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Kenneth G. Elzinga

Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Economics
Office location and address
Monroe Hall, Room 216
248 McCormick Rd
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
Education
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Kalamazoo College
Master of Arts (M.A.), Michigan State University
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Michigan State University
ECON 2010: Principles of Economics: Microeconomics
Credits: 3
Studies demand and supply, consumer behavior, the theory of business enterprise, the operation of competitive and monopolistic markets, and the forces determining income distribution. A full introduction to economic principles warrants completion of both ECON 2010 and 2020. Students planning to take both semesters of economic principles are advised to take ECON 2010 first, though this is not required. The department recommends ECON 2010 to students intending to take only one semester of principles.
ECON 4200: Antitrust Policy
Credits: 3
Studies government regulation and control of business through public policies designed to promote workable competition. Prerequisite: ECON 2010.
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 4995: Supervised Research
Credits: 1–3
Research 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 4999: Distinguished Majors Thesis
Credits: 1–3
Supervised research culminating in the writing of a Distinguished Majors thesis. Restricted to members of the Distinguished Majors Program.