ECON3050-A Free Market Economics (Spring 2021)
For additional course information, First Class requirements, syllabus, etc., check the About The Instructor(s) section for a link to a Faculty Website.

Course Details

Session, Dates: 1 (01/14/2021 - 04/30/2021)
Days: T R
Time: 12:30 - 01:45 pm
Location: Moon Campus
Room: Business School 106
Seats Available: 5 Seats
Credits: 3
Virtual Rotation (details)

Course Description

This course deals with the concept of a free market economy and how a model of economic freedom and limited government is related to political liberty and economic efficiency. Major topics include a study of economics of socialism and capitalism, the "invisible hand" in capitalism, the "fatal conceit" in socialism, the utopian models of laissez-faire capitalism and egalitarian Marxism, and the economic goals of growth, freedom, equity, full employment, price stability, and efficiency

Prerequisites: ECON1010 or ECON1020 and ECON1030 or ECON1035

About the Instructor(s)

J. Brian O'Roark, Ph.D.
University Professor of Economics
Social Sciences

B.K. Simon Fellow
Social Sciences
412-397-6386 phone
412-397-2217 fax
Nicholson Center 445