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Spring 2018 Course Catalog 
    
Spring 2018 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECON 102 - Microeconomics

3 credits

This course provides an analysis of the basic market forces of demand and supply, and economic outcomes under different market structures such as competitive, imperfectly competitive and monopolistic markets. The labor and capital markets are also analyzed. In addition, the economics of the public sector emphasizes tax policy, externalities, monopoly power and the provision of public goods. The course examines contemporary social issues such as income distribution, poverty and the welfare system as well as global issues such as international trade and protectionism.