Timeroom: Spring 2023

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Durham   Paul College of Business&Econ :: Economics

ECON 620 (01) - Topics in Economics

Top in Econ/Health Economics

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2023 - Full Term (01/24/2023 - 05/08/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   40  
CRN: 56330
Special topics cover a variety of areas in economics, often of special interest to the instructor.
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.
Classes not allowed in section: Freshman
Instructors: Bradley Herring
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/24/2023 5/8/2023 TR 9:40am - 11:00am PCBE G59
Additional Course Details: 

Course Name: Health Economics

Course Overview: This course introduces undergraduates with prior coursework in microeconomics to the field of health economics by covering issues related both to the demand for health, healthcare, and insurance, and to provider supply of healthcare services and insurance. The material is presented in a series of in-person lectures. Twelve written assignments and two exams will assess student understanding of the material.

Course Description: This course in health economics applies the analytical tools of microeconomics to various issues in health and 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 concentration, insurer behavior, and the effects of government regulation of insurance.

 

Durham   Paul College of Business&Econ :: Economics

ECON 620 (02) - Topics in Economics

Top/Public Economics

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2023 - Full Term (01/24/2023 - 05/08/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   40  
CRN: 56585
Special topics cover a variety of areas in economics, often of special interest to the instructor.
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.
Instructors: Karen Conway
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/24/2023 5/8/2023 MW 3:40pm - 5:00pm PCBE 215
Additional Course Details: 

This course uses economic tools to understand the role and possible effects of government policy in a market economy. The goal is to provide an understanding of the reasons for government intervention in the economy, as well as the challenges in implementing and evaluating those interventions.  The course makes use of economic tools and empirical analyses to investigate specific U.S. expenditure and tax policies such as income transfer programs (e.g., TANF, SNAP), social insurance programs (e.g., Social Security and Medicare), personal income taxes and wealth taxes. Additional topics include the effects of deficit finance and government debt and the interaction between different levels (local vs federal) government.

Durham   Paul College of Business&Econ :: Economics

ECON 626 (01) - Supervised Student Teaching

Supervised Student Teaching

Credits: 2.0 to 4.0
Term: Spring 2023 - Full Term (01/24/2023 - 05/08/2023)
Grade Mode: Credit/Fail Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 54434
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.
Department Approval Required. Contact Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 16 credits.
Only listed campus in section: Durham
Instructors: Drew Patrick
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/24/2023 5/8/2023 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 2023 - Full Term (01/24/2023 - 05/08/2023)
Grade Mode: Credit/Fail Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 54435
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.
Department Approval Required. Contact Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 16 credits.
Only listed campus in section: Durham
Instructors: Drew Patrick
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/24/2023 5/8/2023 Hours Arranged TBA
Durham   Paul College of Business&Econ :: Economics

ECON 635 (01) - Money and Banking

Money and Banking

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2023 - Full Term (01/24/2023 - 05/08/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   40  
CRN: 51850
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.
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
1/24/2023 5/8/2023 MW 12:40pm - 2:00pm PCBE 215
Durham   Paul College of Business&Econ :: Economics

ECON 645 (01) - International Economics

International Economics

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2023 - Full Term (01/24/2023 - 05/08/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   40  
CRN: 51321
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.
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: Yin Germaschewski
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/24/2023 5/8/2023 T 5:10pm - 8:00pm HS 201
Durham   Paul College of Business&Econ :: Economics

ECON 652 (01) - Economics of Artificial Intelligence

Economics of Artificial Intel.

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2023 - Full Term (01/24/2023 - 05/08/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 56741
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.
Prerequisite(s): ECON 401 or ECON 402
Classes not allowed in section: Freshman
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Marco Vincenzi
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/24/2023 5/8/2023 TR 2:10pm - 3:30pm PCBE G59
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 2023 - Full Term (01/24/2023 - 05/08/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 52861
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.
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
1/24/2023 5/8/2023 TR 3:40pm - 5:00pm HS 150
Durham   Paul College of Business&Econ :: Economics

ECON 676 (01) - Economics of Sports

Economics of Sports

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2023 - Full Term (01/24/2023 - 05/08/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 53223
Focuses on the major economic aspects of North American professional and collegiate sports and special topics like the Olympics, discrimination, and tournament sports drawing from public finance, labor economics, and industrial organization.
Prerequisite(s): (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: James Wible
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/24/2023 5/8/2023 TR 8:10am - 9:30am PCBE G25
Durham   Paul College of Business&Econ :: Economics

ECON 706 (01) - Economics of Climate Change

Economics of Climate Change

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2023 - Full Term (01/24/2023 - 05/08/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 56326
Explores the economics and public policy of global climate change and develops the economic theory including the concepts of externalities, stock pullutant models, the social discount rate, and complicating factors such as information, uncertainty, technological progress, and risk. Students use economic analysis to compare different policy instruments such as administrative regulation, marketable permits, tax incentives, and direct subsidies. Also covers the political economy of international environmental agreements, including an analysis of the Kyoto Protocol. Prereq: ECON 401, ECON 605. Writing intensive.
Only listed classes in section: Junior, Senior
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Robert Mohr
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/24/2023 5/8/2023 TR 3:40pm - 5:00pm MURK G02