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FYSE1041

Economics of Social Issues

The Economics of Social Issues
In this course we will examine current social problems from the perspective of an economist. We will use the tools of economics as a framework for understanding important social issues such as poverty, discrimination, access to health care, crime and drugs, immigration, welfare reform, affordable housing, quality and affordability of childcare, solvency of social security, gun control, divorce, and the environment. 3 hrs. sem.
Subject:
First Year Seminar
Department:
First-Year Seminar Program
Division:
Interdisciplinary
Requirements Fulfilled:
CW SOC

Sections

Fall 2013

FYSE1041A-F13 Seminar (Holmes)

Fall 2006

FYSE1041A-F06 Seminar (Holmes)

Fall 2003

FYSE1041A-F03 Lecture (Holmes)