An Introduction to Economics
Listed in: Economics, as ECON-11
Sami Alpanda (Sections 01 and 16)
Adam D. Honig (Sections 02 and 26)
Jun Ishii (Sections 03 and 36)
Christopher G. Kingston (Sections 01, 02, 03, 05, 16, 26, 36 and 56)
Frank H. Westhoff (Sections 05 and 56)
A study of the central problem of scarcity and of the ways in which the U.S. economic system allocates scarce resources among competing ends and apportions the goods produced among people.
Requisite for all other courses in economics.
One lecture and three hours of discussion per week. Each section is limited to 35 Amherst College students. Fall semester: Professors Alpanda, Honig, Ishii, Kingston (Course Chair), Sims, and Westhoff.
Fall semester only: Professor Sims’ section is designed for students interested in environmental studies. See ENST 23 for more information.
One lecture and three hours of discussion per week. Each section is limited to 35 Amherst College students. Spring semester. Professors Alpanda, Honig, and Sims. In the Spring semester, Prof. Sims’ is offering a regular introductory section; not environmental-related.
Offerings2019-20: Offered in Fall 2019 and Spring 2020
Other years: Offered in Fall 2007, Spring 2008, Fall 2008, Spring 2009, Fall 2009, Spring 2010, Fall 2010, Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019