An analysis of how education is organized and delivered, and the efficacy of reforms such as increasing teacher salaries, decreasing student-teacher ratios, requiring teacher certification, high-stakes testing, charter schools, vouchers, and EMO's. In higher education, we study affirmative action, racial preferences in admissions, and the recent shift from need-based to merit based aid.

Duplicate Credit

Not open to students with credit in ECON 4250

Semester Course Offered

Offered every year.

Grading System

A-F (Traditional)


ECON 4010 and permission of Honors

Athena Title


Syllabi ECON 4250H
Credit Hours 3.0