Sep 24, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22
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ECON 2700 - Economics of Conflict


This course applies basic economic toolkits to study conflicts. Topics include but are not limited to economic causes and consequences of conflicts, conflict types and resource allocation decisions, economic choices in anarchic environments, economic incentives and bargaining failures.

Credit Hours: 3
OHIO BRICKS Pillar: Social or Behavioral Sciences
General Education Code (students who entered prior to Fall 2021-22): 2SS
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to identify economic issues related to conflicts, such as economic causes and consequences of conflicts.
  • Students will be able to apply key economic ideas (opportunity cost, marginal analysis, etc) to analyze economic issues related to conflicts.
  • Students will be able to apply extended logical reasoning to evaluate particular economic issues related to conflicts.
  • Students will be able to explain economic issues related to specific conflicts, such as interstate and civil wars.
  • Students will be able to evaluate and compare judgements about particular issues based on existing theories, personal experiences and beliefs.
  • Students will be able to use and analyze economic data related to conflicts.



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