|Certificates: International Relations|
An interdisciplinary introduction to the positive and normative aspects of economics. Topics include markets as a means of coordinating human behavior toward the achievement of specific social objectives, how and why markets may fail to achieve these objectives, the evolution of nonmarket institutions such as rules of law as responses to market failures, and theories of unemployment and inflation in their historical context.
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CEAS-Polit Econ)(CIR)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Baumol and Blinder, ECONOMICS: PRINCIPLES AND POLICY, latest edition.
Several shorter articles and essays on electronic reserve.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Three problem sets, three midterm examinations and a final examination scheduled by the Registrar.
|Instructor(s): Adelstein,Richard P. Times: .M.W.F. 10:00AM-10:50AM; Location: SHAN107; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: UNL||SR major: UNL||JR major: UNL|| || |
|Seats Available: UNL||GRAD: UNL||SR non-major: UNL||JR non-major: UNL||SO: UNL||FR: UNL|