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Fall 2009

ECO 361N • Informational Society

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33885
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Norman

Course Description

The social impact of the current technological changes in electronics, communications, and automation; focus on efficient institutions given the technological possibilities. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Economics 304K and 304L with a grade of at least C in each. This course first focuses on the technical developments is computing and communication. Then the focus shifts to considering the social implications of these advances in automation, movement to paperless, and social organization. There is one hour exam, two group class presentations, and an optional final.

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