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Undergraduate Programs

ECO422H1S Special Topics in Economics: Biology, Genetics & Economics

This course explores topics at the intersection of economics, biology, and genetics.Sample topics include the evolution of economic preferences; the nature and nurture of economic behaviour and outcomes; the discovery of specific genetic variants associated with various economic traits; and the policy implications(or lack thereof) of related findings. No previous background in biology or genetics is required.

Section L0101, Winter 2016–17

Instructor: Jonathan P. Beauchamp
Day/time: W9-11,F2
Location: LA341
TA: Maripier Isabelle