ECON 4290

ECON 4290

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

This is an advanced course intended for upper level economics undergraduates who enjoy learning about and analyzing economic models. The course provides an introduction to the economic analysis of politics. Part I discusses collective choice and introduces some core ideas from social choice theory. Part II provides an overview of economic theories of political behavior. Part III discusses how political decisions are distorted away from those that would be made by the benevolent governments from public economics textbooks. Part IV offers economic perspectives on a number of contemporary issues in American politics.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: ECON 3030, ECON 3040, and ECON 3110  or ECON 3130.

Distribution Category (SBA-AS, SSC-AS)

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17534ECON 4290  SEM 101

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Coate, S

  • Instruction Mode: Online