ECON 408 The Political Economy of the Great Recession

Examination of the origins, transmission, and legacy of the Great Recession.  Topics include US economic history prior to 2008, policy responses during the crisis, as well as the nature and direction of the recovery from the crisis.  Traditional and alternative approaches will be employed.

Prerequisite

ECON 200 and ECON 201, or permission of instructor

General Education

Offered

  • Spring