Economics Courses

These courses are offered by the Department of Economics.
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450 Business Forecasting Using Time Series Methods
3 OR 4 hours. Autoregressive, moving average, and seasonal models for time series analysis and business forecasting. Forecasting using multi-variable transfer function models. Same as IDS 476. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): IDS 371 or ECON 300 or ECON 400; or consent of the instructor.

570 Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
4 hours. Analytical methods for evaluating the impacts and control costs of pollution externalities and natural resource changes. Consequent implications for public and business policy. Prerequisite(s): ECON 501 or ECON 520.

571 Urban Real Estate and Land Economics
4 hours. Economic analysis of urban real estate and land. Real estate appraisal. Demand for urban land; supply of land and improvements. Prerequisite(s): ECON 501 or ECON 520.

572 Urban Economics
4 hours. Urban economic models and economic analysis of urban problems. Firm location, housing, transportation, local public finance. Prerequisite(s): ECON 501 or ECON 520.

575 Economic Analysis of Public Expenditures
4 hours. Microeconomic theory as applied to public expenditure decisions; public goods, externalities and asymmetric information; measures of surplus; investment criteria; distributional considerations; shadow prices; social insurance; fiscal federalism. Prerequisite(s): ECON 501 or ECON 520.