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Introduction to Economics
ECON 101 SP
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
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.
Textbook TBA. Other short readings may be assigned on occasion.
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
5 or 6 problem sets, 1 or 2 in-class exams, and a 3-hour final during the time scheduled by the Registrar.
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- Instructor(s): Jacobsen,Joyce
- Times: .M.W.F. 10:00AM-10:50AM; Location: SCIE58;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: UNL)
- Curricular Renewal: Quantitative Reasoning
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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