Introduction to the study of market economies., Microeconomics, including supply and demand,, production theory, market structure., Macroeconomics, including economic growth,, inflation and unemployment, money and banking,, monetary and fiscal policy. Government regulation, and policy. Discrimination and poverty, imperfect, competition, environmental problems, international, competitiveness.
Theory and applications of statistics and, probability used in the study of economics., Descriptive statistics, probability, random, variables and their distributions, statistical, inference. Applications of statistical inference, ranging from estimating the mean from a, univariate population to multiple regression, analysis. Credit may not be earned for both this, course and AP Statistics.
Problems of less-developed countries and proposed, solutions. Extent and nature of international, poverty and inequality, national and international, causes of underdevelopment, strategies for, development.
Theories and policies of classical, Keynesian,, new classical, and new Keynesian economists;, national income accounting; IS-LM analysis;, aggregate supply and demand; money, interest, rates, and investment; government spending and, taxation; fiscal and monetary policy.
This course is divided into three sections that, will deepen students' understanding of problems, and solutions in global health economics. First:, the theory of health economics, microeconomic, tools, health behavior, demand for health care,, health insurance markets, and health-care, financing. Second section will be seminar-style,, and include heavy readings on topics in global, health to gain an understanding of diseases,, health systems, and health behavior. Third:, Students will delve into empirical research in, global health economics by utilizing Demographic, and Health Survey Data (DHS) data to write papers, on chosen topics in health economics.
How international financial transactions and, government policies affect exchange rates,, interest rates, inflation, balance of payments,, sovereign debt, income, and wealth. Theory and, application of foreign exchange markets (spots,, forwards, arbitrage, covered and uncovered, interest parity); balance of payments accounting,, measures of government deficits and debts;, open-economy macroeconomic modeling,, applications, and issues.
Advanced research in economics. Production of a, research paper and distribution to instructor and, class members. Oral presentation of research paper, to students, faculty, and the campus community., The research paper requires students to construct,, research, write, and present rigorous analysis on, an economic question. Topics chosen by students.
Advanced research in economics. Production of a, research paper and distribution to instructor and, class members. Oral presentation of research paper, to students, faculty, and the campus community., The research paper requires students to construct,, research, write, and present rigorous analysis on, an economic question. Topics chosen by students.