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James Emmett Harrigan

Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Economics
Office location and address
Monroe Hall, Room 215
248 McCormick Rd
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
Bachelor of Arts (BA), University of California System : Berkeley
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of California System : Los Angeles
ECON 3720: Introduction to Econometrics
Credits: 4
Guides students in the use and interpretation of economic data, focusing on the most common issues that arise in using economic data, and the methodology for solving these problems. Prerequisite: STAT 2120, STAT 3120, APMA 3110, or APMA 3120
ECON 4440: Economic Inequality
Credits: 3
Economic analysis of the growth of income and wealth inequality since 1980, in the United States and around the world. Emphasis on measuring inequality, understanding the causes of growing inequality, and possible policy responses.
ECON 4993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–3
Independent study under the direction of a regular faculty member. Students may not use this class to obtain academic credit for a summer internship. Prerequisite: GPA of 3.300 in UVa ECON courses.
ECON 5559: New Course in Economics
Credits: 1–4
New course in the subject of economics.
ECON 8210: International Trade Theory
Credits: 3
Studies the theory of international trade and analysis of the economic effects of tariffs, quotas, and other departures from free trade. Prerequisite: ECON 7030 or instructor permission.
ECON 8440: International Trade and Development Workshop
Credits: 3
Current research in International Trade and Development. Prerequisite: Third-year status or instructor permission.
ECON 9999: Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral dissertation, taken under the supervision of the first reader or prospective first reader.