Economics, Politics, and History: Institutional Design and Institutional Change

Subject Code (deprecated): 
ECON
Course Number: 
457
Section Number: 
01
Description: 

The efficiency and distributive consequences of institutions’ governing of human relationships. Efficiency concerns with the size of the “pie”; ways in which different institutions generate a bigger “pie” than others. Distribution concerns with who gets a bigger piece of the “pie.” Why “bad” institutions persist over time; what can be done to change from bad/old institutions to good/new institutions.

Instructor(s) from Econ Site: 
Jose-Antonio Espin-Sanchez
Instructor Name from WEN: 
Jose-Antonio Espin-Sanchez
Meeting Pattern (deprecated): 
W 1.30-3.20
Term Code: 
202001
Category from Feed: 
YCSO
YEPA