Prerequisite: 22:131 or permission of Instructor.

An introduction to basic economic concepts as they apply to the analysis of health and health care sectors. Topics covered may include determinants of health, demand for health care, supply of health services, market failure and public provision, the evaluation of health technology, the pharmaceutical industry, and current issues in the Canadian health care system.

3 lecture hours per week, one term.

Prerequisites: Nil.

A study of the resources of agriculture, of the organization of agricultural production, and of market theory as applied to agriculture; of the effect of transport on the location, specialization, and size of productive units; of the role of agriculture in economic development; and problems of the world's food supply.

3 lecture hours per week, one term

Successors: 22:275.

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 22:273 in the BU Course Transfer Database.

Prerequisites: 22:131.

Analysis of consumer behaviour and the determination of prices and output under alternative market structures. May not hold 22:231 for credit.

3 lecture hours per week, one term

Successors: 22:282, 22:481.

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 22:281 in the BU Course Transfer Database.

 


Prerequisites: 22:131.

Analysis of consumer behaviour and the determination of prices and output under alternative market structures. May not hold 22:231 for credit.

3 lecture hours per week, one term

Successors: 22:282, 22:481.

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 22:281 in the BU Course Transfer Database.

Prerequisites: 22:131 and 22:281.

Analysis of factor markets, general equilibrium, externalities and public goods. May not hold 22:231 for credit.

3 lecture hours per term, one term

Successors: 22:481.

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 22:282 in the BU Course Transfer Database.


Prerequisites: 22:131 and 22:281.

Analysis of factor markets, general equilibrium, externalities and public goods. May not hold 22:231 for credit.

3 lecture hours per week, one term

Successors: 22:481.

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 22:282 in the BU Course Transfer Database.

Prerequisites: Nil.

A comparative study of trade union development in England, the United States and Canada. A brief review of the membership, different organizations, aims and policies of English and American unions is designed to provide the background to an understanding of the Canadian trade union movement. Study of the historical development of trade unions in Canada will be brief, but the effects on the Canadian labour movement of international unionism, of increased participation of white-collar and public-service employees in unions, and of recent political and economic changes will be examined in detail.

3 lecture hours per term, one term

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 22:291 in the BU Course Transfer Database.

Prerequisites: Any 6 credit hours from 100-level Anthropology, Economics, Political Science or Sociology or 38:255 and 3 credit hours from the above list or permission of Instructor.

Cannot be held with: 22:321.

An examination of the problems and challenges facing developing countries and communities in their efforts to improve their standards of living and economic well-being. The course will also examine various theories of economic development.

3 lecture hours per week, one term

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 22:353 in the BU Course Transfer Database.

Prerequisites: 22:131.

Cannot be held with: 22:340.

The course considers labour demand and supply, wages and employment determination, wage structures and differentials, education and training, and selected Canadian labour market policies.

3 lecture hours per week, one term

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 22:355 in the BU Course Transfer Database.