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Economic Policy

About the major

The Economic Policy major focuses on developing the theoretical economic and statistical skills to be able to effectively understand economic policy. This provides a framework for systematic analysis of policy, an understanding of the rationales for government activity in the economy, and a method for comparing the effectiveness of proposed policies using economic tools of analysis. A focus of the major includes an assessment of the limitation of various economic policies, including their distributional consequences. An emphasis is also placed on the effective communication of policy analysis.

Requirements for completion

The Economic Policy major and minor requirements are listed in the Economic Policy unit of study table.

Advanced coursework

Advanced coursework is available to students enrolled in the final (fourth) year of a Bachelor of Advanced Studies combined degree. Requirements and units of study for advanced coursework in Economics can be found on the advanced coursework units of study page.

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