ECON 423

Economics and Indigenous Peoples

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Provides an introduction to economic theory and policy analysis relevant for Indigenous peoples in Canada and elsewhere; draws on literature in development economics, health economics, economic history, and labour economics; applies economic principles to policy design in Indigenous contexts; introduces Indigenous research methods to economics students. Provides basic guidance on principles of conduct for working with Indigenous communities. Topics may include an economic history of specific Indigenous peoples, self-governance, labour market outcomes and property rights.

Prerequisites:

Undergraduate course in Economics offered by the Department of Economics in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Schedules:
Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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