Principles of Economics
Instructor: Michael Robinson
Course Dates: May 28 – July 2, 2014
Class Meeting Times: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
This course is an introduction to economic issues and the tools that economists use to study those issues: supply and demand, decision making by consumers and firms, market failures, economic output and growth, fiscal and monetary policy in relation to unemployment and inflation, and international economics. Topics include both the study of markets and the need for public policy/government action to address market failures.