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Department of Economics

ECON 52040 - INTRO TO ECONOMETRICS

Credits: 3  -  APPLICATION OF ECONOMIC MODELS, PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTIONS, ESTIMATION, ESTIMATORS, AND REGRESSION AND CORRELATION AS TOOLS IN ECONOMIC ANALYSIS. GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 52045 - MATHEMATICAL ECONOMICS

Credits: 3  -  SYSTEMATIC EXPOSITION OF MATHEMATICAL TECHNIQUES AND THEIR APPLICATION TO ECONOMIC ANALYSIS. AMONG TOPICS THAT MAY BE COVERED ARE: SETS, RELATIONS/ FUNCTIONS, MATRIX ALGEBRA, DIFFERENTIAL AND INTERGRAL CALCULUS, AND OPTIMIZATION TECHNIQUES. GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 52065 - PROB-MONEY & FISCAL POLICY

Credits: 3  -  ANALYSIS OF OBJECTIVES, TECHNIQUES AND ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF MONETARY AND FISCAL POLICIES. GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 52068 - INDUST ORGAN & PUB POLICY

Credits: 3  -  THEORETICAL, EMPIRICAL AND CRITICAL EXAMINATION OF STRUCTURE, OPERATION AND PERFORMANCE OF INDUSTRIAL MARKETS IN AMERICAN ECONOMY. GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 52076 - ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Credits: 3  -  ANALYSIS OF NATURE AND SIGNIFICANCE OF BARRIERS TO AND FUTURE POTENTIAL FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF A NATION. SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON THEORIES AND STRATEGIC FACTORS PERTAINING TO ECONOMIC GROWTH. GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 52078 - EC HIST INDUSTRIAL DEVEL

Credits: 3  -  HISTORICAL SURVEY OF MAJOR ECONOMIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS IN WESTERN COUNTRIES FROM THE MIDDLE AGES TO THE 20TH CENTURY. GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 52080 - REGIONAL ECONOMICS

Credits: 3  -  EXAMINES TECHNIQUES OF REGIONAL ECONOMIC ANALYSIS TO PROMOTE UNDERSTANDING OF INTERREGIONAL DISPARITIES IN DEVELOPED NATIONS AND SUGGESTS POLICY ALTERNATIVES FOR ALLEVIATING PROBLEMS ARISING FROM DISPARITIES. GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 52081 - URBAN ECONOMICS

Credits: 3  -  APPLICATION OF ECONOMIC PRINCIPLES TO URBAN SPATIAL PATTERNS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND PUBLIC POLICY IN HOUSING, TRANSPORTATION, POLLUTION, WELFARE, ETC. GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 52083 - HIST OF ECONOMIC THOUGHT

Credits: 3  -  ECONOMIC THOUGHT FROM MERCANTILIST PERIOD TO EARLY 20TTH CENTURY, ESPECIALLY EMPHASIZING THEORIES OF CLASSICAL SCHOOL, MARGINALISTS, MARX AND NEOCLASSICISTS. GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 52084 - ECON FLUCTUATION & GROWTH

Credits: 3  -  SEE CATALOG

ECON 52086 - ECONOMICS OF HEALTH CARE

Credits: 3  -  OVERALL OBJECTIVE IS TO USE ECONOMIC ANALYSIS TO UNDERSTAND AND EVALUATE WHAT HAS AND IS HAPPENING TO THE HEALTH CARE PROFESSION AND CURRENT HEALTH CARE POLICIES UNDER CONSIDERATION. TOPICS INCLUDE ISSUES SUCH AS MEDICARE, HEALTH CARE REFORM, HMO'S AND INCREASING COSTS IN HEALTH CARE.

ECON 52087 - LAW AND ECONOMICS

Credits: 3  -  A STUDY OF THE ECONOMIC FOUNDATIONS OF THE LEGAL SYSTEM AND THE IMPACT OF LEGAL SYSTEMS ON MARKET BEHAVIOR.

ECON 52291 - SEM: ECONOMICS

Credits: 1 to 4  -  (REPEATABLE FOR A TOTAL OF 12 HOURS.) VARIOUS SPECIAL SEMINARS WILL BE ANNOUNCED IN THE SCHEDULE OF CLASSES UNDER THIS COURSE NUMBER. PREREQUISITE: PERMISSION AND GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 52293 - VT WKSP: ECON

Credits: 1 to 6  -  VARIOUS SPECIAL WORKSHOPS WILL BE ANNOUNCED IN THE SCHEDULE OF CLASSES UNDER THIS COURSE NUMBER. REPEATABLE FOR A TOTAL OF 18 HOURS. "S/U" GRADING. PREREQUISITE: PERMISSION AND GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 52295 - ST: ECONOMICS

Credits: 3  -  (REPEATABLE FOR A TOTAL OF 9 HOURS.) VARIOUS SPECIAL TOPICS WILL BE ANNOUNCED IN THE SCHEDULE OF CLASSES UNDER THIS COURSE NUMBER. PREREQUISITE: PERMISSION AND GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 52297 - COLL: ECONOMICS

Credits: 1 to 3  -  (REPEATABLE FOR A TOTAL OF 9 HOURS.) VARIOUS SPECIAL COLLOQUIA WILL BE ANNOUNCED IN THE SCHEDULE OF CLASSES UNDER THIS NUMBER. PREREQUISITE: PERMISSION AND GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 62010 - SURVEY OF ECONOMICS

Credits: 3  -  SURVEY OF BASIC ECONOMIC CONCEPTS AND METHODS OF ANALYSIS OF BOTH MICRO- AND MACROECONOMICS. EMPHASIS IS PLACED ON THE USE AND RELEVANCE OF ECONOMIC CONCEPTS AND TOOLS IN BUSINESS DECISION MAKING. GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 62011 - ECON ISSUE THEORY & PROBS

Credits: 3  -  SEE CATALOG

ECON 62015 - ECONOMICS OF INFORMATION

Credits: 3  -  INTRODUCTION TO MICROECONOMIC THEORY AND DECISION MAKING AND ITS APPLICATIONS TO THE INFORMATION ECONOMY. OVERVIEW OF THE ECONOMICS OF INFORMATION. CONSUMER BEHAVIOR AND PRODUCTION THEORY, THE DEMAND FOR INFORMATION; INFORMATION AS A FACTOR OF PRODUCTION; INFORMATION COSTS AND PRICING. CASE STUDIES IN THE INFORMATION INDUSTRY.

ECON 62021 - BUS CONDITIONS ANALYSIS

Credits: 3  -  ANALYSIS OF FORCES DETERMINING ECONOMIC GROWTH, EMPLOYMENT, INFLATION, AND INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIVENESS, WITH EMPHASIS ON UNDERSTANDING THE BUSINESS CYCLE AND GOVERNMNET STABILIZATION POLICIES.  PREREQUISITE:  BAD 64005 (may be taken concurrently). PREREQUISITE: BAD 64005 (MAY BE TAKEN CONCURRENTLY). GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 62022 - MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS

Credits: 3  -  USES ECONOMIC THEORY AND QUANTITATIVE METHODOLOGIES TO DEVELOP DECISION-MAKING SKILLS WHICH ENABLE MANAGERS OF LOCAL, NATIONAL AND MULTINATIONAL COMPANIES TO EVALUATE PROBLEMS AND ALLOCATE RESOURCES EFFICIENTLY. PREREQUISITE: BAD 64005; M.B.A. PROFICIENCY IN CALCULUS. GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 62044 - STATISTICAL ANALYSIS II

Credits: 3  -  SELECTED TOPICS CONCERNING INFERENCE AND REGRESSION. INCLUDES ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE, CHI-SQUARE, F-TEST AND CORRELATION. EMPHASIZES USEFULNESS FOR MANAGERIAL DECISION MAKING AND ECONOMIC ANALYSIS. GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 62050 - MICRO-ECONOMIC THEORY I

Credits: 3  -  COMPREHENSIVE ANALYSIS OF METHODOLOGY OF ECONOMICS, CONSUMER BEHAVIOR, PRODUCTION AND COSTS, THE FIRM, MARKETS AND WELFARE ECONOMICS. GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 62051 MACRO-ECONOMIC THEORY I

Credits: 3  -  COMPREHENSIVE ANALYSIS OF CLASSICAL THEORY OF EMPLOYMENT; KEYNESIAN THEORIES OF CONSUMPTION, INVESTMENT, MULTIPLIER, ACCELERATOR, MONEY, INTEREST RATES, PRICE LEVEL AND WAGE RATES, AND ECONOMIC GROWTH. GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 62052 - MICRO-ECONOMIC THEORY II

Credits: 3  -  SELECTED TOPICS IN MICROECONOMIC THEORY. PREREQUISITE: ECON 62050 AND GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 62053 - MACRO-ECONOMIC THEORY II

Credits: 3  -  SELECTED TOPICS IN MACROECONOMIC THEORY. PREREQUISITE: ECON 62050 AND 62051. GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 62054 - ECONOMETRICS I

Credits: 3  -  INTRODUCTION TO PROBLEMS AND METHODS OF ESTIMATING THE PARAMETERS OF ECONOMIC RELATIONSHIPS. GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 62055 - ECONOMETRICS II

Credits: 3  -  COVERS GENERALIZED LINEAR REGRESSION, MIXED ESTIMATION, SIMULTANEOUS EQUATION SYSTEMS, THEIR IDENTIFICATION AND ESTIMATION BY SINGLE EQUATION AND SYSTEMS ESTIMATION. PREREQUISITE: ECON 62054 AND GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 62061 - MONETARY THEORY & POLICY

Credits: 3  -  CRITICAL EXAMINATION OF MONETARY THEORIES AND THEIR NEOCLASSICAL ANTECEDENTS. SPECIAL ATTENTION GIVEN TO MONEY AND ITS INTERRELATIONSHIP WITH RATE OF INTEREST AND GENERAL PRICE LEVEL. GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 62071 - LABOR ECONOMICS

Credits: 3  -  THEORETICAL AND APPLIED ANALYSES OF WAGE DETERMINATION, THE SUPPLY OF SKILLS, LABOR MARKET DISCRIMINATION, AND THE EFFECTS OF TRADE UNIONS AND GOVERNMENT POLICIES. GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 62072 - ECON LABOR MKTG STRUCTURE

Credits: 3  -  STUDY OF THE ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF UNIONS, INTERNAL LABOR MARKETS AND GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS AND PROGRAMS ON WAGES, EMPLOYMENT, PRODUCTIVITY AND THE DISTRIBUTION OF INCOME. GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 62075 - THEORY-INTERNATIONAL TRADE

Credits: 3  -  STUDY OF MODERN INTERNATIONAL TRADE THEORY. EMPHASIZES RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TRADE AND FACTOR PRICES, FACTOR ENDOWMENT, TECHNOLOGY, TERMS OF TRADE, CUSTOMS UNIONS AND PROTECTIONISM. GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 62076 - INTERNATIONAL FINANCE

Credits: 3  -  STUDY OF FACTORS AFFECTING EXCHANGE RATES, INTERNATIONAL CAPITAL MOVEMENTS, BALANCE OF PAYMENTS, DISEQUILIBRIUM AND ADJUSTMENT, THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY SYSTEM, AND INTERNAL-EXTERNAL BALANCE. GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 62077 - PROBS OF DEVELOPING AREAS

Credits: 3  -  IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS OF SELECTED TOPICS AND ISSUES IN DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS. PREREQUISITE: ECON 52076 OR PERMISSION. GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 62078 - SEM: INTERNATIONAL ECON

Credits: 3  -  ANALYSIS OF RECENT CONTRIBUTIONS AND CURRENT PROBLEMS IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND FINANCE. PREREQUISITE: ECON 62075 AND 62076 OR PERMISSION. GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 62083 - PUBLIC POLICY TWD BUS

Credits: 3  -  RECENT LAWS AND REGULATIONS CONCERNING ECONOMIC STABILITY, ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS, ENERGY, EQUAL RIGHTS AND CONSUMER PROTECTION ARE EMPHASIZED, AS ARE THE REACTIONS OF THE CORPORATION AND THE EXECUTIVE. PREREQUISITE: GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 62096 - INDEPENDENT STUDY

Credits: 1 to 3  - INDEPENDENT STUDY ON A PARTICULAR PROJECT OR SEQUENCE OF SUBJECTS. MAXIMUM OF 6 SEMESTER HOURS OF WORK MAY BE EARNED IN INDEPENDENT STUDY, ALTHOUGH NO MORE THAN 3 HOURS IN ANY ONE SEMESTER. "IP" PERMISSIBLE. PREREQUISITE: FOR CANDIDATES WHO HAVE COMPLETED 12 HOURS OF SUPERIOR QUALITY WORK, WITH PERMISSION OF THE CHAIR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS. GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 62098 - RESEARCH

Credits: 1 to 15  -  RESEARCH FOR MASTER'S STUDENTS. MAY APPLY TOWARD DEGREE REQUIREMENTS IF APPROVED IN ADVANCE BY DEPARTMENT. REPEAT REGISTRATION PERMITTED. GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 62181 - URBAN ECONOMICS

Credits: 3  -  SPATIAL THEORIES OF INTER- AND INTRAMETROPOLITAN DEVELOPMENT. ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES AND PUBLIC POLICY IN HOUSING, EDUCATION, CRIME, TRANSPORTATION, WELFARE, POLLUTION, ETC. GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 62182 - PUB EXP & COST BENEFIT ANLY

Credits: 3  -  THEORETICAL AND APPLIED ASPECTS OF PUBLIC EXPENDITURE AND COST BENEFIT ANALYSIS. USES ECONOMIC THEORY TO APPRAISE PUBLIC EXPENDITURE ALTERNATIVES IN ADVANCED AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES. GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 62184 - PUBLIC FINANCE I

Credits: 3  -  ANALYSIS OF MARKET FAILURE INCLUDING THE THEORY OF PUBLIC GOODS AND EXTERNALITIES. AN EXAMINATION OF THE INCIDENCE AND OUTPUT EFFECTS OF VARIOUS TAXES. GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 62185 - PUBLIC FINANCE II

Credits: 3  -  CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF THEORIES OF GOVERNMENT EXPENDITURES AND BUDGETING; DEBT MANAGEMENT; IMPACT OF FISCAL POLICY UPON LEVEL OF ECONOMIC ACTIVITY. GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 62199 - THESIS I

Credits: 2 to 6  -  THESIS STUDENTS MUST REGISTER FOR TOTAL OF 6 HOURS, 2 TO 6 HOURS IN A SINGLE SEMESTER, DISTRIBUTED OVER SEVERAL SEMESTERS IF DESIRED. "S/U" GRADING; "IP" PERMISSIBLE. PREREQUISITE: PERMISSION OF ADVISER AND GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 62299 - THESIS II

Credits: 2  -  THESIS STUDENTS MUST CONTINUE REGISTRATION EACH SEMESTER UNTIL ALL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS ARE MET. "S/U" GRADING; "IP" GRADE PERMISSIBLE. PREREQUISITE: ECON 62199 AND GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 64004 - QUANTITATIVE METH B.A. I

Credits: 3  -  INTRODUCTION TO FUNDAMENTALS OF MATRIX ALGEBRA, DIFFERENTIAL CALCULUS AND LINEAR PROGRAMMING. BOTH ALGEBRAIC AND TRANSCENDENTAL FUNCTIONS ARE INCLUDED IN DISCUSSION. GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 64183 - PUBLIC POL TWD BUSINESS

Credits: 3  -  GR ST

ECON 67021 - BUS CNDTN & FORECAST-EMBA

Credits: 2  -   PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS OF THE FACTORS THAT DETERMINE REAL GROSS NATIONAL PRODUCT, EMPLOYMENT AND UNEMPLOYMENT, AND INFLATION, WITH EMPHASIS ON APPLICATION AND FORECASTING. GRADUATE STANDING.

ECON 67022 - MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS-EMBA

Credits: 2  -  ANALYSIS OF MANAGERIAL DECISION MAKING WITHIN THE ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT WITH EMPHASIS ON THE FIRM'S ECONOMIC DECISIONS UNDER DIFFERENT MARKET AND BUSINESS CONDITIONS.