This course develops methods for solving business and administrative problems. The course provides a link between economic theory and practice by showing—through examples, case studies, and discussion—how economic analysis can be usefully applied to managerial decision making. The topics to be covered include risk analysis, econometric studies of demand, costs and productivity, the design of optimal pricing schemes, strategic thinking, and global business issues.
ECON 100 or MGMT 200
Open to graduate students only.