Economics

Fall Semester 2018

CourseInstrDaysTime
Intro to Economics (Micro)
ECON.1013.A
Secord, AndrewM W F11:30AM-12:20PM
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[1. Economics Courses]This course, which is equivalent to one half of ECON 1006, examines the behaviour of consumers and producers in a market economy. Among the issues discussed will be environmental protection, wealth and poverty, and the extent of corporate power.(Credit will not be given for both ECON 1006 and ECON 1013.)

Intro to Economics (Micro)
ECON.1013.B
Solati, FaribaM W F01:30PM-02:20PM
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[1. Economics Courses]This course, which is equivalent to one half of ECON 1006, examines the behaviour of consumers and producers in a market economy. Among the issues discussed will be environmental protection, wealth and poverty, and the extent of corporate power.(Credit will not be given for both ECON 1006 and ECON 1013.)

Intro to Economics (Macro)
ECON.1023.A
Gupta, SatyadevT TH02:30PM-03:50PM
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[1. Economics Courses]This course, which is equivalent to one half of ECON 1006, analyzes the Canadian economy and how it works. It includes a discussion of output, unemployment, growth, money, international trade, and finance. (Credit will not be given for both ECON 1006 and ECON 1023.)

Macroeconomic Theory I
ECON.2113.A
Solati, FaribaT TH10:00AM-11:20AM
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[1. Economics Courses]A theory course which develops an understanding of the basic techniques of macroeconomic analysis. Elements of the course include aggregate supply, aggregate demand, and the role of money, interest rates, and the price level. The nature of economic growth, business cycles, and the conditions for economic stability are examined.

Quantitative Methods I
ECON.2123.A
Gupta, SatyadevM W02:30PM-03:50PM
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[1. Economics Courses]An introduction to basic statistical techniques of estimation and inference. The topics covered include: collection, organization and presentation of data, frequency distributions, parameter estimation, probability, probability distributions, tests of hypotheses, confidence intervals, analysis of variance, and index numbers.(This course may not be taken for credit by students who already have received credit for an introductory statistics course in another discipline at St. Thomas University or have received credit for an introductory statistics course taken in any discipline from another university.)

Political Economy I
ECON.2153.A
Secord, AndrewM W F01:30PM-02:20PM
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[1. Economics Courses]A theory course analyzing economic activities in their political and social context. Topics include: class and economic power, the labour process and the generation of surplus, economic instability, capitalism on a world scale, and the nature and role of government.

Gender in the Global South
ECON.2303.A
Solati, FaribaM W F10:30AM-11:20AM
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[1. Economics Courses]This course will critically examine the role of women in the global South. It will concentrate largely on the changes in these roles and their correspondence with the transition from traditional to new forms of economic organization, production, and power.

New Brunswick Economy
ECON.3443.A
McFarland, JoanT06:30PM-09:20PM
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[1. Economics Courses]This course will examine the structure of the New Brunswick economy, analyze some of its major problems, and discuss various approaches to economic development.

Winter Semester 2019

CourseInstrDaysTime
Intro to Economics (Micro)
ECON.1013.C
Secord, AndrewT TH11:30AM-12:50PM
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[1. Economics Courses]This course, which is equivalent to one half of ECON 1006, examines the behaviour of consumers and producers in a market economy. Among the issues discussed will be environmental protection, wealth and poverty, and the extent of corporate power.(Credit will not be given for both ECON 1006 and ECON 1013.)

Intro to Economics (Macro)
ECON.1023.B
Gupta, SatyadevT TH02:30PM-03:50PM
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[1. Economics Courses]This course, which is equivalent to one half of ECON 1006, analyzes the Canadian economy and how it works. It includes a discussion of output, unemployment, growth, money, international trade, and finance. (Credit will not be given for both ECON 1006 and ECON 1023.)

Intro to Economics (Macro)
ECON.1023.C
Solati, FaribaM W F11:30AM-12:20PM
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[1. Economics Courses]This course, which is equivalent to one half of ECON 1006, analyzes the Canadian economy and how it works. It includes a discussion of output, unemployment, growth, money, international trade, and finance. (Credit will not be given for both ECON 1006 and ECON 1023.)

Microeconomic Theory I
ECON.2103.A
Gupta, SatyadevM W02:30PM-03:50PM
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[1. Economics Courses]A theory course which develops the basic techniques of microeconomic analysis. Topics will include theories of consumer demand, production costs, the behaviour of producers under different market conditions, and the functioning of commodity markets.

Macroeconomic Theory II
ECON.3143.A
Solati, FaribaT TH10:00AM-11:20AM
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[1. Economics Courses]A continuation of the study of macroeconomic theory. This course examines the causes of economic instability and considers appropriate economic policies to deal with inflation and unemployment. Prerequisite: Econ 2113. It is strongly recommended that Math 1013 & 1023 be taken prior to this course or concurrently.

Political Economy II
ECON.3153.A
Solati, FaribaM W F01:30PM-02:20PM
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[1. Economics Courses] The course will examine the political economy of the state in capitalist society, focusing on the theory and practice of individual, organizational, and class power. Prerequisite: Economics 2153 or permission of the instructor.

Quantitative Methods II
ECON.3163.A
Staff, T TH11:30AM-12:50PM
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[1. Economics Courses]A continuation of Quantitative Methods I. The topics covered include: simple regression analysis, multiple regression analysis, residual analysis, time-series analysis, decision making under uncertainty. Prerequisite: 2123. This course may not be taken for credit by students who already have received credit for a comparable statistics course in another discipline at STU or from another university.

Persp. on Underdevelopment
ECON.3333.A
McFarland, JoanW F09:00AM-10:20AM
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[1. Economics Courses]An examination of the economic problems facing underdeveloped countries using a Political Economy approach. Theories of dependence, colonization, unequal exchange, and their Marxist critiques will be examined as well as the limitations of traditional economic development theory.

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