Economics for CED / spring 2004
Noémi Giszpenc < n o e m i @ a l u m >
Tues, 7:00 - 9:00 PM, Location: 24-611A
This class is intended to introduce Community Economic Development practioners and others interested in the real-world applicability of economics to basic economic concepts. The class covers the standard range of introductory topics (including demand, supply, market structure, game theory, taxes, interest rates, investment, and international trade), allowing students to become familiar with economic tools through discussions, quantitative problem sets, and readings.
Instructor: Noémi Giszpenc
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Tosun Aricanli, Southern New Hampshire University
Noémi Giszpenc, MIT '98 graduated with degrees in economics, science journalism, and chemistry. After graduating she worked as a research assistant at the World Bank and as an associate editor at the Nonprofit Quarterly (a national publication for non-profit managers). She currently works at Ownership Associates Inc (a consulting firm addressing the needs of companies with employee ownership). For two summers, Noemi co-taught an economics course for a high school enrichment program, and then co-taught an introductory economics seminar to MIT undergraduates. She is a coordinating member of the Sustainable Future Forum, an action and discussion group on issues of sustainability, and is currently a student in the National Weekend Master's Program in Community Economic Development at Southern New Hampshire University.EconFon Mailing List
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