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ECON 493W Capstone in Economic Inquiry (4)

In this course students experience the complete process of economic inquiry. Within the context of a given economic theme or topic, students will be involved in framing a question for analysis. Then, drawing on the analytical and empirical skills acquired in the major, students will work with evidence and theoretical reasoning published in the economics literature to develop and refine their own arguments about the answer to this question. Students will be asked to communicate these arguments orally and in writing appropriate for academic audiences.

  • General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Writing centered; Social Sciences
  • Prerequisite: ECON 363 and ECON 364 and either ECON 230 or ECON 350 or MATH 138 and Junior or Senior standing
  • Offering: Annually
  • Instructor: Staff

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