CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY


COURSE SYLLABUS
Course Title: World Economic Issues Course Number: ECON 102
Prerequisite: None Instructor: Prof. Ghosh
Quarter Office: SS 427
Day/Time: Office Hours: To be announced.
Office Phone: 963-1014

COURSE OBJECTIVE:

This course will introduce you to basic economic principles that seek to explain the international character of economic activity. It will in particular, focus on socioeconomic characteristics of the different regions of the world, and the influence of these characteristics on international trade between regions and nations. The course will provide you with the basic economic literacy to be informed citizens in today's complex world, where international trade is an increasingly critical component of economic behavior.

TEXT:

Required:  Gottheil & Schnitzer.  Selected chapters from Principles of Economics and Comparative Economic Systems.

Additional Readings:

Will be announced in class.

SEQUENCE OF READINGS IN TEXT:
To be announced in class.

EXAMS AND POINTS:

Tentative Arrangement
week 1-6
*Exams:    Two (50 points each), total 100 points
*Quizzes:    Two (50 points each), total 100 points
Week 7 - 10
Critiques:  (50 points)
Presentation of project: (50 points)
Final Project Report: (8 - 10 pages) (75 points)

*There will be NO make-up exams or quizzes.
NOTE: FINAL PROJECT REPORT IS DUE ON LAST DAY OF CLASS. (NO EXCEPTIONS)

 


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