Dec 04, 2022  
Academic Catalog 2022-2023 
    
Academic Catalog 2022-2023
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ECON 310 - Advanced Income Inequality & Poverty


4 credit(s)
Will further develop and extend the tools of analysis covered in economic principles to examine theories of the underlying causes of income inequality and poverty in the United States. These more advanced analytical frameworks will be used to investigate how increasing inequality is related to factors such as globalization, technological advancement, human capital investment, the widening skills gap, outsourcing, and the ineffectiveness of public policy initiatives aimed at helping lower income groups. Students will also conduct a supervised research project on an issue related to income inequality and poverty. Prerequisites: ECON-102 or ECON-103 Students receiving ECON 210 credit may not receive ECON 310 credit.
Core Requirement(s): Counts towards core requirement: SSHB
Prerequisite(s): ECON-102 or ECON-103 Counts towards core requirement: SSHB



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