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BUEC 503 - Economic Foundations


Course Career Graduate
Units 3
Approved Hours 3-0-0
Fee index 6
Faculty Business
Department Marketing, Business Econ & Law
Typically Offered either term

Description
This course focuses on economic decision making at the level of the firm and consumer, utilizing demand and supply analysis to help understand a variety of economic and managerial issues. Formal models of managerial economic problems will be developed and used for purposes of analysis. The course will also deal with public economics, regulatory economics and introduce issues of information economics and strategic behavior. The theory of public choice and public goods will be used to analyze a variety of public economic issues. The course will also cover macroeconomic issues including: measuring macroeconomic variables, sources of economic growth, business cycles, interest rates, exchange rates, government debt, and other topics. Credit will not be given for both BUEC 502 and 503.