Code: ECON1020

Course description

This course will function as a study of how people in society deal with the problem of scarcity. It will introduce students to principles that are essential to understanding contemporary microeconomic issues facing Canadian society. Economic models will be utilized to analyze decisions made by individual economic units in an economy such as households and firms, the interaction of these units under varying market structures, and the impact of various government policies. Topics of study will include principles of economics, supply and demand theory, consumer theory, production and cost theory, and the determination of equilibrium price and output under different market structures.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Start Date
Start Date: Sep. 8, 2020
Delivery: Remote Learning - eConestoga
Campus: Doon (Kitchener)
Cost: $425.48
End date: Dec. 19, 2020
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: OLRN1650

Registration dates

Winter 2021 registration opens November 2, 2020. Spring 2021 registration opens February 1, 2021.