Winter 2019

  • Term Dates: Jan. 28- Mar. 8
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     The week of Dec. 17
  • Course Request Period:
     Dec. 17- Dec. 31, 4 pm
  • Allocation Period: Jan. 2-4
  • Additional Registration Period:
     Jan. 4- Jan. 11, 4 pm

Spring 2019

  • Term Dates: Mar.25- May 10
  • Expect your Course Guide:
     The week of Feb. 11
  • Course Request Period:
     Feb. 11- Feb. 25, 4 pm
  • Allocation Period: Feb. 26-28
  • Additional Registration Period:
     Mar. 1-8, 4 pm

Summer 2019

  • Term Dates: June 3-June 28
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     The week of Apr. 22
  • Course Request Period:
     Apr. 22-May 6, 4pm
  • Allocation Period: May 7-9
  • Additional Registration Period:
     May 10-17, 4 pm
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30038 Current Economic and Behavioral Issues  

This course follows current macroeconomic policy issues related to the past recession as well as issues brought up by the recent election. Focus will include tax policy, debt and deficits, international trade, and economic inequality. Economists introduced include: Paul Krugman, Joseph Stiglitz, Stephanie Kelton, and Thomas Piketty. The other major topic is the new field of behavioral economics, particularly its implication for the border field of economics; Daniel Kahneman, Daniel Ariely, and Richard Thaler will be introduced.


Course Full and Waitlist Closed

7 sessions, Tuesdays, Mar. 26-May 7, 10:00-11:30 am, The Waters on 50th, Community Room, Minneapolis

The above mentioned course/section is FULL. The waitlist is also full and has been closed.


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