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Introduction to PPE: Ethics and Economics of Wealth Creation

Introduction to PPE: Ethics and Economics of Wealth Creation

Course Number
PPE 101 920
Course Code
PPE101920
Course Key
67474
Day(s)
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Time
4:30pm-6:30pm
4:30pm-6:30pm
4:30pm-6:30pm
4:30pm-6:30pm
Instructor
ANOMALY, JONATHAN
Course Description
This interdisciplinary course provides an overview of how markets work, and under what conditions they create wealth and prosperity. We will also consider when markets fail to create wealth or function well. Along the way, we will think about the role of political institutions in structuring market exchange and allocating resources. (For Penn PPE majors, this class will satisfy the philosophy foundation, or a thematic concentration class for Choice and Behavior or Distributive Justice).