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ECONOMICS

ECON-458
Economics of the World Regions (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic. Rotating topics course examines economic trends and economic policies in regions such as Africa, East Asia, Middle East, or emerging markets. Focuses on distinctive economic institutions in the particular region, interdependencies within regions, and the role of public policies in economic growth. Usually offered every term. Prerequisite: ECON-100 and ECON-200.

ECON-458
001S
ECONOMICS
FALL 2015

Course Level: Undergraduate

Economics of the World Regions (3)

Rural Economics in China

Offered as part of the AU Abroad Beijing program, this course helps students understand the rural dimension of China's economic transition. It examines the impacts of economic reforms on the life of rural Chinese, including the effects of globalization on income structure, labor mobility, ownership rights and other major aspects of the rural economy.

ECON-458
002S
ECONOMICS
FALL 2015

Course Level: Undergraduate

Economics of the World Regions (3)

Economic, Environmental, and Trade Policy in European Union

In this course, offered as part of the AU Abroad program in Brussels, students develop an in-depth working knowledge of economic, environmental and trade policies of the European Union (EU) and gain a greater understanding of the process and evolution of the European economic integration and its implications for the world. The first part of the course examines the EU's single market economic system, the second part focuses on the EU's environmental policies and their global implications, and the third part focuses on the EU's external relations including the transatlantic relationship.

ECON-458
002S
ECONOMICS
SPRING 2016

Course Level: Undergraduate

Economics of the World Regions (3)

Economic, Environmental, and Trade Policy in the European Union

In this course, offered as part of the AU Abroad program in Brussels, students develop an in-depth working knowledge of economic, environmental and trade policies of the European Union (EU) and gain a greater understanding of the process and evolution of the European economic integration and its implications for the world. The first part of the course examines the EU's single market economic system, the second part focuses on the EU's environmental policies and their global implications, and the third part focuses on the EU's external relations including the transatlantic relationship.