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Economics Courses

First-Year Seminar: Economics and Society

Economics 208 - Spring 2020

Economics and Society is a first-year seminar, open to interested students, and is without prerequisites of any kind. Two to four topics will be chosen for in-depth discussion during the semester. Possible topics include, but are not limited to: inequality (domestic and international); globalization (pros/cons); "big banks" and their role in financial crises; wars and national security; health and disease; capitalism and socialism. The seminar seeks to spread economic literacy among tomorrow's opinion leaders, improve their ability to analyze social issues, help them explain their viewpoint to others, and understand different opinions. (The course cannot be used for Economics major/minor credit.) 3 units.
Course Attributes: EN SFYSBU BAAS SSCFA SSCAR SSC

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First-Year Seminar: Economics and Society
INSTRUCTOR: Azariadis
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