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ECON 470 (W) Advanced Topics in Economics (1)

This course examines an economic theme or topic using the analytical and empirical skills developed at the intermediate theory level. The course culminates in a project proposal for the Economics Senior Seminar course and in a major paper which develops core components of the proposal. Assignments include written and oral evaluation of the work of both peers and professionals, multiple drafts of the research paper and classroom presentation of principal methods and conclusions.

General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Writing centered

Prerequisite: ECON 230, ECON 357 or ECON 358 (determined by instructor) and MATH 141 or equivalent

  • Offering: Every semester
  • Instructor: Staff