Professors: Robert Anzenberger, A.B. Boston College, A.M. Mass, M.S., M.Ed., C.A.G.S., Cand. Ph.D. Northeastern; Orhan Aygun, B.A., M.A. Bogazici (Turkey), Cand. Ph.D. Boston College; Rucha Bhate B.A. St. Xavier's College (India), M.A. Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics (India), M.S. Boston College, Cand. Ph.D. Boston College; Marie Clote, D.E.A. Universite Paris VII; Richard Zaiger, B.S. Massachusetts, J.D. Boston College.
EC 13107 Principles of Economics: Micro
Course introduces the market system. Topics include the household and the firm, supply and demand, price and output determination, resource allocation, and income distribution. Examines the role of government and alternative economic systems, the changes brought about as the economy moves from a physical to a digital market.
Spring, Tues 6:30–9, Jan 14–May 6, Professor Aygun
EC 15113 Elementary Statistics
Course equips students with the techniques of analysis and interpretation of quantitative data. Topics considered are descriptive statistics, basic probability, discrete and continuous probability distributions, sampling and estimation, testing statistical hypotheses, correlation and regression and analysis of variance. No calculus background required.
Spring, Mon 6:30–9, Jan 13–May 5, Professor Clote
EC 39401 Urban and Regional Theory
Prerequisite: Principles of Economics: Strongly Advised: Microeconomic. Course develops theoretical foundations, both classical and modern, for urban and regional analysis. Theories applied to traditional economic problems of spatial allocation and spatial distribution of economic activities (production, consumption, transportation, housing, and labor markets) and of demographic segments (population, income, age, race, and social class). Practical applications include alternative proposals to revive cities and urban areas, transportation and housing subsidies, employment programs and industrial relocation.
Spring, Wed 6:30–9, Jan 15–May 7, TBD
Anticipated Economics electives 2014-2015
Macroeconomic Theory, Social Policy Analysis