Timeroom: Spring 2024

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Durham   Paul College of Business&Econ :: Economics

ECON 626 (01) - Supervised Student Teaching

Supervised Student Teaching

Credits: 2.0 to 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Credit/Fail Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 53658
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
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 Hours Arranged TBA
Durham   Paul College of Business&Econ :: Economics

ECON 645 (01) - International Economics

International Economics

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   40  
CRN: 51099
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.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register 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: Loris Rubini
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 M 5:10pm - 8:00pm PCBE G59
Final Exam 5/13/2024 5/13/2024 M 6:00pm - 8:00pm PCBE G85
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 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 52438
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.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register 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
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 TR 3:40pm - 5:00pm PCBE G25
Final Exam 5/15/2024 5/15/2024 W 1:00pm - 3:00pm PCBE G25
Durham   Paul College of Business&Econ :: Economics

ECON 656 (01) - Labor Economics

Labor Economics

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 56190
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.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register 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
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 MW 9:40am - 11:00am PCBE G59
Final Exam 5/13/2024 5/13/2024 M 1:00pm - 3:00pm PCBE G59
Durham   Paul College of Business&Econ :: Economics

ECON 706 (01) - Economics of Climate Change

Economics of Climate Change

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 54752
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.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Prerequisite(s): ECON 401 with minimum grade of C- and ECON 605 with minimum grade of C-
Only listed classes in section: Junior, Senior
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Robert Mohr
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 MW 11:10am - 12:30pm PCBE 235
Final Exam 5/10/2024 5/10/2024 F 10:30am - 12:30pm PCBE 115
Durham   Paul College of Business&Econ :: Economics

ECON 720 (01) - Economic Problems

Economic Problems

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Term 3 (01/23/2024 - 03/15/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 57035
Special topics cover a variety of areas in economics, often of special interest to the instructor.
Section Comments: Machine Learning in Economics
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register 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.
Cross listed with : ECON 898.01
Instructors: Bingjin Xue
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 3/15/2024 MW 5:10pm - 7:00pm MURK 104
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Machine Learning in Economics

Dive into the fusion of economics and AI with our transformative course, "Machine Learning for Economics". This course serves as a bridge between traditional economic theories and the burgeoning world of machine learning, providing participants with an enriched understanding of how these two domains intersect. You'll not only gain a robust foundation in machine learning but also understand its invaluable application in econometric analysis and forecasting. Designed with precision and a focus on real-world relevance, this course empowers you to harness the capabilities of Python, the premier programming language in the analytics sphere, and develop potent predictive models that can revolutionize economic and business decision-making.

Durham   Paul College of Business&Econ :: Economics

ECON 720 (02) - Economic Problems

Economic Problems

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Term 3 (01/23/2024 - 03/15/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 57036
Special topics cover a variety of areas in economics, often of special interest to the instructor.
Section Comments: Title: Macroeconomic Consulting
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register 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.
Cross listed with : ECON 871.01
Instructors: Marco Vincenzi
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 3/15/2024 TR 2:10pm - 3:30pm PCBE 205
Additional Course Details: 

Macroeconomic Consulting

Assess a macroeconomy's condition over the short-run and long-run. Emphasis is given to the construction of data from the National Income and Product Accounts (NIPA), Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the Federal Reserve System (FRS), and other sources. This course also considers the role and functioning of financial markets and how business decisions are impacted by short-run and long-run macroeconomic developments.

This course will have an additional meeting every Tuesday from 5:10-6:00 pm in Paul College room 135. 

Durham   Paul College of Business&Econ :: Economics

ECON 727 (01) - Advanced Econometrics

Advanced Econometrics

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 53015
Method of least squares estimation with treatments for hereogeneity and endogeneity. Method of maximum likelihood estimation. Binary choice models. Panel data models. Survival analysis. Topics employ calculus.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Prerequisite(s): ECON 726 with minimum grade of C- and (MATH 424A or MATH 424B or MATH 425)
Only listed campus in section: Durham
Only listed classes in section: Junior, Senior
Instructors: Andrew Houtenville
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 MW 12:40pm - 2:00pm PCBE 115
Final Exam 5/13/2024 5/13/2024 M 3:30pm - 5:30pm PCBE 115
Durham   Paul College of Business&Econ :: Economics

ECON 774 (01) - Senior Economics Seminar

Senior Economics Seminar

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 51577
Capstone experience for students enrolled in the Economics B.A. program. Topics and format of the class depends on the interests and expertise of the faculty member and students of the course. The course is organized around a "big" idea and focuses on an important topic that has broad interest and social consequences.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Prerequisite(s): ECON 605 with minimum grade of C- and ECON 611 with minimum grade of C-
Only listed campus in section: Durham
Only listed classes in section: Senior
Only listed majors in section: ECON:GLOBALTR, ECON:MONEYFIN, ECON:PUBPOLSUS, ECONOMICS BA
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Reagan Baughman
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 MW 12:40pm - 2:00pm PCBE 235
Final Exam 5/13/2024 5/13/2024 M 3:30pm - 5:30pm PCBE 235
Durham   Paul College of Business&Econ :: Economics

ECON 775 (01) - Applied Research Skills for Economists

Appl Research Skills Economist

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 50728
Capstone course for students enrolled in B.S. in analytical economics. Students conduct economic research by bringing their understanding of economic theory and empirical/analytical skills to investigate contemporary economic problems, issues, and phenomena. Presentations are calculus-based. The topics and course design vary depending on the instructor.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Prerequisite(s): ECON 606 with minimum grade of C- and ECON 611 with minimum grade of C- and ECON 726 with minimum grade of C-
Only listed campus in section: Durham
Only listed classes in section: Senior
Only listed majors in section: ANALYTICAL ECON, ECONOMICS BS
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Aziz Saglam
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 TR 8:10am - 9:30am PCBE 225
Final Exam 5/9/2024 5/9/2024 R 8:00am - 10:00am PCBE 225