Current World Economic Issues

Konkuk University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Current World Economic Issues

  • Host University

    Konkuk University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Business, Economics, International Business, International Economics

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course Overview:

    The goal of this course is to help you develop the ability to apply basic economic concepts to a variety of social issues and identify the efficiency implications of various policy options. When you have completed this course, you should be able to do the following:

    1. Define, explain, and use key economic concepts
    2. Discuss how the economic way of thinking applies to current events
    3. Use basic economic principles to analyze policy alternatives designed to address current issues at the local, regional or national level
    4. Critically evaluate the claims of politicians and other policy makers regarding the effects of their proposals to address specific issues and controversies

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.