ECON 4280

ECON 4280

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.

This course will provide an overview of recent empirical research in political economy, which applies the toolbox of economic and econometric analysis to the study of politics. It will cover the following topics: (1) Voters' behavior; (2) Politicians' behavior; (3) Information and mass media; (4) Political distortions and capture; (5) Political institutions. The course will be based on the reading of research papers and the in-depth discussion of their theories, methods, results, and implications.

When Offered Fall or Spring.

Distribution Category (SBA-AS, SSC-AS)

View Enrollment Information

  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 18712 ECON 4280   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person