Sean MacDonald’s Profile

Faculty
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Sean MacDonald
Title
Associate Professor of Economics
Department
Social Science
Office Location
N624
Academic interests

Environmental Economics, Income Inequality, Economic History of the U.S.

My Courses

ECON2505ID ENV ECON, SP2019

ECON2505ID ENV ECON, SP2019

This interdisciplinary course examines current environmental issues from a macroeconomic perspective, focusing on both the long and short-term economic viability of various proposals to address current environmental challenges. While the discipline of Economics serves as a central focus, the course draws extensively from the perspectives of Sociology, Psychology, Architectural Technology, Hospitality Management, and Engineering/Environmental Control Technology, among others. Traditional goals of economic efficiency will be examined in the context of the need to expand renewable energy sources, green building design and construction, sustainable agriculture and trade, resource allocation and other efforts to combat climate change on a global scale. It focuses on both the long and short-term economic viability of various proposals to address current environmental challenges drawing upon the inherent interdisciplinary connection to these vital economic issues.

ECON1101 MacroEcon, SP2018

ECON1101 MacroEcon, SP2018

Fundamental economic ideas and the operation of the economy on a national scale. Production, distribution and consumption of goods and services, the exchange process, the role of government, the national income and its distribution, GDP, consumption function, savings function, investment spending, the multiplier principle and the influence of government spending on income and output. Analysis of monetary policy, including the banking system and the Federal Reserve System.

ECON2505ID Env Econ, SP2018 HD24

ECON2505ID Env Econ, SP2018 HD24

This interdisciplinary course examines current environmental issues from a macroeconomic perspective, focusing on both the long and short-term economic viability of various proposals to address current environmental challenges. While the discipline of Economics serves as a central focus, the course draws extensively from the perspectives of Sociology, Architectural Technology, Environmental Control Technology, Hospitality Management (sustainable tourism), and Sustainable Technology. Traditional goals of economic efficiency will be examined in the context of the need to expand renewable energy sources, green building design and construction, sustainable agriculture and trade, resource allocation and other efforts to combat climate change on a global scale. It focuses on both the long and short-term economic viability of various proposals to address current environmental challenges drawing upon the inherent interdisciplinary connection to these vital economic issues.

Environmental Economics

Environmental Economics

This interdisciplinary course examines current environmental issues from a macroeconomic perspective, focusing on both the long and short-term economic viability of various proposals to address current environmental challenges. While the discipline of Economics serves as a central focus, the course draws extensively from the perspectives of Sociology, Architectural Technology, Environmental Control Technology, Hospitality Management (sustainable tourism), and Sustainable Technology. Traditional goals of economic efficiency will be examined in the context of the need to expand renewable energy sources, green building design and construction, sustainable agriculture and trade, resource allocation and other efforts to combat climate change on a global scale. It focuses on both the long and short-term economic viability of various proposals to address current environmental challenges drawing upon the inherent interdisciplinary connection to these vital economic issues.

ECON2505ID Env Econ, SP2018

ECON2505ID Env Econ, SP2018

This interdisciplinary course examines current environmental issues from a macroeconomic perspective, focusing on both the long and short-term economic viability of various proposals to address current environmental challenges. While the discipline of Economics serves as a central focus, the course draws extensively from the perspectives of Sociology, Architectural Technology, Environmental Control Technology, Hospitality Management (sustainable tourism), and Sustainable Technology. Traditional goals of economic efficiency will be examined in the context of the need to expand renewable energy sources, green building design and construction, sustainable agriculture and trade, resource allocation and other efforts to combat climate change on a global scale. It focuses on both the long and short-term economic viability of various proposals to address current environmental challenges drawing upon the inherent interdisciplinary connection to these vital economic issues.

My Projects

MAPPING BROOKLYN: GIS AND THE HUMANITIES

MAPPING BROOKLYN: GIS AND THE HUMANITIES

Project site for 2018 CUNY IT Conference Roundtable participants and NEH Digital Humanities Advancement Grant

OER Fellowship

OER Fellowship

This is a collaborative space for faculty in the Open Educational Resources (OER) Fellowship, and anyone interested in OERs and open pedagogy.

Interdisciplinary Committee (IDC)

Interdisciplinary Committee (IDC)

ID Committee monthly meetings for 2018-19 Faculty Commons main room in Namm 227, 12:45-2pm Thursday, October 11 Thursday, November 8 Thursday, December 13 NO JANUARY Thursday, February 14 Thursday, March 14 Thursday, April 11 Thursday, May 9

L4: Living Lab Learning Library

L4: Living Lab Learning Library

Welcome to L4, a virtual resource exchange of innovative teaching practices. To see all that L4 has to offer, please click on the “Visit Project Site” link.

General Education Committee

General Education Committee

The General Education Committee at City Tech is charged with defining and re-envisioning General Education at the College.

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