Library Course Assessments for
Economics 302 & 389
May 28 , 2004

ECON 302 | ECON 389

ECON 302

This is the Library’s assessment for Economics 302 Microeconomic Theory II: Strategic Behavior. This course will first be offered in 2005-3 and offered in two sections each semester thereafter with an expected enrollment of 40-50 students.

Monographs

The Library's book collection was assessed using Library of Congress subject headings for the topics covered by this course. Related subject headings and SFU holdings are listed below.

Capital market 103
Competition, Imperfect 25
Equilibrim (Economics) 207
Externalities (Economics) 65
Financial institutions 81
Game theory 340
Incentives in industry 58
Industrial organization (Economic theory) 164
Microeconomics 352
Public goods 48
Risk 135
Risk management 233
Uncertainty 118
Welfare economics 234

The Library is actively collecting in this area. The Library has adequate monograph holdings to support this course.

 Serials

The following serials held at the SFU Library will provide useful material for students in this course.

American economic review
Econometrica
Economic journal
Economic theory
Games and economic behavior
International game theory review
International journal of game theory
Journal of economic dynamics and control
Journal of economic literature
Journal of economic theory
Journal of financial economics
Journal of mathematical economics
Journal of risk and disaster
Quarterly journal of economics 

The Library has adequate serial holdings to support this course.

Bibliographic Tools

The primary bibliographic tool for students in this course will be EconLit, provided by Library license.

Costs: there are no new Library costs associated with this course.

ECON 389

This is the Library’s assessment for Economics 389 Selected Topics in Economics. This course will first be offered in 2006-1 and once per year thereafter with an expected enrollment of 90 students.

The Library requirements will vary with the topics chosen for the course, which may change with each offering. Therefore, there are no Library collection implications arising from this course.

Costs:  There are no new library costs associated with this course.

Note:  The materials required for these courses are located in the WAC Bennett Library on the Burnaby campus.  This assessment is based on the assumption that the courses will be offered at SFU’s Burnaby campus.  If the courses were to be offered at SFU Surrey or Harbour Centre, or as off-campus courses, additional Library costs would be incurred.

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