ECON 8576 ECONOMIC CONDITIONS ANALYSIS (3 credits)
This course teaches students how to conduct an economic analysis of, and produce an economic forecast for, a local economy such as a state, county, or metropolitan area. Students will learn where to find data, how to analyze that data, how to develop models with the data, and how to present the data in a clear, concise, and jargon-free manner. The final published report will be authored by the students registered in the course. All students will contribute equally to the final report. The instructor will ensure equal participation. (Cross-listed with ECON 4570).