ECON 103 examines and analyzes economic issues, product and resource markets with respect to pricing decisions, efficiency and equity in the context of contemporary economics.
Dr. Eric Jamelske, associate professor of economics at UW-Eau Claire, teaches microeconomics, health economics and environmental economics. He has also traveled abroad, taught economics and has given research presentations in both China and Vietnam. Dr. Jamelske?s current research crosses a wide spectrum including fruit and vegetable intake among elementary school students, the UWEC first-year experience program, health care issues, and global warming issues. He received his bachelor?s degree in economics and mathematics from Sonoma State University and his Master?s and Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, Davis. He is also a Board member of Energize Eau Claire County and Eau Claire County Healthy Communities. Lastly, Dr. Jamelske has worked for the Foundation for Teaching Economics since 2004 running workshops to improve the teaching of economics in US high schools.