Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2021

     

ECON 479 901 (CRN: 23683)

ECONOMIC MODLG & PUBLIC POLICY

Long Title: ECONOMIC MODELING AND PUBLIC POLICY
Department: Economics
Instructor: Barro, Jorge A.
Meeting: 1:30PM - 2:25PM MWF HUM 328 (25-JAN-2021 - 30-APR-2021) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Online
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: 19
Section Enrolled: 13
Enrollment data as of: 23-JAN-2022 5:17AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
11-MAY-2021  
9:00AM - 12:00PM T TBA TBA
 
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.