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ECON 390 Senior Seminar in Economics


The capstone course of the Economics major and the capstone experience for the Finance concentration of the Business Economics major. The seminar emphasizes the use of economics and/or finance theory to analyze current events in economics and/or finance. Faculty participants introduce research methods and present their research efforts. Each student completes a research paper demonstrating the ability to address a research question by applying theory and presenting empirical evidence, and prepares an oral presentation of the research project. The research paper provides a writing sample that is useful for employment interviews and graduate school applications. Offered Spring only. (LA, BC3)

Prerequisite: ECON 211, ECON 212, and SrS.

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