Economic Ideas Worth a Nobel Prize

Subject Code (deprecated): 
ECON
Course Number: 
001
Section Number: 
01
Description: 

This course introduces students to a selection of ideas that in the past fifty years have merited a Nobel Prize in economics. The goal of the course is twofold. First, it serves as an introduction to a wide range of economic topics. Second, by studying the most influential economic ideas, students learn firsthand how economic science has evolved. The course is not structured chronologically, but according to economic areas, such as microeconomics, macroeconomics, finance, poverty, and the environment. No prior knowledge of economics or statistics is assumed. 

Instructor(s) from Econ Site: 
Jose-Antonio Espin-Sanchez
Instructor Name from WEN: 
Jose-Antonio Espin-Sanchez
Meeting Pattern (deprecated): 
TTh 1.00-2.15
Term Code: 
201903
Category from Feed: 
YCSO