Social Issues in America

Subject Code (deprecated): 
ECON
Course Number: 
002
Section Number: 
01
Description: 

This seminar investigates how data and economics can be used to understand and solve some of the most pressing contemporary social issues in the United States. Topics include equality of opportunity, education, health, climate change, criminal justice, and discrimination. In the context of these topics, the course provides an introduction to some basic economic concepts and data analysis techniques. No prior knowledge of economics or statistics is assumed. 

Instructor(s) from Econ Site: 
Rebecca Toseland
Instructor Name from WEN: 
Rebecca Toseland
Meeting Pattern (deprecated): 
TTh 9.00-10.15
Term Code: 
202001
Category from Feed: 
YCSO