Classes

Seminar in Macroeconomics

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2019
Seminar speakers present papers on macroeconomic topics, including issues relating to monetary and fiscal policies, economic growth, the role of institutions, and other research issues in the field.

Ec 1450: Religion and Political Economy

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2019
The study of the political economy of religion is grounded in two intellectual strands of thought developed in economics and sociology. The economic approach views religious competition and church-state relations as market phenomena. The absence of state religion allows for competition, thereby creating an environment for a plurality of religious faiths in society.The continual subdividing of religion into sects ensures an open and competitive market whereby no one single religion dominates.The sociological approach focuses on religious beliefs and activities as rational choices as well as... Read more about Ec 1450: Religion and Political Economy

Ec 2010c: Economic Theory

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2019
Topics include discrete-time and continuous-time dynamic programming, consumption, investment, economic growth, and business cycles.