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Graduate Economics

2013 Fall Term

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2 Units

STATISTICS FOUNDATIONS

Economics 703

Introduction to descriptive statistics and basic statistical methods as applied to scientific problem solving and decision making. Topics covered include: Descriptive statistics, elementary probability theory, theoretical distributions, inferences about a single population (sampling distributions, estimation, tests of hypothesis), and regression analysis.


2 Units

ECONOMICS FOUNDATIONS

Economics 704

A study of micro and macro economic tools of analysis. The functioning of a market economy in product and factor markets under alternative market structures. National income, fiscal policy, and the role of the money supply.


2 Units

BUSINESS CONDITIONS ANALYSIS

Economics 736

A study of the macroeconomic structure and operations of the economic system. Analysis of fluctuations in national income, output, employment, prices and exchange rates and the implication of such changes for business decisions. Evaluation of the influence of monetary policy, fiscal policies, and other macroeconomic events on economic activity. Assessment of the various approaches and methodologies available for forecasting business conditions.


2 Units

MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS

Economics 737

Applications of microeconomic theory to problems of formulating managerial decisions. Emphasis on economics as a science that facilitates decision making. Topics considered include optimization techniques, risk analysis and estimation of demand and costs of production, market structures and pricing practice, and antitrust economics. Integrates theory and practice.


3 Units

ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS

Economics 758

A study of international trade and finance issues; multinational enterprises, international investments, currency problems, and balance of payments issues. Analyzes the structure and scope of world trade and international financial markets in developed and developing countries.


1-6 Units

INDIVIDUAL STUDIES

Economics 798

Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member.

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