ECON 101 - Economics of Social Issues (GT-SS1)

  • 3 credits

Economic analysis of poverty, crime, education, and/or other social issues. Basics of micro, macro, and political economy.

This course meets the All-University Core Curriculum (AUCC) requirements for Social/Behavioral Sciences (Category 3C) and is approved under gtPathways in the content area of Economic or Political Systems (GT-SS1).


Austin Landini

Austin Landini is a 5th-year Ph.D. student at Colorado State, originally from Iowa City, Iowa. His teaching assignments have included Principles of Macroeconomics, Intermediate Microeconomics, International Trade, Mathematics for Economists, History of Economic Thought and Institutions, and Game Theory. Landini’s research interests include demographics, public spending, and community-level economic opportunity, and he has presented at conferences for the Association of Social Economics and North American Regional Science Council. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, camping, basketball, and golf.

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