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Summer 2012
Apr 19, 2014
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ECON 820 - Money and Banking
A survey of the development of money and credit, monetary theories, monetary systems, and an examination of the relationship between monetary policy and economic welfare. Prerequisite:12.610 Economic Analysis or equivalent.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

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ECON 840 - Public Finance
This course applies basic economic theory to the question of the economically defensible scope of public sector activity. Also examined is the theory of public choice and the theory of public expenditure. Specific topics are then addressed using the principles obtained from the theory. Such topics include social security, income maintenance programs, regulation, food stamps and health care. Prerequisites: 12.610 Economic Analysis, or 12.101 Principles of Macroeconomics and 12.102 Principles of Microeconomics.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

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ECON 923 - The Economics of Organizational Design
An examination of the optimal means of coordinating relationships between buyer and seller; between employer and employee; and between the firm and lenders of capital and providers of intermediate product. The three principal forms of organization ¿ the price system, relational contracts, and ownership ¿ are examined and contrasted. Study focuses on the theory of transactioncost economics and rudimentary game theory. Topics include the principal-agent problem,the make or buy decision, adverse selection, corporate culture, and the tension between self-interest and cooperation (formerly 12.962). Prerequisites: All MBA foundation courses or the equivalent.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

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ECON 961 - Macroeconomics for Managers
Development and application of macroeconomic concepts relevant to managerial decisionmaking. Topics covered include analysis of GDP theory of employment, income and growth, and role of money. Forecasting models and techniques are developed. Prerequisites: 12.610 Economic Analysis, or 12.101 Principles of Macroeconomics and 12.102 Principles of Microeconomics.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

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ECON 962 - The Economics of Organizational Design
An examination of the optimal means of coordinating relationships between buyer and seller; between employer and employee; and between the firm and lenders of capital and providers of intermediate product. The three principal forms of organization - the price system, relational contracts, and ownership - are examined and contrasted. Study focuses on the theory of transactioncost economics and rudimentary game theory. Topics include the principal-agent problem,the make or buy decision, adverse selection, corporate culture, and the tension between self-interest and cooperation (formerly 12.962). Prerequisites: All MBA foundation courses or the equivalent.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

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ECON 990 - Independent Stdy-Business/Econ
Under the direction of a faculty member, the student will pursue reading and research on a selected topic in business or economics. Prerequisite: Permission of the advisor and instructor.
1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study

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