Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

ECON 489 - ECONOMICS OF SOCIAL NETWORKS

Long Title: ECONOMICS OF SOCIAL NETWORKS
Department: Economics
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisite(s): ECON 200 AND ECON 209
Description: This course introduces research on social networks and analyzes how these networks affect our choices: the products we buy, the careers we follow, whom we marry, how we raise our children. Students will learn about network measurement and formation and the influence of social networks on our decisions.