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    Jan 16, 2022  
American University Catalog 2016-2017 
    
American University Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECON-551 Comparative Economic Systems (3)


A theoretical and historical evaluation of key political and economic institutions of several advanced capitalist countries and their impact on economic and social outcomes. Students develop an understanding of differences in institutions including property rights, labor organization, corporate governance, and social welfare policy, and use publicly available data to evaluate outcomes. Usually offered alternate falls (odd years). Prerequisite: ECON-300  or ECON-400  or ECON-600  or ECON-803 ; and ECON-301  or ECON-401  or ECON-601  or ECON-802 ; or ECON-603 .