Formerly listed as: ECON-11 | ECON-111 | ECON-113 | ENST-23 | ENST-230
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Katharine R.E. Sims (Section 01)
(Offered as ECON 111E and ENST 230.) A study of the central problem of scarcity and of the ways in which micro and macro economic systems allocate scarce resources among competing ends and apportion goods produced among people. Covers the same material as ECON 111 but with special attention to the relationship between economic activity and environmental problems and to the application of micro and macroeconomic theory tools to analyze environmental issues. A student may not receive credit for both ECON 111 and ECON 111E.
Requisite: Consent of instructor. Two 80-minute and one 50-minute lecture/discussion per week. Limited to 25 Amherst College students. Fall semester. Professor Sims.
If Overenrolled: Drop students who do not attend the first two classes and admit students from a waiting list.