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TitlePrinciples of Economics, Micro
Course NumberECO 2023
DepartmentBusiness & Technology
Text/MaterialsPlease refer to the GCSC Bookstore website http://doresstore.gulfcoast.edu/ for the most recent textbook information.

DescriptionThis course addresses the basic economic tools of supply and demand, consumer demand and behavior as measured using the concepts of utility and elasticity, the costs of firm production and their relationship to output, market structures and the production and profit-maximizing decisions of firms within the four primary market models, how government regulation influences market outcomes, the operation and role of key factor markets including the labor and financial markets, the tax system and the distributional issues associated with equity versus efficiency, and the fundamentals of international trade and finance and their influence on economic outcomes.
InstructorMatt Herndon
OfficeAdvanced Technology Center, Room 317 (ATC 317)
Instructor Emailmherndon@gulfcoast.edu or contact instructor through Canvas
Instructor Phone850-769-1551 x 2846
On-Campus and Testing RequirementsOnline classes may require proctored exams which can be taken for free at any GCSC campus or with the use of testing software for online exams. Please CLICK HERE to make your test appointment.
Note: CCAF designation identifies courses approved for military GEM program
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