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ECON 473. Labor Economics

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Labor as a factor of production; growth of collective bargaining and labor legislation, and its effects upon society.
Prerequisites: ECON 205, ECON 206
Semester Offered: Spring


ECON 474. International Economics

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Trade models, terms of trade, trade patterns, economic integration, and barriers to trade. Balance of trade/payments, exchange rate determination, capital mobility, and open economy policy coordination.
Prerequisites: ECON 205, ECON 206
Semester Offered: Fall


ECON 478. History of Economic Thought

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Historical development of economic analysis and of the ideas of major economic thinkers.
Prerequisites: ECON 205, ECON 206
Semester Offered: Fall


ECON 480. Area Economic Studies

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Economic problems of selected regions, areas, or countries of the world.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ECON 481. Senior Research Seminar

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Capstone course requiring empirical research paper and presentation using tools of economic analysis. Application and departmental permission required.
Prerequisites: ECON 405 and ECON 406 with a C or better, and IS 242 or STAT 219 or STAT 242, or STAT 239 with a C- or better, and either ECON 470 or ECON 485.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ECON 483. Contemporary Economic Problems

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Solutions of problems arising from growth and development of modern institutions under the free enterprise system.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ECON 484. The Economics of Immigration

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Migration causes, immigration affects on home and destination economies, characteristics of immigrants, and restrictive policies.
Prerequisites: ECON 205, ECON 206
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ECON 485. Introduction to Econometrics

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Model development and statistical testing procedures, applied economic analysis. Model specification, properties of estimation procedures, statistical inference.
Prerequisites: ECON 205, ECON 206; IS 242 or STAT 219 or higher.
Semester Offered: Fall


ECON 486. Introduction to Mathematical Economics

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Application of mathematical tools to the problems of micro and macro economic theory.
Prerequisites: ECON 406, MATH 221
Semester Offered: Fall


ECON 497. Advanced Topics in Applied Economic Theory

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Applications of advanced economic theory. Topics selected by instructor. May be repeated with different topics up to 9 credits.
Prerequisites: ECON 405/505 or ECON 406/506
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ECON 498. Advanced Topics in Applied Econometrics

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Applications of advanced econometric models. Topics selected by instructor. May be repeated with different topics up to 9 credits.
Prerequisites: ECON 485-585
Semester Offered: DEMAND






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