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Contemporary Issues

Covers current issues in macroeconomic or microeconomic policy, with emphasis changing with each offering. Students are given the opportunity to explore applications of basic economic theory and models to help understand such issues as monetary policy, the role of the Federal Reserve, tax policy, unemployment, social security, and Medicare reform. A specific list of subjects to be covered will be made available with each course listing. Prerequisites: ECON 215, 216.

Credit Hours:
Course Number:
ECON 423
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