Econ 001a. Economic Ideas Worth a Nobel Prize

Course Number: 
Econ 001a
Day: 
T, Th
Time: 
1:00pm to 2:15pm
Course Type: 
Undergraduate
Course term: 
Fall

This is a seminar intended for first-year students, and no prior knowledge of economics or statistics is assumed. The course will introduce students to a selection of ideas in the past 50 years that have merited a Nobel Prize in Economics. During each lesson the instructor will introduce the basic idea that merited the Nobel Prize and put is in historical context. Then the students and the instructor would discuss how the idea influenced the field at the time, and how it influenced economics today.

Semester offered: 
Fall
Undergrad Course Category: 
Education
Public
Course Description: 
Course Description
Prerequisite List: 
No prerequisites