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150. Labor Economics. (3) Either half-year.

Assistant Professors TAYLOR, GULICK

I (Taylor), Tu Th S, 9; II (Gulick), M W F, 1.

The social background of labor legislation and the economic forces which result in its development. The development and practices of trade unionism and its relationship to political and social movements.

*151. Industrial Relations. (3) I. Tu Th S, 9.

*155. History of Labor. (3) II. Tu Th S, 9. Assistant Professor TAYLOR 173. Railway Economics. (3) I. M W F, 2.

Professor DAGGETT

The beginning of railroads in Europe and America; railroad financing; characteristics and location of American railroad systems; railroad rate making; relation between the railroads and the public; recent railroad history and current problems.

180. The Control of Poverty. (3) I. M W F, 2. Professor PEIXOTTO Facts, conditions, and current explanations of poverty; public and private action to prevent destitution; theories concerning minimum standards of living.

181. Care of Dependents. (3) II. M W F, 2.

Professor STEBBINS

History of the care of dependents in England and the United States. A survey of methods adopted for the care of the different dependent classes including observation trips to typical institutions. *185. Introduction to Social Investigation. (1) II.

Prerequisite: course 180. Laboratory training for field work in social investigation.

195. Principles of Foreign Trade. (3) I. Tu Th S, 8.

Dr. GRADY With particular reference to the trade of the United States. Analysis of trade statistics of American commerce. Changes wrought by the World War.

GROUP C

For graduates and specially qualified undergraduates.

106. Contemporary Theories of Social Reform.

M W F, 2.

(3) II.

Professor PEIXOTTO

A critical and comparative study of the economic aspects of social reform.

138. The Business Cycle. (3) II. M W F, 9.

Associate Professor SILBERLING

Prerequisite: courses 135 and 140. Elements in modern economic organization which generate alternations of prosperity and depressions; historical sketch of crises and depressions; measurement and forecasting of general conditions; possibility of controlling cyclical movements; proper adjustment of business management to the cycle.

*142. Advanced Statistics. (3) I. M W F, 8.

Prerequisite: course 140.

*Not to be given in 1926-27.

Associate Professor MoWBRAY

146. Social Insurance. (3) I. M W F, 2.

Assistant Professor ARMSTRONG *148A-148B. Actuarial Science. (3-3) Yr. Associate Professor MOWBRAY The consent of the instructor must be obtained before enrollment.

*1480. Casualty Actuarial Science. (3) II. M W F, 8.

Associate Professor MoWBRAY

Prerequisite: course 140 and consent of the instructor.

Rate making problems of casualty insurance and statistical and actuarial methods used in their solution.

*149A-149B. Methods of Social Investigation.

(3-3) Yr. M W F, 1.

Prerequisite: courses 185 and 140. Technique of planning and carrying on statistical investigations of social and economic problems, such as poverty, standard of living, housing, social insurance, unemployment, immigrant adjustment. The course includes comparative study of outstanding investigations and an original field investigation.

152A-152B. Advanced Labor Economics.

(2-2) Yr. Tu, 4-6.
Assistant Professor TAYLOR

Prerequisite: course 150. Course 152A is not prerequisite to 152B. An intensive study of problems concerning labor organizations and legislation.

153. Personnel Administration.

(3) Either half-year.

Assistant Professors TAYLOR, GULICK

I (Gulick), M W F, 1; II (Taylor), Tu Th S, 9.

Prerequisite: course 150, and approval of the instructor.

An analysis of industrial relations with particular attention devoted to such problems as labor turnover, discipline and discharge, selection and placement of personnel, health and safety, joint relations, etc.

*154. Personnel Research. (3) II. Tu Th S, 10.

Assistant Professor TAYLOR

182. Studies in Standards of Living. (3) II. M W F, 3.

Professor PEIXOTTO

Current theories of consumption and standards of living. The technique of making quantity and cost estimates, household expense accounts, etc. The consumer and the market.

183. Crime as a Social Problem. (3) II. M W F, 9.

Assistant Professor ARMSTRONG

186A-186в. The Law and Poverty Problems. (3-3) Yr.

Assistant Professor ARMSTRONG

M W F, 10. Course 186A is prerequisite to 186в. (A) Sources of California law; courts of California; fundamentals of law governing domestic relationships; children in industry; dependent, defective and delinquent children.

(B) Fundamentals of law governing relationships of landlord and tenant; employer and employee. Public institutions for relief of

indigent; miscellaneous laws of importance in social work. *188. Problems of Housing in Relation to Public Welfare. (3) I. *Not to be given in 1926-27.

*189. Immigration. (3) I. M W F, 9.

Prerequisite: Economics 180 and 150 or 151.

History of immigration to the United States; legal and administrative problems of regulation and control; racial aspects; economic questions with regard to labor supply, wages and trade unionism. 199A-199в. Special Undergraduate Study for Honor Students. (1 or 2 units per half-year) Yr. The STAFF (Professor PEIXOTTO in charge) Designed primarily for seniors on the Honor Lists of the Colleges of Letters and Science and of Commerce.

GROUP D-COMMERCE. COURSES

The following courses are open only to students registered in the College of Commerce and to graduate students who have had the necessary preliminary preparation. Prerequisite: Economics 1A-1в and junior standing.

Business Organization and Management

121A-121B. Business Organization and Management.

(3-3) Yr.

Dr. ROBINSON

Tu Th, 11, and two laboratory sections weekly. 122A-122B. Business Investigations and Analysis. (3-3) Yr.

Dr. ROBINSON

W, 7-8:30, and two laboratory conferences weekly. Limited to twenty students selected by the instructor on the basis of previous work.

125. Advertising. (2) II. Tu Th, 2.

126. Merchandising (3) I.

Professor BROWN

Assistant Professor GRETHER

Lectures, Tu Th, 10, and one section meeting weekly.

Prerequisite: Economics 123 or Agricultural Economics 101A. Analysis of the marketing and merchandising problems of the manufacturer; some aspects of retail merchandising, with special emphasis upon purchasing, aggressive sales, and advertising policies. *127. Sales Management. (3) I. M W F, 3. Dr. ROBINSON

Prerequisite: course 121A-121B.

128. Market Analysis. (2) II. Th, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Assistant Professor GRETHER

Prerequisite: Economics 123 or Agricultural Economics 101A.
Limited to twenty students selected by the instructor on the basis
About one-

of previous work. Lectures, discussions and field work.
half of the course will consist of round-table discussions of the results
of investigations carried on by members of the class.

Finance

134. Investments. (2) II. Tu Th, 3.

136. Foreign Exchange. (3) Either half-year.

Professor HATFIELD

Professor CROSS

I, M W F, 9; 11, M W F, 10. Prerequisite: course 135. 137. Advanced Money and Banking. (3) I. M W F, 10. Prerequisite: courses 135 and 136.

Professor CROSS

*Not to be given 1926-27.

Insurance

NOTE. Students who wish to prepare themselves for actuarial work should confer with the instructor concerning the best choice of mathematical

courses.

145. Property Insurance. (3) II. M W F, 9.

Associate Professor MowBRAY

Course 143 is prerequisite to course 145. See also course 144 in Group B.

147. Special Problems in Insurance. (3) II. Tu Th S, 9. Associate Professor MoWBRAY Detailed discussion of the problems and practices of the more important lines of insurance in the group known as casualty insurance. Prerequisite: course 143 and the consent of the instructor.

Accounting

Courses 14A-14в and 160A-160в are prerequisite to all advanced courses in accounting.

160A-160в. Advanced Accounting. (3-3) Yr. Tu Th, 8, and a third hour. Beginning either half-year. Associate Professor STAEHLING

160в will also be offered during the first half-year, Tu Th, 10, and a third hour.

Intensive study of the advanced theory of accounts and its application. Selected problems and reading on the various phases of accounting procedure.

161. Cost Accounting. (2) II.

W, 7:30-9:30 p.m. 1 laboratory period to be arranged.

162. Auditing. (2) I.

Mr. FORBES

Mr. FORBES

*163. Accounting Systems.

(2) II.

W, 7:30-9:30 p.m. 1 laboratory period to be arranged.
Tu Th, 10.

Mr. FORBES

Associate Professor STAEHLING *164A-164B. Public Utility Accounts. (1-1) Yr. Th, 8. Mr. FORBES 165A-165B. Governmental Accounts. (1-1) Yr. Th, 8. 166A-166в. Analysis of Business Statements. (3-3) Yr. M W F, 10. Associate Professor STAEHLING The consent of the instructor must be obtained before enrollment in 166B.

*169A-169B. Income Tax Procedure. (3-3) Yr.

M W F, 9.

Not to be given in 1926-27.

Associate Professor STAEHLING

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Analysis of trade conditions in Latin America with particular reference to the problems of competition from European countries, especially Great Britain and Germany, in that market.

196. Foreign Sales Practice and Document Technique. (3) II.

Tu Th S, 8. Prerequisite: course 195.

197A-197в. Export Problems. (3-3) Yr.

Tu, 7:30-9:30 p.m., and a third hour.

Dr. GRADY

Dr. GRADY

Concrete problems connected with the foreign markets for California products. Close coöperation with the Trade Development Department of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce is planned. Limited to seniors whose major is foreign trade.

*198. Trade of Europe. (2) I. Tu Th, 10.

Dr. GRADY

GRADUATE COURSES

Concerning conditions for admission to graduate courses see page 3 of this announcement.

Conference in Economics.-The graduate students and faculty of the department will meet from time to time at the call of Associate Professor Silberling (Chairman for 1926-27) to discuss the finished results of research prepared by the candidates for higher degrees. No credit in units is given for this course, and students will not register for it.

200A-200B. Seminar in the History of Economic Thought. (2-2) Yr. W, 3-5. Professor PLEHN

Discussion of the works considered in course 201A-201в. Open only to students who have taken or are taking 201A-201в.

201A-201в. History of Economic Thought. (2-2) Yr. Professor PLEHN Tu Th, 10.

Lectures on famous economists, their environment and works. See also 200A-200B.

* Not to be given in 1926-27.

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