ECON 490

Topics in Economics

2-4 Undergraduate credits
Effective May 3, 2017 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

This course covers topics in economics that vary from semester to semester and that are not represented in regular course offerings within the department. Because the content of each section of this course is different, students may take this course more than once for credit.

Learning outcomes


  • Describe and interpret the economic concepts and models specific to this offering of the course.
  • Demonstrate appropriate application of these concepts and models in solving problems and analyzing situations.
  • Demonstrate the ability to analyze and discuss writings in that subdiscipline of economics, including those published in peer-reviewed academic journals.

Spring 2020

Section Title Instructor
01 Topics in Economics: Economic Bulls*** Lo, Ming Chien Books Course details