Economics for Winter 2020

ECON1010
Introduction to Microeconomics


CRN: 88360
Instructor(s): Lyssenko, Nikita


Description
(same as the former ECON 2010) examines scarcity and opportunity cost. Demand and supply. Elasticity. Household demand: marginal utility. Household demand: indifference curves. Production functions. Short-run and long-run cost functions. Perfect competition in the short run and the long run. Monopoly. All sections of this course follow Quantitative Reasoning Course Guidelines available at www.mun.ca/hss/qr. CR: the former ECON 2010

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

ECON1020
Introduction to Macroeconomics


CRN: 88362
Instructor(s): Doyle, Michael Joseph


Description
(same as the former ECON 2020) covers national income accounting, aggregate income analysis, money, banking and foreign trade. All sections of this course follow Quantitative Reasoning Course Guidelines available at www.mun.ca/hss/qr. CR: the former ECON 2020

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

ECON3030
International Economics: Issues and Problems in a Canadian Context


CRN: 81178
Instructor(s): Waples, M Jane


Description
is an intermediate course encompassing theories and empirical studies of global trade flows; the effects of trade barriers, and efforts at economic integration such as the North American Free Trade Agreement and the European Union; the Balance of Payments and its links to the foreign exchange markets; the importance of the exchange rate worldwide as a macroeconomic variable; and the causes and lessons of exchange rate crises. All sections of this course follow International Studies guidelines available at www.mun.ca/hss/IS. PR: ECON 1010 (or the former ECON 2010) and ECON 1020 (or the former ECON 2020)

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

ECON3080
Natural Resource and Environmental Economics


CRN: 88364
Instructor(s): Lyssenko, Nikita


Description
is application of economic analysis to renewable and non-renewable natural resource industries such as the fishery, forestry, and mining. Emphasis is given to the criteria for optimal resource use under various market structures and their implications for public policy. Issues of environmental resource management and pollution control will also be covered. PR: ECON 1010 (or the former ECON 2010) and ECON 1020 (or the former ECON 2020)

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.
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