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Economics Summer Courses

ECON 1100 L11 - Basic Macroeconomics
Session I, May 28-June 27, 2019
Lincoln Center: TWTh, 6-9 p.m.

Investment, GDP, interest rates, the budget deficit, inflation, unemployment, banking, monetary and fiscal policies, and exchange rates appear frequently in the media but are often little understood. Macroeconomics studies these aggregates and their inter-connection and looks as well at the influence of the Federal Reserve and the government.

CRN: 10120
Instructor: TBA
3 credits


ECON 1100 R21 - Basic Macroeconomics
Session II, July 2-August 6, 2019
Rose Hill: TWTh, 9 a.m.-Noon

Investment, GDP, interest rates, the budget deficit, inflation, unemployment, banking, monetary and fiscal policies, and exchange rates appear frequently in the media but are often little understood. Macroeconomics studies these aggregates and their inter-connection and looks as well at the influence of the Federal Reserve and the government.

CRN: 10122
Instructor: Kintanar
3 credits


ECON 1100 PW1 - Basic Macroeconomics
Session III, May 28-August 6, 2019
Online:

Investment, GDP, interest rates, the budget deficit, inflation, unemployment, banking, monetary and fiscal policies, and exchange rates appear frequently in the media but are often little understood. Macroeconomics studies these aggregates and their inter-connection and looks as well at the influence of the Federal Reserve and the government.

CRN: 10121
Instructor: Anderson
3 credits


ECON 1200 R11 - Basic Microeconomics
Session I, May 28-June 27, 2019
Rose Hill: TWTh, 9 a.m.-Noon

Microeconomics focuses on the decisions and interaction of consumers and businesses, resulting in an understanding of the process by which prices and quantities are determined in a market setting. Forms of industrial organization such as competition, monopoly, and oligopoly are explored. Also studied are the markets for labor and other factors of production.

CRN: 10125
Instructor: Tassier
3 credits


ECON 1200 L21 - Basic Microeconomics
Session II, July 2-August 6, 2019
Lincoln Center: TWTh, 6-9 p.m.

Microeconomics focuses on the decisions and interaction of consumers and businesses, resulting in an understanding of the process by which prices and quantities are determined in a market setting. Forms of industrial organization such as competition, monopoly, and oligopoly are explored. Also studied are the markets for labor and other factors of production.

CRN: 10123
Instructor: Metzger
3 credits


ECON 1200 PW1 - Basic Microeconomics
Session III, May 28-August 6, 2019
Online

Microeconomics focuses on the decisions and interaction of consumers and businesses, resulting in an understanding of the process by which prices and quantities are determined in a market setting. Forms of industrial organization such as competition, monopoly, and oligopoly are explored. Also studied are the markets for labor and other factors of production.

CRN: 10124
Instructor: Del Giacco
3 credits


ECON 2140 R11 - Statistics I
Session I, May 28-June 27, 2019
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 6-9 p.m.

The primary objective of this course is to develop an understanding of elementary statistical theories and concepts. This course has a prerequisite of one semester of Calculus and/or Finite Mathematics. The examples used throughout the lectures will be geared toward economic and business thinking.

CRN: 10127
Instructor: Themeli
4 credits


ECON 2140 PW1 - Statistics I
Session III, May 28-August 6, 2019
Online

The primary objective of this course is to develop an understanding of elementary statistical theories and concepts. This course has a prerequisite of one semester of Calculus and/or Finite Mathematics. The examples used throughout the lectures will be geared toward economic and business thinking.

CRN: 10126
Instructor: Migliaccio
4 credits


ECON 2142 L21 - Statistical Decision Making
Session II, July 2-August 6, 2019
Lincoln Center: MTWTh, 6-9 p.m.

This computer-assisted course develops the student's ability to collect data, postulate a hypothesis or a model, select the appropriate statistical technique, analyze the data using statistical software, draw correct statistical inferences, and clearly summarize the findings. Specific topics include chi-squares, analysis of variance, simple and multiple regression and correlation models, time series analysis, and quality control. (Prereq: Statistics I)

CRN: 10129
Instructor: Vali
4 credits


ECON 2142 PW1 - Statistical Decision Making
Session III, May 28-August 6, 2019
Online

This computer-assisted course develops the student's ability to collect data, postulate a hypothesis or a model, select the appropriate statistical technique, analyze the data using statistical software, draw correct statistical inferences, and clearly summarize the findings. Specific topics include chi-squares, analysis of variance, simple and multiple regression and correlation models, time series analysis, and quality control. (Prereq: Statistics I)

CRN: 10131
Instructor: Burke
4 credits


ECON 3215 R11 - Bronx Urban Economic Development
Session I, May 28-June 27, 2019
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 1-4 p.m.

This course will use economics, urban studies, and social service policy to examine economic, political, and social issues that impact the local Bronx community. Topics covered will include budgetary policy, education policy, community development and investment and university/neighborhood relations, among others. Fulfills the Interdisciplinary Capstone requirement in Fordham's core curriculum.

CRN: 10134
Instructor: Combs
4 credits


ECON 3248 R21 - Migration and Development: A Social Justice Perspective
Session II, July 2-August 6, 2019
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 6-9 p.m.

Migrations continue to reshape global economy, especially large cities. The human rights of conflict and climate refugees is a major challenge for U.N. countries. Global inequality is now determined mainly by where you are born. This course reviews theory and evidence on the impact of immigration on sending and receiving countries. Why do some regions welcome immigrants (e.g., New York City and California) while others spend large sums to stop migration. Who gains and who loses from immigration? is there a fair and humanitarian approach to immigration that promotes development in sending and receiving countries while minimizing the social and political cost of human mobility.

CRN: 10135
Instructor: McLeod
4 credits


ECON 3256 R11 - Comparative Economic Systems
Session I, May 28-June 27, 2019
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 1-4 p.m.

Survey of the salient features of alternative economic systems; the mixed economies of the Western world and Japan; the reforms in the former Soviet, Eastern European, and Chinese economies; and problems of measuring economic performance. Fulfills the Globalism requirement in Fordham's core curriculum.

CRN: 10137
Instructor: Santangelo
4 credits


ECON 3453 R21 - Law and Economics
Session II, July 2-August 6, 2019
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 1-4 p.m.

Economic analysis of law is one of the fastest growing and most influential areas of both economic and legal scholarship. This course is of value to both the general economist and students planning to attend law school. This course applies microeconomic analysis to traditional areas of legal study, such as contract, property, tort and criminal law. The approach applies the 'rational choice' framework used in economics to analyze the purpose, effect, and genesis of laws. Attention is paid to the effect of legal structures on economic efficiency.  Fulfills the Advanced Social Science requirement in Fordham's core curriculum.

CRN: 10138
Instructor: Themeli
4 credits


ECON 3666 R11 - Economics at the Movies
Session I, May 28-June 27, 2019
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 9 a.m.-Noon

Films allow us to be transported to locations and times far, far away, in the name of entertainment. Sometimes those films inadvertently can teach us something about our economic system. This course will utilize film to illustrate the concepts that students encounter in economics. (Prereq: ECON 1200)

CRN: 10139
Instructor: Santangelo
4 credits


ECON 3743 L11 - Stocks, Bonds, Options, and Futures
Session I, May 28-June 27, 2019
Lincoln Center: MTWTh, 6-9 p.m.

This course examines the working of the primary and secondary markets, investment banking, brokers and dealers, the New York and American Stock Exchanges, the NASDAQ, and the options and futures markets. Fundamental and technical analysis are also covered. (Prereq: Macroeconomics)

CRN: 10140
Instructor: Vali
4 credits


ECON 3850 R11 - Environmental Economics
Session I, May 28-June 27, 2019
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 6-9 p.m.

Good economic analysis underlies many successful environmental policies, from reducing air and water pollution to the Montreal Accord limiting ozone depleting gases. However, the environmental challenges of global warming, biodiversity and sustainable development are increasingly global as well as politically and economically complex. This course reviews the key economic ideas underlying past successes and explores potential solutions for sustaining economic growth with environmental preservation in rich and poor countries alike.

CRN: 10141
Instructor: Kintanar
4 credits


ECON 5006 R11 - Programming for Economics and Finance
Session I, May 28-June 27, 2019
Rose Hill: MW, 6-9 p.m.

Graduate course. This course introduces the student to various computer programs and their applications in economics and in finance. The course begins with a general review of programming skills using MATLAB. It then presents other statistical and econometric packages such as SAS and STATA. The course concludes with a review of the LATEK program. Open to seniors with a G.P.A. of 3.0 or better. Please consult your advisor.

CRN:
Instructor: Rengifo
3 credits


ECON 5020 R21 - African Economic Development
Session II, July 2-August 6, 2019
Rose Hill: TTh, 6-9 p.m.

Graduate course. The key objective of this course is to develop an understanding of the economic development problems of Africa, the trade patterns and financial relationships of Africa to the rest of the world. With examples, application, and country case studies, the course covers major development challenges and the possible solutions, the growing influence of African economics in industrialized and developing countries as well as future prospects. Open to seniors with a G.P.A. of 3.0 or better. Please consult your advisor.

CRN:
Instructor: Themeli
3 credits


ECON 5032 TBA - Economics of Transfer Pricing
Session TBA,
TBA:

Graduate course. The reorganization of corporations into large multinational units with diverse operations has given renewed interest in the issue of transfer pricing of goods and services as they move between corporate units. Transfer pricing gives rise to a host of taxation and economic issues. In this course, we focus on economics models for transfer pricing using agency theory and game theory and discuss Hirshleifer's theories of corporate organization. We then discuss a variety of tax issues that arise under different pricing schemes and work through case studies to provide a well-rounded perspective of how theory relates to practice. Open to seniors with a 3.0 GPA or better with permission of professor, program director, and class dean and have completed ECON 3118.

CRN:
Instructor: TBA
3 credits


ECON 5040 R11 - Strategic Financial Management
Session I, May 28-June 27, 2019
Rose Hill: TTh, 6-9 p.m.

Graduate course. The key objective of this course is to develop an understanding of the economic development problems of Africa, the trade patterns and financial relationships of Africa to the rest of the world. With examples, application, and country case studies, the course covers major development challenges and the possible solutions, the growing influence of African economics in industrialized and developing countries as well as future prospects. Open to seniors with a G.P.A. of 3.0 or better. Please consult your advisor.

CRN:
Instructor: Rengifo
3 credits


ECON 5415 R11 - Gender and Economic Development
Session I, May 28-June 27, 2019
Rose Hill: MW, 6-9 p.m.

Graduate course. The course draws on material from economics and other social sciences to analyze the social and economic nature of gender and economic development in a cross-cultural perspective. The class will be run as a discussion-based seminar. Open to seniors with a G.P.A. of 3.0 or better. Please consult your advisor.

CRN:
Instructor: Combs
3 credits


ECON 5540 R21 - Emerging Markets
Session II, July 2-August 6, 2019
Rose Hill: MW, 6-9 p.m.

Graduate course. An introduction to the basic questions facing an investor evaluating firm policy. The course covers debt/equity choice, dividend policy, and principle/agent problems within the firm. The value of the firm under different financial and managerial structures. Current research is surveyed to determine how investors interpret various financial arrangements such as dividend policy, taxes, and stock offerings. Specific attention will be paid to information and incentives of each party in a financial contract in the context of structuring the firm and running the firm efficiently. Open to seniors with a G.P.A. of 3.0 or better. Please consult your advisor.

CRN:
Instructor: Schwalbenberg
3 credits


ECON 5740 R11 - GIS Mapping in Stata and R
Session I, May 28-June 27, 2019
Rose Hill: TTh, 6-9 p.m.

Graduate course. This course studies the mapping of long data sets into geographical information systems (GIS) by programming SATA and R. Open to seniors with a G.P.A. of 3.0 or better. Please consult your advisor.

CRN:
Instructor: McLeod
3 credits