Professors: Robert Anzenberger, A.B. Boston College, A.M. Mass, M.S., M.Ed., C.A.G.S., Cand. Ph.D. Northeastern; Marie Clote, D.E.A. Universite Paris VII; Lynn Ware, B.S. San Diego State, Ph.D. Boston College; 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 15–May 7, Professor Ware
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 14–May 6, Professor Clote
EC 34002 Labor Economics
Prerequisite: Microeconomic Theory or equivalent
Applies basic tools of economic analysis to studies of labor markets, employment, wage inequality, income distribution, and government policies. Topics include supply and demand for labor, the influence of technology on markets, market structure, changes in capital markets, human capital theory, labor unions, employment and income policy, discrimination and affirmative action.
Spring, Wed 6:30–9, Jan 16–May 8, Professor Ware