Course Description"Introduces the basic concepts and tools of microeconomics and their application in the context of arts, culture, and business. Through lectures, case studies, in-class work, and field study, students learn the economic influences that help determine how and what cultural goods and services get produced and consumed. Students also explore the economic rationale for government intervention in markets and, by extension, the application of microeconomics to the analysis of the effects of public policy on arts markets and the welfare of society in general."
This course is available for undergraduate credit. Students must possess a high school diploma and must be an adult age 18 or older to participate.