Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2019

     

ECON 479 001 (CRN: 13992)

ECONOMIC MODLG & PUBLIC POLICY

Long Title: ECONOMIC MODELING AND PUBLIC POLICY
Department: Economics
Instructor: Barro, Jorge A.
Meeting: 1:00PM - 1:50PM MWF BKH 233 (26-AUG-2019 - 6-DEC-2019) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisites: ECON 200
Section Max Enrollment: 30
Section Enrolled: 6
Enrollment data as of: 24-JAN-2022 10:54PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-OTR Room
Final Exam Time:
18-DEC-2019  
9:00AM - 12:00PM W BKH 233
 
Description: Examines the use of computational dynamic models to analyze the effects of economic policy reforms. Introduces computer programming methods to simulate household and firm behavior in partial and general equilibrium frameworks. Policy evaluation includes personal and corporate income taxes, Social Security, retirement savings incentives, and social insurance programs.