ECON 272 Contemporary Economic Problems of the World
Majors, Minors & Degrees:
A course in which selected current topics are studied in depth. The topics could range from local to international economic problems. Extensive use of selected resource materials is required.
Prerequisite(s): Grade of "C-" or better in ECON 054 Microeconomic Principles or permission of the instructor.
An examination of the microeconomic theories, problems, and policies of the U.S. economy. Topics include the theory of the firm, market structures, and current economic issues such as income distribution, antitrust policy, poverty, the farm problem, and international trade.
Prerequisite(s): ECON 053 Macroeconomic Principles strongly recommended.
(Normally offered each semester.)