Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.

Topics include theory of demand and consumer behavior including classical and indifference curve analyses; theories of production and cost; models for the following markets-competitive, monopoly, monopolistic competition, oligopoly, and inputs; general equilibrium; welfare economics; public goods; and risk.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: ECON 1110 or equivalent.
Forbidden Overlaps Forbidden Overlap: due to an overlap in content, students will not receive credit for both and ECON 3030 and PUBPOL 2000.

Distribution Category (SBA-HE)

  • Employ budget constraints and consumer theory to analyze a wide variety of topics, including income effects, substitution effects, two-period models, team production, and the principle-agent problem.
  • Use the models of perfect competition to analyze both short and long run equilibrium.
  • Use the tools of game theory to analyze strategic pricing, output decisions, campaign spending, advertising, and so on.
  • Explain and apply the models of microeconomics to topics covered in general interest news, topics of political interest, and to a current events.

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 10152 PUBPOL 2000   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 10079 PUBPOL 2000   DIS 201

    • F Warren Hall 151
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Tripp, B

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 10258 PUBPOL 2000   DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person