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Specializations



It is recommended, though not required, that students use at least four of their electives to concentrate within a certain specialization. Specializations offered at Fordham include: Global Environmental & Resource Economics, International Banking and Finance, International Development Studies, International and Development Economics, and Internatiional Political Analysis (Comparative and International Politics). A sample of courses according to specialization is listed below. Some specializations have a recommended course of study and you may wish to visit that link. 

GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL & RESOURCE ECONOMICS (New SPECIALIZATION!)

Required for Specialization
ECON Environmental & Resource Economics (new course to be offered Fall 2014)
ECON 6460 Agriculture and Development
One Development Economics Course
     ECON 5015 Economic Development Policy 
     ECON 5450 Crisis, Adjustment and Poverty
     ECON 6440 Community Economic Development
One International Economics Core Course
     ECON 5510 International Economic Policy
     ECON 5515 International Monetary Policy 
ECON 6910 Applied Econometrics 

An additional three Economics Electives from the following:

ECON 5015 Economic Development Policy
ECON 5260 Epidemics and Development
ECON 5415 Gender and Development
ECON 5450 Crisis, Adjustment and Poverty 
ECON 5510 International Economic Policy
ECON 5515 International Monetary Policy
ECON 5540 Emerging Markets 
ECON 5541 Emerging Markets: South Africa
ECON 5551 Domestic & International Banking
ECON 6440 Community Economic Development
ECON 6470 Economic Growth & Development
ECON 6510 International Trade
ECON 6560 International Finance


INTERNATIONAL BANKING & FINANCE
(For more details visit recommended course of studies.)

Required for Specialization
IPED 6740 Project Accounting (only for those lacking any accounting background)
ECON 5550 Financial Analysis
ECON 5551 Domestic & International Banking
ECON 5570 Global Financial Markets

Other Recommended Courses:
CSGA 6950 Algorithms & Data Analysis
ECON 5040 Strategic Financial Management
ECON 5450 Crisis, Adjustment and Poverty
ECON 5540 Emerging Markets
ECON 6560 International Finance
ECON 6950 Financial Econometrics 
POSC 6520 International Business & Government
POSC 6991 Political Risk Analysis

 

INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT STUDIES
(For more details visit recommended course of studies.

Overview Core Courses 
ECON 5015 Economic Development Policy (or ECGA 5450 Crisis, Adjustment and Poverty)
POSC 6530 Political Economy of Development

Project Management Courses 
IPED 6740 Project Accounting 
IPED 6750 Project Management 
IPED 6760 Project Proposal Development 
IPED 5771 Project Monitoring & Evaluation: Philippines

Programming Areas
(gender, health, community banking, health & education, agriculture, emergencies & peace building)
ECON 5415 Gender and Development
ECON 5260 Epidemics and Development
ECON 6440 Community Economic Development
ECON 6460 Agriculture and Development 
POSC 5560 Conflict Resolution  
 


INTERNATIONAL & DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS
(For more details visit recommended course of studies.)

Strongly Recommended for Specialization
ECON 5015 Economic Development Policy
ECON 5520 International Economic Policy
ECON 5515 International Monetary Policy 
ECON 6910 Applied Econometrics 

Other Recommended Electives

ECON 5260 Epidemics and Development
ECON 5415 Gender and Development
ECON 5450 Crisis, Adjustment and Poverty
ECON 5540 Emerging Markets 
ECON 5541 Emerging Markets: South Africa
ECON 5551 Domestic & International Banking
ECON 6440 Community Economic Development
ECON 6460 Agriculture and Development
ECON 6470 Economic Growth & Development
ECON 6510 International Trade
ECON 6560 International Finance
 


INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ANALYSIS (Comparative and International Politics)

POSC 5560 Conflict Resolution
POSC 5500 Comparative Political Analysis
POSC 5600 Analysis of International Politics
POSC 6520 International Business & Government
POSC 6530 Political Economy of Development 
POSC 6552 Political Economy of the Middle East
POSC 6640 Politics of Global Economic Relations
POSC 6991 Political Risk Analysis

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