2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    
    Feb 21, 2019  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECON 010 - Economics and the World Economy


This course provides an introduction to international economic interactions and the macroeconomic analysis of economies.  The course develops basic economic concepts including market analysis, trade, and demand and supply in the macroeconomy.  Comparisons across countries provide a deeper understanding of business cycles, unemployment, monetary policy, economic growth, currencies and fiscal policy.  These economic concepts provide tools to analyze current issues such as economic stability, debt crises and policies towards trade.  Open to first-year students.  Fulfills the global comparative perspective.

Program of Liberal Studies (PLS) Designation: GP

Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered every semester