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Woods College of Advancing Studies

Economics

Fall 2015

ADEC 113201  Principles of Economics II / Macroeconomics
ADEC113201 Syllabus
Course introduces national income determination and government policy. Topics include national income accounting, national income determination, employment, changes in supply and demand, uncertainties in a digital economy, money, interest rates, and inflation, fiscal and monetary policy, international trade, and business cycle.
Mon 6:15–9:15, Aug 31–Dec 14, G. M. Rife

ADEC 320201  Macroeconomic Theory
Prerequisite: Principles of Economics
ADEC320201 Syllabus
Course analyzes national income determination and macroeconomic government policies. Emphasis on Keynesian theories of national product and its components, national income and employment, liquidity demand, and the money supply process. Looks at how the “new economy” impacts traditional economic theory.
Wed 6:15–9:15, Sept 2–Dec 16, Dimitar Simeonov

ADEC 500201  Behavioral Economics: Emerging Perspective
Prerequisite: Principles of Economics
ADEC500201 Syllabus
Why do people often behave in ways that are clearly not in their best interest? Integrating an understanding of human behavior into the more traditional economic models offers a fuller explanation of how behavior influences seemingly rational choices and suggests ways to optimize decision-making. This course explores the impact of the current economic crisis, competition, procrastination, certainty/uncertainty, investments, emerging technologies, career flexibility, obesity and divorce to explain outcomes and performance.
Mon 6:15–9:15, Aug 31–Dec 14, Robert Anzenberger

 


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