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Charity-Joy Acchiardo


Senior LecturerPh.D., George Mason University

Charity-Joy Acchiardo

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Biography


Charity-Joy Acchiardo is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Economics at the University of Texas at Austin. She also serves as the Executive Director of the Journal of Economics Teaching.  Her work in economic education is multifaceted and includes:  Dystopia and Economics: A Guide to Surviving Everything from the Apocalypse to Zombies; “Dismal Dating” a student’s guide to romance using the economic way of thinking; a compilation of entries from Humans of New York that serves as a springboard for economic inquiry; her websites econkahoots.com and econshark.com and many other resources dedicated to making the economics classroom more engaging. Dr. Acchiardo's passion is sharing her joy about economics with others, and she is a frequent speaker, both domestically and internationally, at workshops for educators and students.

 

Courses


ECO 330T • Experimental Economics

35235 • Fall 2021
Meets TTH 12:30PM-2:00PM BUR 212

OPEN TO NONMAJORS. TOPICS MAY INCLUDE ECONOMIC THEORY, APPLICATIONS, AND POLICY. ECONOMICS 330T AND 350K MAY NOT BOTH BE COUNTED UNLESS THE TOPICS VARY.
 

 

 

ECO 304L • Intro To Macroeconomics-Wb

34625 • Spring 2021
Meets MW 1:00PM-2:30PM
Internet; Synchronous
QR SB

ANALYSIS OF THE ECONOMY AS A WHOLE (ITS ORGANIZATION AND THE BASIC FORCES INFLUENCING ITS GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT); MONEY AND BANKING, NATIONAL INCOME, PUBLIC FINANCE, AND INTERNATIONAL LINKAGES.

PREREQUISITE: ECONOMICS 304K WITH A GRADE OF AT LEAST C-.

DESIGNED TO ACCOMMODATE 100 OR MORE STUDENTS.

This course is designed to introduce students to the vocabulary, concepts and models of analysis of macroeconomics. We will discuss the behavior of the aggregate economy, particularly the Gross Domestic Product; Consumption; Savings; Investment,Unemployment; Inflation; the role of the Monetary System and and Policy, the role of Taxes, Government Spending and Fiscal Policy; the National Debt and Government Budget Deficits and Surpluses; Exports, Imports and International Trade.

 

ECO 330T • Experimental Economics-Wb

34744 • Spring 2021
Meets MW 2:30PM-4:00PM
Internet; Synchronous

OPEN TO NONMAJORS. TOPICS MAY INCLUDE ECONOMIC THEORY, APPLICATIONS, AND POLICY. ECONOMICS 330T AND 350K MAY NOT BOTH BE COUNTED UNLESS THE TOPICS VARY.
 

 

 

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