Course Details

  • Online | Asynchronous 
  • 2 weeks | December 27, 2023 – January 10, 2024
  • 3 credits | $1,716
  • Last day to register: December 20, 2023
  • Cornerstone requirement satisfied by the course: Social Scientific Inquiry

Course Overview

This course offers an introduction to the market system, emphasizing economic interactions among individuals, business firms, and government. Topics will include supply and demand, economic decision making, social efficiency, the theory of consumer behavior, perfect and imperfect competition, labor markets, and market failures. Issues such as the environment, taxation, and income distribution also will be addressed. 

Additional Information

Faculty will contact all students after the Wednesday, December 20, registration deadline.

About the Instructor

Hossein S. Kazemi

Professor of Economics
Hossein S. Kazemi is a professor of economics and is the founder and director of Bloomberg Program and Services at Stonehill College. He earned his MA and Ph.D. in Economics. His research and publications are in the areas of monetary policy, financial markets, financial crisis, investment and business cycles, and economic pedagogy. Professor Kazemi’s recent publications on the teaching of economics focus on the impact of news on financial markets. His current research focuses on the dynamic effects of the Federal Reserve’s quantitative easing following the 2008 financial crisis.

Professor Kazemi is an early recipient (1998) of “The Louise F. Hegarty Award For Excellence in Teaching,” and teaches courses in Micro and Macroeconomics, Money & Banking, Monetary Policy, International Finance, Fixed Income Analysis, and Impact of News on Financial Markets.

Questions? Contact Us

Duffy Academic Center – 112

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