ECON 001. Introduction to Economics


Covers the fundamentals of microeconomics and macroeconomics: supply and demand, market structures, income distribution, fiscal and monetary policy in relation to unemployment and inflation, economic growth, and international economic relations. Focuses on the functioning of markets as well as on the rationale for and the design of public policy.

* Ec 1 Enrollment Policy

ECON 001 sections are capped at 30 and enrollment takes place in two stages.  In the first stage, online enrollment is capped at 25, and these spaces are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.  In the second stage, all Add/Drop requests are handled by the department's Administrative Assistant, Megan Salladino.  During Add/Drop, students can enroll in the least enrolled section that fits their academic schedule, up to the cap of 30 students per section.

 
Prerequisite for all further work in economics, with the exception of first-year seminars and ECON 003.
Social sciences.
1 credit.
Spring 2020. Staff.
Fall 2020. Staff.
Spring 2021. Staff.
Fall 2021. Staff.
Spring 2022. Staff.
Catalog chapter: Economics  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/economics


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