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ECO 616 Macroeconomics and Business Planning

Course Description: An in-depth analysis of the macroeconomics topics introduced in MBA 626 or MBA 644. Emphasizes the evaluation of macroeconomic forces in corporate planning. Topics include investment theories, business cycles, national income accounting, and flow of funds analysis.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MBA 626 Minimum Grade of B or MBA 644 Minimum Grade of B

ECO 622 International Economics

Course Description: Examines the theory of international trade and international monetary economics. Emphasizes the applications of these theories to public policy issues, particularly to corporate planning. Topics include gains from trade, comparative advantages, tariffs and other trade interventions, balance of payments, models of adjustment, flexible vs fixed exchange rates, and the role of institutions such as GATT, the IMF, the World Bank, the Eurodollar market and the role of central banks.

3 credits

Prerequisites

Pre-requisite for ECO 622 ( Course : MBA 644 . Minimum Grade of C. )

ECO 622 International Economics

Course Description: Examines the theory of international trade and international monetary economics. Emphasizes the applications of these theories to public policy issues, particularly to corporate planning. Topics include gains from trade, comparative advantages, tariffs and other trade interventions, balance of payments, models of adjustment, flexible vs fixed exchange rates, and the role of institutions such as GATT, the IMF, the World Bank, the Eurodollar market and the role of central banks.

3 credits

Prerequisites

Pre-requisite for ECO 622 ( Course : MBA 644 . Minimum Grade of C. )

ECO 630 Game Theory for Business Decisions

Course Description: Introduces the student to the principles of game theory and its application to business and economic situations in interactive settings. Concepts will be demonstrated through the use of business case studies and interactive experiments.

Course Rotation: NYC:Fall

3 credits

Prerequisites

MBA 644 Minimum Grade of C and MBA 672 Minimum Grade of C

ECO 646 International Risk Analysis

Course Description: Focuses on the macroeconomic and microeconomic methods and techniques that are used by corporate managers and investment analysts for tracking global market trends, and for assessing the economic, financial and political risks involved in these markets. Utilizes economic data on global markets to analyze market trends and risks. Evaluates the investment, and hedging strategies available to corporate managers. Makes extensive use of material on the role played by the major international rating agencies, including Moodys and Standard and Poors, and international economic agencies, such as the IMF and World Bank.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MBA 626 Minimum Grade of C or MBA 644 Minimum Grade of C

ECO 653 Empirical Methods for Business Economic Analysis

Revised Course Description: Familiarizes students with applied financial econometrics, with emphasis on empirical analysis of economic and financial data using statistical software packages. Teaches to pursue applied data projects. Methods covered include: simple and multiple linear regression models, regression with time series variables, volatility models, Granger causality, vector auto regressions, forecasting, panel data analysis.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MBA 632 Minimum Grade of C or MBA 648 Minimum Grade of C

ECO 694 Research Project

Prerequisite: This course will meet on the first night only and by appointment thereafter.

Course Description: The student prepares a research document that includes the following: definition of a business problem, appropriate information and data, analysis and evaluation of the data, presentation of findings, conclusions and recommendations.

3 credits

Prerequisites

ECO 656 Minimum Grade of C

ECO 694Q Research Project

Prerequisite: Advanced Standing and Departmental Approval Required. This course will meet on the first night only and by appointment thereafter.

Course Description: The student prepares a research document which includes the following: definition of a business problem, appropriate information and data, analysis and evaluation of the data, presentation of findings, conclusions, and recommendations.

3 credits