Seminar in Economic Theory and Policy

Readings

  1. Introduction: Market Efficiency
  2. Market Failure
  3. Unbalanced Growth
  4. Economics of War
  5. Economics of Professional Sports
  6. Social Choice Theory
  7. Economics of the Family
  8. Economics of Education
  9. Gender Wage Discrimination
  10. Minimum Wage Laws and Unemployment
  11. Health Care Issues
  12. Social Security
  13. Monetary Policy Rules
  14. Freakonomics - the original studies (class presentations available only from campus)
  15. Impact of Long-Run Government Deficit
  16. International Issues
John Kane -
Department of Economics, SUNY-Oswego, Oswego, NY 13126