ECON 4060 - Choice Theory and Economic Ethics: Good, Bad and Happiness
Critiques how economists model and judge behavior. How we judge is contrasted with other moral philosophies. Economists assume individuals behave in their own best interests. What does this mean and is it true? Looks at research from psychology and neuroscience. Quizzes and a multi-step research paper, designed for students who love to question, research, write and rewrite. Recommended prerequisite: ECON 3080.
ECON 4897 - Economics of Organizations
Fall 2020 / Spring 2021
Introduces students to the economic analysis of relationship between firms and incentives within firms. The first part covers classical theories of firm boundaries and contractual relationship between firms. The second part focuses on compensation and incentive issues within firms.