ECON 620W (02) - Topics in Economics

Topics in Econ/Consumption

Durham   Paul College of Business&Econ :: Economics
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 15346
Special topics cover a variety of areas in economics, often of special interest to the instructor.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Prerequisite(s): (ECON 401 with minimum grade of C- or ECON 401H with minimum grade of C- ) and (ECON 402 with minimum grade of C- or ECON 402H with minimum grade of C- or EREC 411 with minimum grade of C- )
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 16 credits.
Only listed campus in section: Durham
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Marc Herold

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 TR 9:40am - 11:00am PCBE G25
Additional Course Details: 

This is an interdisciplinary and writing-intensive course. It is perfect for majors in Economics, Marketing, History, Environmental Conservation, Sociology/Anthro, and Women’s Studies (gender is often discussed). The course focuses upon how mass consumer society was built, how economists historically understood consumption, and concludes with powerful critiques of mass consumption.