Poverty & Income Distribution

PREREQUSITE: ECON-UA 0002 OR ECON-UA 9002 OR ECON-UF1002 OR ECON-UA 0005 OR ECON-UB 0005 OR ECON-UB 0001 OR ECON-AD 101 WITH A MINIMUM GRADE OF C. SAME AS SCA-UA 0718

Defines poverty and welfare. Analyzes who the poor are, why some people are rich and others poor, equality of opportunity, income and status, inequality, trends in the degree of inequality, government?s role in income distribution, and international comparisons of inequality.

Course Information

ECON-UA 233

Undergraduate

4 Points

Term Section Instructor Schedule Location

Fall 2017

1
Edward Wolff
MW: 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM 194M 203