, price indices, money supply, and interest rates. Fiscal, monetary, and other policies for macroeconomic stabilization and growth are evaluated.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:General Economics and Theory
ACE Outcomes: ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship ACE 6 Social Science

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship ACE 6 Social Science

ECON211H
Honors: Principles of Macroeconomics

Prerequisites: Open only to CBA Honors Academy students in good standing or by permission

Required for College of Business Administration major and for Arts and Sciences economics major. Credit towards degree cannot be earned in both ECON 210 and in ECON 211 or ECON211H and/or ECON212 or ECON212H.

Description: Introduction to the nature and methods of economics. Economic systems. Measurement and analysis of aggregate variables, such as national income, consumption, saving, investment, international payments, employment, price indices, money supply, and interest rates. Fiscal, monetary, and other policies for macroeconomic stabilization and growth are evaluated.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 6 Social Science ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 6 Social Science ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship

ECON212
Principles of Microeconomics

Prerequisites: 12 cr hrs.

Credit toward the degree cannot be earned in both ECON 200 or ECON 210, and in ECON 211 and/or ECON 212.

Description: Continuation of an introduction to economic methods. With emphasis on analysis and evaluation of markets. Includes demand, supply, elasticity, production costs, consumption utility, monopoly, competition, monopolistic competition, oligopoly, allocative and technical efficiency, and income distribution. Analysis applied to resource markets, unions, antitrust laws, agriculture, international trade, and other economic problems and policies.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:General Economics and Theory
ACE Outcomes: ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship ACE 6 Social Science

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship ACE 6 Social Science

ECON212H
Honors: Principles of Microeconomics

Prerequisites: Open only to CBA Honors Academy students in good standing or by permission

Credit toward the degree cannot be earned in both ECON210, and in ECON211 or ECON211H and/or ECON 212 or ECON212H.

Description: Continuation of an introduction to economic methods. With emphasis on analysis and evaluation of markets. Includes demand, supply, elasticity, production costs, consumption utility, monopoly, competition, monopolistic competition, oligopoly, allocative and technical efficiency, and income distribution. Analysis applied to resource markets, unions, antitrust laws, agriculture, international trade, and other economic problems and policies.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 6 Social Science ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 6 Social Science ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship

ECON215
Statistics

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing; MATH 104 or equivalent or MATH 106/108H; BSAD 50; 2.5 GPA

Credit toward the degree in the College of Business Administration cannot be earned in both ECON 215, and STAT 218 or EDPS 459 or CRIM 300; or in both ECON 215 and SOCI 206. Credit towards the degree in the College of Arts and Sciences cannot be earned in both ECON 215 and STAT 218, or in both EDPS 459 and STAT 218.

Description: Introduction to the collection, analysis, and interpretation of statistical data used in economics and business. Probability analysis, sampling, hypothesis testings, analysis of trends and seasonality, correlation, and simple regressions.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:5
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Quantitative Economics
ACE Outcomes: ACE 3 Math/Stat/Reasoning

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 3 Math/Stat/Reasoning

ECON215H
Honors: Statistics

Prerequisites: Open only to CBA Honors Academy students in good standing or by permission. Sophomore standing; MATH 104 or MATH 106 or MATH 108H; BSAD 50; 2.5 GPA

Credit toward the degree in the College of Business Administration cannot be earned in both ECON 215H, and STAT 218 or EDPS 459 or CRIM 300; or in both ECON 215H and SOCI 206.

Description: Introduction to the collection, analysis, and interpretation of statistical data used in economics and business. Probability analysis, sampling, hypothesis testings, analysis of trends and seasonality, correlation, and simple regressions.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Quantitative Economics
ACE Outcomes: ACE 3 Math/Stat/Reasoning

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 3 Math/Stat/Reasoning

ECON303
An Introduction to Money and Banking

Prerequisites: ECON 211 and 212 or ECON 210

Description: Understanding of the nature of money, the commercial and central banking system, and the role of money and monetary policy as determinants of the aggregate levels of national spending and income, output, employment, and prices.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Monetary Economics

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECON311
Intermediate Macroeconomics

Prerequisites: ECON 211 and 212; ECON 215 or equivalent; MATH 104 or equivalent

Description: Extensions and elaboration of theories of aggregate production, consumption, savings and investment, and international trade and finance. Detailed analyses of aggregate demand and supply and applications to inflation and unemployment. Various models of a market economy's performance, and analyses of monetary and fiscal policies for macroeconomic stabilization and growth.

This course is a prerequisite for: AECN 420; AECN 445, NREE 445

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:General Economics and Theory

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECON312
Intermediate Microeconomics

Prerequisites: ECON 211 and 212; ECON 215 or equivalent; MATH 104 or equivalent

Description: Extension and elaboration of the economic theories of the behavior of producers, consumers, and markets. Applications include analyses of taxation, rationing and other government policies, price discrimination, cartels, unions, and international markets.

This course is a prerequisite for: AECN 420; AECN 445, NREE 445

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:General Economics and Theory

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECON321
Introduction to International Economics

Prerequisites: ECON 211 and 212 or ECON 210

Description: Intermediate survey of international trade and factor movements; balance of payments; commercial policy; economic integration; international monetary system and institutions; exchange rates; and open economy macroeconomics.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:International Trade & Finance
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity

ECON322
Introduction to Development Economics

Prerequisites: ECON 210 or 211

Description: Survey of economic problems of developing countries and of appropriate policies to foster economic progress. Roles of education, research, innovation, saving, and capital formation in the growth process.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Comp Intrntnl & Reg Develpmnt

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECON323
The Economic Development of Latin America

Prerequisites: ECON 210 or 211

Description: Economies of Latin America, with emphasis on current economic problems. How past development contributed to the present economic situation. Detailed analysis of the economies and recent economic policies using standard microeconomic and macroeconomic models.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Comp Intrntnl & Reg Develpmnt

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECON340
Introduction to Urban-Regional Economics

Prerequisites: ECON 210 or 211 and 212

Description: Analysis of reasons for the existence, size, location, and evolution of cities. Analysis of the location of economic activity; differences in regional growth patterns, downtown revitalization, slums, congestion, and state economic development.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Comp Intrntnl & Reg Develpmnt

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECON365
Financial InstitutionsCrosslisted with FINA 365

Prerequisites: FINA 361 with a grade of C or above or ACTS 440/840

Description: Various institutions which collectively constitute the US financial system and a discussion of their origin and development. Analysis of the supply and demand for funds and characteristic of the main financial markets. Emphasis on the determination of the price of credit and the term structure of interest rates.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Monetary Economics

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECON371
Elements of Public Finance

Prerequisites: ECON 210 or 211

For non-majors.

Description: Economic analysis of current issues in public finance including government policy regarding both expenditure programs and taxation. Federal, state, and local government issues covered, emphasizing tax policy. Stresses applications of basic economic theory which provide insight on policy issues.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Public Finance

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECON375
Women and Work in USA HistoryCrosslisted with HIST 375, WMNS 375

Description: Transformation of women's role in the USA economy from colonial times to the present and the effects of class, race, and changing perceptions of women's role in society. Role of women in household manufacture, the early factory system, the trade union movement, the Great Depression, the home front of WWII, and the economic emergence of women in the postwar economy.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:United States or Canadian Hist

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECON381
Introduction to Labor Economics

Prerequisites: ECON 210 or 211

Description: History and development of the American labor movement; trends and issues in collective bargaining; economic implications of labor unions.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Labor Economics

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECON388
Comparative Economic Systems

Prerequisites: ECON 211 and 212 or ECON 210

Description: Intermediate survey of modern economic systems. Analysis of differences in underlying ideologies, institutions, policies, and performance among the US, Soviet Union, Western and Eastern Europe, Japan and China.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Comp Intrntnl & Reg Develpmnt

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECON389
Current Economic Issues

Prerequisites: ECON 210, or both ECON 211 and ECON 212; for juniors only.

Description: Critical analysis of economic issues based upon readings of current and historical importance. (Possible topics: pollution, discrimination, poverty, energy, agribusiness, health, demographics, ideology, and crime.)

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:General Economics and Theory

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECON399
Independent Study

Prerequisites: Prior arrangement with and permission of individual faculty member and completion of proposed plan to departmental office

Description: Special research project or reading program under the direction of a staff member in the department.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:24
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

ECON399H
Honors: Independent Study

Prerequisites: Special research project or reading program

Description: Special research project or reading program.

Course details
Credit Hours:3-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:3-6

ACE:

ECON403
Money and the Financial SystemCrosslisted with ECON 803

Prerequisites: ECON 211 and 212 or ECON 210

Description: Basic policy implications of monetary economics with special reference to the role of money in the determination of income, employment, and prices. Includes demand for and supply of money, commercial and central banking system, monetary policy-making, nonbank financial system, and other issues in monetary economics.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Monetary Economics

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECON404
Current Issues in Monetary EconomicsCrosslisted with ECON 804

Prerequisites: ECON 211 and 212 or ECON 210

Description: Money as developed by classical and modern economists. Emphasis on origins of money, interest rates, inflation, unemployment, business cycles, rational expectations, fiscal policy, international aspects of monetary policy, and other related topics in monetary economics.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Monetary Economics

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECON409
Applied Public Policy AnalysisCrosslisted with ECON 809

Prerequisites: ECON 211 and 212 or ECON 210; ECON 215 or equivalent

Description: Experience with research methods in economics. Statistical analysis to investigate economic issues and related policies; find relevant data; perform and interpret univariate and multivariate statistical analyses; and formulate and test specific hypotheses.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Quantitative Economics

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECON413
Social InsuranceCrosslisted with ECON 813, FINA 413, FINA 813

Description: Nature and causes of economic insecurity. Analysis of public programs such as Social Security, unemployment insurance, workers' compensation, and public assistance.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:General Economics and Theory

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECON416
Statistics for Decision MakingCrosslisted with ECON 816

Prerequisites: ECON 215

Description: Decision making under conditions of uncertainty. Introduction to Bayesian methods including the main methods of traditional statistics. Both prior knowledge and consequences of decision error are explicitly taken into account in the analysis.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Quantitative Economics

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECON417
Introductory EconometricsCrosslisted with ECON 817

Prerequisites: ECON 211 and 212 or ECON 210; ECON 215 or equivalent

Description: Designed to give undergraduate and master's level economics students an introduction to basic econometric methods including economic model estimation and analyses of economic data. Hypothesis formulation and testing, economic prediction and problems in analyzing economic cross-section and time series data are considered.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Econometrics

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECON419
Topics in Applied ResearchCrosslisted with ECON 819

Prerequisites: ECON 311 and ECON 417

Description: Selected topics involving the use of quantitative methods in applied research.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Quantitative Economics

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECON421
International TradeCrosslisted with ECON 821

Prerequisites: ECON 210 or ECON 211 and 212; ECON 312

Description: Determinants of the volume, prices, and commodity composition of trade. Effects of trade, international resource movements, trade restrictions on resource allocation, income distribution, and social welfare.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:International Trade & Finance

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECON422
International FinanceCrosslisted with ECON 822

Prerequisites: ECON 211 and 212 or ECON 210

Description: Determinants of exchange rates, international payments, inflation, unemployment, national income, and interest rates in an open economy. International monetary system and capital and financial markets, and of the mechanisms by which a national economy and the rest of the world adjust to external disturbances.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:International Trade & Finance

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECON423
Economics of the Less Developed CountriesCrosslisted with ECON 823

Prerequisites: ECON 211 and 212 or ECON 210

Description: Advanced survey of development problems and goals; roles of land, labor, capital, entrepreneurship, and technical progress in economic growth of the less developed countries. Theories and strategies relating to international trade and economic development.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Comp Intrntnl & Reg Develpmnt

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECON426
Government Intervention in MarketsCrosslisted with ECON 826

Prerequisites: ECON 212

Description: Traces the economic and legal incentives for government involvement in the marketplace. Examines why various forms of intervention make sense in certain situations. Defining the limits of allowable competition, and to replacing free market forces with regulation. Includes analysis of utilities and their evolving regulation.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Industrial Organization&Reg

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECON433
History of Economic ThoughtCrosslisted with ECON 833

Description: Development and evolution of economic ideas, including diverse mainstream and dissenting schools of thought from ancient Greece to contemporary texts. Consideration of selected influential economists' writings, relation between economic conditions and ideas and the antecedents of current economic controversies.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:General Economics and Theory

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECON435
Market CompetitionCrosslisted with ECON 835

Prerequisites: ECON 212

Description: Examination of differing schools of thought about how well a market economy performs. Includes economic analysis and extensive reviews of rivalry among corporations in various sectors of the US economy.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Industrial Organization&Reg

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECON440
Regional DevelopmentCrosslisted with ECON 840

Prerequisites: ECON 211 and 212 or ECON 210

Description: Advanced analysis of regional growth and development. Emphasis on the relationship between national and regional growth as well as local attributes influencing development patterns. Comparisons between developed and developing countries used to highlight similarities and differences in development patterns and policies. Empirical applicability of regional economic models stressed.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Comp Intrntnl & Reg Develpmnt

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECON442
Regional AnalysisCrosslisted with ECON 842

Prerequisites: ECON 440/840.

Description: Advanced study of techniques for regional analysis. Includes indexes of spatial dispersion and concentration, shift-share analysis, export base, and input-output analysis. Special emphasis on input-output analysis. Objective is to equip students with the basic analytical tools of regional economic analysis.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Comp Intrntnl & Reg Develpmnt

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECON445
Gender Economics and Social ProvisioningCrosslisted with ECON 845, WMNS 445, WMNS 845

Prerequisites: ECON 211 or 212

Description: Introduction to the field of feminist economics. Critiques of economic theory and methodology along with gender and household decision-making, the care economy, international migration, development, globalization, the feminization of labor markets,and macroeconomics.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:General Economics and Theory

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECON450
Economics for TeachersCrosslisted with ECON 850

Description: Structure and function of the economic system and problems in achieving goals of efficient allocation of resources, full employment, stable prices, economic growth, and security. Emphasis on teaching of economics at the pre-college level.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Economic Education

Credit Hours:2-6

ACE:

ECON451
Economics Issues for TeachersCrosslisted with ECON 851

Description: Application of economic principles to current problems. Includes evaluation of economic education materials, scope and sequence for development of economic concepts in the primary and secondary school.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Economic Education

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

ECON457
19th Century United States Economic HistoryCrosslisted with ECON 857, HIST 857, HIST 457

Prerequisites: ECON 211 and 212, or 210

Description: Transformation of the United States economy from an agrarian to an industrial society and the impact of that transformation on people's livelihoods. The economic of slavery, the impact of the railroads, immigration, and the collective response of business and labor to industrialization.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:United States or Canadian Hist

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECON458
20th Century United States Economic HistoryCrosslisted with ECON 858, HIST 458, HIST 858

Prerequisites: ECON 211 and 212, or 210

Description: Transformation of the United States economy in the twentieth century. Attention to the continued consolidation of the business enterprise, business cycle episodes including the Great Depression of the 1930's, organized labor, and the role of government in managing and coping with this transformation in economic life.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:United States or Canadian Hist
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

ECON466
Pro-seminar in International Relations I

Prerequisites: Senior standing and permission

Open to students with an interest in international relations. Topic varies.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Variable group based on topic

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECON467
Pro-seminar in International Relations IICrosslisted with ECON 867, POLS 467, POLS 867

Prerequisites: Senior standing and permission

Description: Topics vary. Open to students with an interest in international relations.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:International Relations&Compar

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECON471
Public FinanceCrosslisted with ECON 871

Prerequisites: ECON 211 and 212 or ECON 210

Description: Microeconomic analysis of policy issues in public finance, emphasizing taxation. Includes public goods and externalities; analysis of tax incidence, efficiency, and equity; and fiscal federalism.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Public Finance

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECON472
Efficiency in GovernmentCrosslisted with ECON 872

Prerequisites: ECON 211 and 212 or ECON 210

Description: Prepares students to conduct social and economic planning, program evaluation, and budgeting. Analysis of the delivery of government goods and services consistent with values and societal goals. Includes: philosophy of government, budget theory, social indicators, social fabric matrix, cost effective analysis, technology assessment, evaluation of the natural environment, and time analysis.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Public Finance

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECON475
Theory and Analysis of Institutional EconomicsCrosslisted with ECON 875

Description: Survey of the basic ideas of Veblen, Polanyi, Commons, Ayres, Galbraith, and Myrdal. Applications of institutional analysis to major economic problems and policies. Examination of the economic system as part of the holistic human culture, a complex of many evolving institutions.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Institutional Economics

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECON481
Economics of the Labor MarketCrosslisted with ECON 881

Prerequisites: ECON 211 and 212 or ECON 210

Description: Microeconomics of wages and employment; determinants of labor demand and supply; marginal productivity; bargaining theories of wages; labor mobility and allocation among employers; and the impact of unions, government policy, investment in human capital; and discrimination in labor markets.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Labor Economics
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

ECON482
Labor in the National EconomyCrosslisted with ECON 882

Prerequisites: ECON 210, or ECON 211 and/or ECON 212

Description: Macroeconomics aspects of labor economics; how the labor sector of the economy and the economy's overall performance are interrelated; analysis of the general level of wages, employment, unemployment, business cycles, and inflation.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Labor Economics
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

ECON485
The Regulatory Environment for Employment and LaborCrosslisted with MNGT 466, MNGT 866, ECON 885

Prerequisites: Junior Standing; MNGT 360 and 361 (departmental permission is required if MNGT 360 and/or MNGT 361 have not been completed) ECON 381 FOR ECON students

Description: Government regulation of employment and labor relations. Includes laws and agencies relating to employment practices, pay, hours, equal employment opportunity, labor relations, safety, health, pensions, and benefits. Social and economic implications of governmental regulation considered.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Labor Economics

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECON487
Economies in TransitionCrosslisted with ECON 887

Prerequisites: ECON 211 and 212 or ECON 210

Description: Evolution of formally centrally planned economies (Soviet Union, central and eastern Europe, China) toward more market-oriented and decentralized economies. Includes comparisons of the speed and pattern of institutional changes, performance outcomes and implications for economic development strategies.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Comp Intrntnl & Reg Develpmnt

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECON499H
Honors Thesis

Prerequisites: Admission to the University Honors Program or by invitation, and permission.

Description: Conduct a scholarly research project and write a University Honors Program thesis.

Course details
Credit Hours:3-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:3-6

ACE: