Economics

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Students demonstrate five basic kinds of understanding:

  • The ability to think abstractly
  • Awareness of the assumptions behind different paradigms
  • Knowledge of trade-offs faced by economic policymakers
  • How price signals lead to resource allocation in a market economy
  • The links between the fate of the US economy and global flows of goods and labor

In addition, students will demonstrate:

  • basic economic literacy including data interpretation.
  • proficiency appling graphical tools and models of microeonomic analysis.
  • proficiency appling graphical tools and models of macroeonomic analysis.
  • the ability to think logically and critically about economic issues in the hisorical context of economic thought.
  • the ability to conduct economic research