Econ 371: Development Economics

(Summer 2015)

This course provides analysis of the economic development process of newly developing nations through the lens of economics.  It covers the key theories of economic development and the empirical evidence that supports or challenges these theories.  Students who complete the course will be capable of critically analyzing economic development strategies, programs and projects in both higher and lower income countries.

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Econ 330: Macroeconomic and Global Institutions and Policy (Online)

(Summer 2016 and 2017)

The goal of this course is to provide an overview of how the macroeconomy is affected by institutions, technology, and governmental policy. The main take-away from this course will be an understanding of how financial institutions operate as well as insights that will help one to make prudent choices throughout life as a lender or as a borrower.

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Econ 200: Basic Economic Issues (Online)

(Winter 2014 and Summer 2015)

Econ 200 is an introductory level course in both microeconomics and macroeconomics. The first part of the course covers the basic principles of microeconomics, such as supply-demand analysis of the markets. The last third of the course covers macroeconomics, including topics like inflation, unemployment, and the effectiveness of various economic policies.

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