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ECON 241 Economic Aspects of Selected Social Issues

ECON 241  Economic Aspects of Selected Social Issues  Units: 3.00  

An application of economic analysis to a selection of public policy issues. The topics covered will vary from year to year, but examples include regulation of agricultural and industrial markets, health economics, trade policy, natural resource policy, property rights and the 'external' effects of private activities. This course should be of special interest to students of law, political studies and sociology as well as economics.

Learning Hours: 120 (36 Lecture, 6 Group Learning, 78 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite ECON 110 or ECON 111 or (COMM 171 and COMM 172).  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science