The Classroom Experience

The department offers courses that cover a wide range of subjects, including comparative economic systems, economic development, economic history, corporate governance, corporate finance,  environmental economics, game theory, health economics, history of economic thought, industrial organization, international economics, labor economics, money and banking, and public finance.

Breakfast Cereal Aisle Target Stores 5/2014 pics by Mike Mozart
Learn about antitrust law and how manufacturing firms operate in different types of market structures within existing legal frameworks.
Fred Moseley, Professor of Economics
"Economists don’t have all the answers and there is still important work to be done."
The future of Jobs
Through Analysis and hands-on activities, we study the impact of globalization and robotization on the future of jobs in the Global North and South.
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Most economists argue for free trade for all, but the road is often marked by political agenda, power inequalities, and human rights struggles.
Professor of Economics Jens Christiansen and students debate whether the G-20 will be driving force in resolving global challenges
Professor Christiansen and students debate whether the G-20 will drive the resolving major global challenges
Econ 314: Learn to take a well-reasoned position in the key debates on globalization and development and articulate policy recommendations
Spring 2016: a broader historical perspective within which to compare and evaluate modern micro and macro economics