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Column: Boston University’s fake-o-nomics Darling

Column: Boston University’s fake-o-nomics Darling

It costs a pretty penny to earn a diploma in stupid. The annual list price to attend Boston University – including tuition, fees, room and board – currently rounds out to $70,000. To acquire a degree in economics from this tony institution of higher learning, an undergrad must complete courses in calculus, microeconomic and macroeconomic analysis, empirical economics, statistics and assorted electives. Four years, 52 credits and nearly $300,000 later, the school promises that BU economics majors will depart “with a firm understanding of core microeconomic and macroeconomic theory” and the “empirical skills that are essential to applying economic […]

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