Timeroom: Spring 2021

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Durham   Paul College of Business&Econ :: Economics

ECON 620 (02) - Topics in Economics

Top/Econ of Artific Intelligen

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 56335
Special topics cover a variety of areas in economics, often of special interest to the instructor.
Section Comments: Full Title: Economics of Artificial Intelligence
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Prerequisite(s): ECON 401 with minimum grade of C- and ECON 402 with minimum grade of C-
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 16 credits.
Only listed campus in section: Durham
Classes not allowed in section: Freshman
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Marco Vincenzi
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 TR 2:10pm - 3:30pm PCBE 125
Additional Course Details: 

This course will provide students with a survey of economic models, applied to Artificial Intelligence (AI). The course is divided into three sections. In the first one, we introduce the concept of AI as a General-Purpose Technology that can improve prediction. In the second part, we look at how improved prediction can help decision-making under uncertainty. Finally, we analyze how AI can impact several aspects of business, society, and in particular the labor market.

Durham   Paul College of Business&Econ :: Economics

ECON 620 (03) - Topics in Economics

Top/Health Economics

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   29  
CRN: 56336
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- and ECON 402 with minimum grade of C-
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 16 credits.
Only listed campus in section: Durham
Classes not allowed in section: Freshman
Instructors: Bradley Herring
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 MW 9:40am - 11:00am PCBE 215
Additional Course Details: 

This course in health economics applies the analytical tools of microeconomics to various issues in healthcare. The first half of the course focuses on patient demand, and the second half focuses on provider supply. Topics covered in the former include the demand for health and healthcare, the demand for insurance, cost-effectiveness considerations, health equity, and externalities associated with certain health behaviors. Topics covered in the latter half of the course include the role of nonprofits, provider agency, provider competition versus consolidation, insurer behavior, and the effects of government regulation. 

Durham   Paul College of Business&Econ :: Economics

ECON 625 (01) - Economic History of the United States

Economic History of the US

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 57159
This course studies the development of the U.S. economy from colonial times to the 21st century. The role that institutions, innovations and government policy play in economic development is a central theme of the course. Western settlement, slavery and abolition, the rise of manufacturing and the corporate business, emergence of affluence and consumer society, and the Great Depression are some of the topics addressed. Prereq: ECON 401 or ECON 402;/or permission.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Equivalent(s): ECON 515, ECON 515W
Only listed campus in section: Durham
Classes not allowed in section: Freshman
Instructors: Marc Herold
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 TR 8:10am - 9:30am PCBE 115
Durham   Paul College of Business&Econ :: Economics

ECON 626 (01) - Supervised Student Teaching

Supervised Student Teaching

Credits: 2.0 to 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Grade Mode: Credit/Fail Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 57086
Participants are expected to perform such functions as leading discussion groups, assisting faculty in undergraduate courses that they have successfully completed. For juniors and seniors with 3.0 or better cumulative GPA. No more than four credits may be earned as a teaching assistant in any one course. Permission of instructor and undergraduate programs office required.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 16 credits.
Only listed campus in section: Durham
Instructors: Lisa Pappajohn
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 Hours Arranged TBA
Durham   Paul College of Business&Econ :: Economics

ECON 626 (02) - Supervised Student Teaching

Supervised Student Teaching

Credits: 2.0 to 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Grade Mode: Credit/Fail Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 57087
Participants are expected to perform such functions as leading discussion groups, assisting faculty in undergraduate courses that they have successfully completed. For juniors and seniors with 3.0 or better cumulative GPA. No more than four credits may be earned as a teaching assistant in any one course. Permission of instructor and undergraduate programs office required.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 16 credits.
Only listed campus in section: Durham
Instructors: Lisa Pappajohn
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 Hours Arranged TBA
Durham   Paul College of Business&Econ :: Economics

ECON 635 (01) - Money and Banking

Money and Banking

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   40  
CRN: 52244
Study of how the financial sectors of globally interconnected economies impact real economic activity. It includes interrelationships of interest rates, exchange rates, expectations, financial markets, financial institutions, central banks, systemic crises, the supply and demand for money and other financial instruments, and an introduction to monetary theory, policy and regulation.
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- )
Only listed campus in section: Durham
Classes not allowed in section: Freshman
Instructors: Jaroslav Horvath
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 TR 3:40pm - 5:00pm PCBE G85
Durham   Paul College of Business&Econ :: Economics

ECON 645 (01) - International Economics

International Economics

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 51547
Covers both international trade theory and open-economy macroeconomics. Some of the major issues include whether free trade is always preferred to restricted trade, the controversy over industrial policy and how best to structure the international financial system. Students gain an understanding of topics including currency exchange rate movements, and trade policy, among others.
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- )
Equivalent(s): ECON 645W
Only listed campus in section: Durham
Classes not allowed in section: Freshman
Instructors: Protika Bhattacharjee
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 T 5:10pm - 8:00pm PCBE 165
Durham   Paul College of Business&Econ :: Economics

ECON 645 (01R) - International Economics

International Economics

Course Delivery Method: Scheduled meeting time, Remote Section, Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 57022
Covers both international trade theory and open-economy macroeconomics. Some of the major issues include whether free trade is always preferred to restricted trade, the controversy over industrial policy and how best to structure the international financial system. Students gain an understanding of topics including currency exchange rate movements, and trade policy, among others.
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- )
Equivalent(s): ECON 645W
Only listed campus in section: Durham
Instructors: Protika Bhattacharjee
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 T 5:10pm - 8:00pm ONLINE
Durham   Paul College of Business&Econ :: Economics

ECON 655 (01) - Innovation in the Global Economy

Innov. in the Global Economy

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 53571
This course will provide students with a survey of economic models in international trade, applied to innovation-related issues. The course is divided into three sections. In the first one, we look at the role that industry, universities, and the government play in the national innovation system. In the second part, we look at innovation from an international perspective. In particular, we delve into the relationship between globalization and innovation. Finally, we analyze the role of externalities in the knowledge economy and particularly network effects in the diffusion of new technologies.
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- )
Only listed campus in section: Durham
Classes not allowed in section: Freshman
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Marco Vincenzi
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 TR 11:10am - 12:30pm PARS N116
Durham   Paul College of Business&Econ :: Economics

ECON 656 (1SY) - Labor Economics

Labor Economics

Course Delivery Method: Scheduled meeting time, Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 56337
Functioning of labor markets from theoretical and policy perspectives. Labor demand and supply, wages and employment. Welfare programs, human capital, discrimination in the labor market, unions, wage differentials.
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- ) and (ECON 605 with minimum grade of C- or ECON 606 with minimum grade of C- )
Only listed campus in section: Durham
Classes not allowed in section: Freshman
Instructors: Reagan Baughman
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 MW 2:10pm - 3:30pm ONLINE