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ECON 3316 The Economics of Refugees and Economic Migrants (Fall/Spring: 3 )

Course Description

This course will provide a thorough introduction to the economic thinking on the worldwide impact of refugees and economic migrants. It will address both the economic challenges and opportunities presented by the global migration of people. Specific emphasis will be given to the current refugee crisis, the impact of migrants on wages and employment, and their role in knowledge creation and the impact of brain drain.

Instructor(s): Mathis Wagner

Prerequisites: ECON2201. ECON2201.

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Comments: The course is an upper-level elective. A basic understanding of statistics and econometrics will be helpful, but is not required.

Last Updated: 24-Jun-17