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Winter Term 2018 Effective Altruism - 2034 - ECON 204

Prerequisites/Notes: ECON 100

Catalog Description : Effective altruism acknowledges that individuals want to help others while examining the most effective ways to do so. Taking a global approach that draws on development, health and experimental economics, this course compares differences in relative welfare and opportunity and evaluates the effectiveness of causes like health interventions, cash transfers, and gender equity. Emphasis placed on close reading problem sets, quizzes, research papers and discussions.

Attributes: Social Science Div GER (01cr), Diversity-Global GER (01cr), Diversity-Dimens GER (01cr), BM Social Science (01cr), Foundation/Gateway Course


Term

Winter Term 2018

Instructors

Dylan B. Fitz

Course

ECON 204

Grade Mode

Standard

Title

EFFECTIVE ALTRUISM (G,D)

Final Exam

Monday, Mar 12, 2018 08:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

CRN

2034

Status

Active

Class Time

11:10-12:20 MWF BRIG 420

Start-End Date

Jan 03, 2018-Mar 12, 2018

Campus

Appleton Main Campus

Units

6

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