The Philosophy and Methodology of Economics

PHIL345

Introduction to conceptual and methodological issues raised in modern economics. Topics may include choice, rationality and irrationality, realism, models, the relationship between microeconomics and macroeconomics, prediction and explanation, value judgments and policy-making, and causality. Case studies of applications to economic problems. Prerequisites: One course in economics or consent of instructor. One course.

Cross Listings
ECON 319
Curriculum Codes
W, SS, EI