This course examines the role of economics in the consumption and provision of recreation and sport in today's society. Topics include demand estimation and forecasting, assessing the benefits and costs of recreation and sports events/facilities, pricing issues, and the role of government in the recreation and sport industries.
Instructor: Brian VanBlarcom
Prerequisites: Econ 1013 with a C- or better
Course Type: Online; Continuous-intake. Register anytime and learn at your own pace
In this course, you'll apply microeconomic principles to the recreation and sport industries. You'll learn how to use fundamental economic tools to explain a range of issues relevant in the sport/recreation spectrum.
Completing this course will provide you with increased analytical insight, create a lasting interest in the role economics plays in recreation and sport, and stimulate the spirit of critical inquiry into issues facing practitioners and consumers.