ECON3050-A Free Market Economics    (Spring 2014)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor
Course Details

Session, Dates: 1 (01/13/2014 - 05/03/2014)

Days: M W F

Time: 09:00 - 09:50 am

Location: Moon Campus

Room: Business School 205

Seats Available: Course Full, Choose another

Credits: 3

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: (ECON1020 and ECON1030) or ECON1010

About The Instructor

Ralph R. Reiland, M.B.A.

Director, B.K. Simon Scholarship
School of Business

Associate Professor of Economics
Economics and Legal Studies
412-397-6389 phone
412-397-2217 fax
Massey Hall 313