Economics for Management and Public Policy
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Level: Undergraduate, Graduate
Division: The New School for Public Engagement
School: Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy
Department: Milano General Curriculum
Course Number: NURP 5001
Course Format: Lecture
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
  • Urban Policy
  • Economics
  • Management & Business
This core course provides an understanding of basic economic principles, beginning with the core concepts of demand and supply, markets, and competition. It helps understand market failures and apply economic principles to policy problems such as the concentration of economic power and resources, social inequality, and protecting the environment. Throughout, the course explicitly examines the role of government and the tools available to policy-makers to influence markets. (Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Term.) Students are required to register for a corresponding lab.
Course Open to: Degree Students with Restrictions


Not open to Freshman students.

Not open to Junior students.

Not open to Sophomore students.