Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2021

     

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SOPE 505 001 (CRN: 13642)

MICROECONOMICS FOR POLICY EVAL

Long Title: MICROECONOMICS FOR POLICY EVALUATION
Department: Social Policy Evaluation
Instructor: DeNicco, James P.
Meeting: 6:00PM - 8:50PM M (23-AUG-2021 - 3-DEC-2021) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
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):
Graduate
Must be enrolled in one of the following Degree(s):
Master of Social Policy Eval
Section Max Enrollment: 15
Section Enrolled: 12
Enrollment data as of: 25-JUL-2024 2:08PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Scheduled Online Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
11-DEC-2021  
7:00PM - 10:00PM S
 
Description: This course will introduce students to economic principles and tools relevant for policy analysis. The course covers topics such as household decision-making, the economics of information, risk and uncertainty, markets and market structure, externalities and other types of market failure, behavioral economics, game theory, and welfare economics. Students will see how the application of economic theory to policy questions informs and guides social policy analysis.