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Economics Summer Courses

ECON 1100 L11 - Basic Macroeconomics
Cancelled


ECON 1100 R21 - Basic Macroeconomics
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Rose Hill: TWTh, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Can be converted to online if face to face classes are suspended.

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. Fulfills the Social Science requirement in Fordham's core curriculum.

CRN: 11263
Instructor: Kintanar
3 credits


ECON 1100 R22 - Basic Macroeconomics
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Online: TWTh, 9 a.m. - 12 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. Fulfills the Social Science requirement in Fordham's core curriculum.

CRN: 12217
Instructor: TBA
3 credits


ECON 1100 PW1 - Basic Macroeconomics
Session III, May 26 - August 4, 2020
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. Fulfills the Social Science requirement in Fordham's core curriculum.

Closed
Instructor: Anderson
3 credits


ECON 1200 R11 - Basic Microeconomics
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Online: TWTh, 9 a.m. - 12 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. Fulfills the Social Science requirement in Fordham's core curriculum. ECON 1200 R11 syllabus.

CRN: 11267
Instructor: Tassier
3 credits


ECON 1200 L21 - Basic Microeconomics
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Lincoln Center: TWTh, 6 - 9 p.m.
Can be converted to online if face to face classes are suspended.

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. Fulfills the Social Science requirement in Fordham's core curriculum. ECON 1200 L21 syllabus.

CRN: 11249
Instructor: Wall
3 credits


ECON 1200 PW1 - Basic Microeconomics
Session III, May 26 - August 4, 2020
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. Fulfills the Social Science requirement in Fordham's core curriculum.

Closed
Instructor: Del Giacco
3 credits


ECON 2140 R11 - Statistics I
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Online: 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. ECON 2140 R11 syllabus.

Closed
Instructor: Themeli
4 credits


ECON 2140 L21 - Statistics I
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Online: MTWTh, 9 a.m. - 12 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. ECON 2140 L21 syllabus.

CRN: 11251
Instructor: Lobo
4 credits


ECON 2140 PW1 - Statistics I
Session III, May 26 - August 4, 2020
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.

Closed
Instructor: Migliaccio
4 credits


ECON 2142 L21 - Statistical Decision Making
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
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: 11253
Instructor: Vali
4 credits


ECON 2142 PW1 - Statistical Decision Making
Session III, May 26 - August 4, 2020
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)

Closed
Instructor: Burke
4 credits


ECON 3215 R11 - Bronx Urban Economic Development
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Online: 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 and Social Science requirements in Fordham's core curriculum.

Closed
Instructor: Combs
4 credits


ECON 3248 R21 - Migration and Development: A Social Justice Perspective
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Online: MTWTh, 6 - 9 p.m.

Migrations continue to reshape the 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. Fulfills the Advanced Social Science requirement in Fordham's core curriculum.

CRN: 11255
Instructor: McLeod
4 credits


ECON 3256 R11 - Comparative Economic Systems
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Online: 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 Global Studies requirement in Fordham's core curriculum.

CRN: 11274
Instructor: Santangelo
4 credits


ECON 3453 R21 - Law and Economics
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 1 - 4 p.m.
Can be converted to online if face to face classes are suspended.

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. (Prereq: Microeconomics and Macroecomomics) ECON 3453 R21 syllabus.

CRN: 11257
Instructor: Themeli
4 credits


ECON 3666 R11 - Economics at the Movies
Cancelled


ECON 3743 L11 - Stocks, Bonds, Options, Futures
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Online: 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). ECON 3743 L11 syllabus.

CRN: 11277
Instructor: Vali
4 credits


ECON 3971 PW1 - Urban Economics
Session III, May 26 - August 4, 2020
Online

Urban Economics is the study of location choices by firms and households. the technological changes and economic factors driving the process of urbanization, and the shift from a "downtown"-centered city to the suburbanized metropolises prevalent in the U.S. today is the central focus of the course. Throughout the course, New York City's history and current situation are used as an example of the economic forces operating in cities. Fulfills the Advanced Social Science requirement in Fordham's core curriculum.

Closed
Instructor: Sun
4 credits


ECON 5006 R11 - Programming Economics and Finance
Session IMay 26 - June 25, 2020
Online: 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. ECON 5006 R11 syllabus.

CRN: 11280
Instructor: Rengifo Minaya
3 credits


ECON 5020 R21 - African Economic Development
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Rose Hill - TTh, 6 - 9 p.m.
Can be converted to online if face to face classes are suspended.

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. ECON 5020 R21 syllabus.

CRN: 11259
Instructor: Themeli
3 credits


ECON 5040 R11 - Strategic Financial Management
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Online: 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. ECON 5040 R1 syllabus.

CRN: 11282
Instructor: Rengifo Minaya
3 credits


ECON 5415 R11 - Gender and Economic Development
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Online: 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: 11287
Instructor: Combs
3 credits


ECON 5540 R21 - Emerging Markets
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Rose Hill - MW, 6 - 9 p.m.
Can be converted to online if face to face classes are suspended.

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: 11261
Instructor: Schwalbenberg
3 credits


ECON 5771 R11 - Project Assessment
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Rose Hill - TBA

Graduate course. This course uses the logical framework analysis frequently mandated by USAID to design a result-based system to monitor and evaluate small community development projects. Qualitative and quantitative methods, such as randomization, propensity score matching, and double-difference are reviewed.

CRN: 11288
Instructor: Schwalbenberg
3 credits


IPED 8080 R21 - IPED Internship
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Rose Hill - TBA

CRN: 11569
Instructor: Schwalbenberg
3 credits


IPED 8085 R21 - IPED Internship
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Rose Hill - TBA

CRN: 11570
Instructor: Schwalbenberg
.5 credits


IPED 8090 R21 - IPED Fellow
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Rose Hill - TBA

CRN: 11571
Instructor: Schwalbenberg
0 credits