ECN380.17 Economic Analysis and the Chilean Experience

Taught in Spanish at Pontificia Universidad Católica and may not be available every semester. In this course, you’ll apply economic tools to understand and analyze the Chilean economic experience. To this end, you will apply concepts learned in previous classes and be introduced to new theoretical elements, using historical elements to explain economic processes. You will analyze and reflect on the quantitative elements of the Chilean economic experience. The treatment of each subject will begin with a theoretical discussion, then delve into an exploration of practical experiences. The third course of a series that includes Introduction to Microeconomics and Introduction to Macroeconomics, which together will equip you with the theoretical concepts and economic vocabulary to allow you to apply analytical tools to understand different types of problems.

This course’s goals are to enable you to

  • Study economic concepts that will permit you to analyze various topics related to the economic processes in Chilean history,
  • Study the quantitative dimensions of the process of Chilean development and other international experiences, and
  • Acquire and develop competencies for hypothesis formulation, data analysis, and communication of results.

For Syracuse majors and minors in Economics, this course counts as a 300-level elective. (PUC #EAE1220)

Prereq: Introductory courses in Microeconomics and Macroeconomics

Department: Economics

Location: Santiago

Credits: 3