ECON1200 Global Economics: Micro & Macro Perspectives

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CRS Acad Level: UG

Course #: ECON1200

Credits: 3

Term: Fall, Spring

About the Course:

This survey of economics course is designed to introduce students to the fundamentals of resource usage from the personal, to the local, to the national, to the international. This course involves study of global consumption and sustainable resource usage including traditional concepts found in both microeconomics and macroeconomics including: supply and demand, markets and competition, prediction and costs, money and monetary policy, labor markets, financial markets, the role of banks, GDP, and international trade. This course will also cover emerging concerns such as income inequality (Gini Coefficient), minimum wage issues, the emerging contingent workforce and related social contract implications, the collaborative-sharing economy, the United Nations 17 sustainable development goals, global gender inequality index, and the proposed guaranteed minimum income. Course offered: Fall, Spring.