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ECN 640

Economics of Immigration

This course applies economic principles to immigration. Students examine issues such as discrimination, humanitarian concerns, the impact on wages and employment prospects of native-born persons, social assistance programs, and contributions to the financing of such programs. The course develops an understanding of the role of economics in providing theoretical predictions and empirical evidence that is relevant to these issues.
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1

Prerequisites

(ECN 101 or ECN 104) and (ECN 201 or ECN 204) or Direct Entry

Antirequisites

None

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

Economics