Economic Research 2 (Research topics must be in line with Department of Liberal Arts Research Agenda) (22-1)
This subject is a three-unit course with a descriptive title Economic Research 2 and pre-requires students to pass Econ 329 or Economic Research 1. The subject has mandated that the research study of the students must be in line with the Arts and Sciences Research Agenda that stipulated different niches align in the field of study such as governance and public policy, economic growth and development, labor market, market analysis, and forecasting, international trade and finance, gender and development, etc. Once the students have an approved research proposal and ethical review checklists, the students can continue data gathering, analysis, results, discussion, conclusion, and recommendation of the study. The students must follow the steps provided in the manual to fully comply with the course subject's requirements.
At the end of the semester, the BA Economics students should present the completed Research, produce hard-bound copies, and be approved by the CORE panel.
This subject pre-requires students to pass Econ 211 (Mathematical Economics), Econ 212 (Microeconomics), Econ 213 (Macroeconomics), Econ 224 (Econometrics), Econ 225 (Econometric Laboratory), and Econ 226 (Economic Development). This is a three (3) unit economic elective subject with a course description of Project Evaluation. It will tackle the four phases of project development and management. Students will be conducting all five phases of project initiation, project planning, project execution, and project closure. The project must address issues and challenges of the marginalized sector of society and is aligned with sustainable development goals. And, the project closure phase will evaluate and monitor if the beneficiaries are satisfied and are effective.
At the end of the semester, the student will evaluate an extension program to address issues and challenges of the marginalized sector in society gearing towards sustainable development goals.