Spring 2015

An Introduction to Economics

Listed in: Economics, as ECON-111

Formerly listed as: ECON-11  |  ENST-23

Moodle sites: Course  |  Section 01  |  Section 04  |  Section 05

Faculty

Brian H. Baisa (Section 01)
Daniel P. Barbezat (Section 02)
Stanislav Rabinovich (Section 03)
Caroline B. Theoharides (Sections 04 and 05)

Description

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.

Two 80-minute and one 50-minute lecture/discussion per week. Each section is limited to 30 Amherst College students. Fall semester: Professors Baisa, Honig, Rabinovich, Theoharides and Westhoff.

Two 80-minute and one 50-minute lecture/discussion per week. Each section is limited to 30 Amherst College students. Spring semester. Professors Baisa, Barbezat, Rabinovich and Theoharides.

If Overenrolled: Drop students who do not attend the first two classes and admit students from a waiting list.

Offerings

2015-16: Offered in Fall 2015 and Spring 2016
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