Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2020


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ECON 280 002 (CRN: 15882)


Department: Economics
Instructor: Emmett, Ed
Meeting: 2:45PM - 4:05PM MW (24-AUG-2020 - 4-DEC-2020) 
Part of Term: 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
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Prerequisites: ECON 100 OR ECON 200
Section Max Enrollment: 19
Section Enrolled: 5
Enrollment data as of: 27-MAY-2024 11:57AM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-OTR Room
Final Exam Time:
2:00PM - 5:00PM R
Description: The health of an economy depends critically on the efficient flow of goods and products. This course will analyze the economic impacts of transportation, infrastructure and logistics from a policy perspective. Topics will include technological change, regulation versus deregulation, the impact of globalization, and the roles of government and agencies at various levels. Readings will include specific case studies as well as one or two books giving a broad overview of the importance of transportation policy. It is open to majors and non-majors, has a pre-requisite of ECON 100 or ECON 200, and provides three hours of university credit but does not count toward the ECON or MTEC majors.