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Economics Summer Courses

ECON 1100 L11 - Basic Macroeconomics
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
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: 11266
Instructor: Van Eyden
3 credits


ECON 1100 R21 - Basic Macroeconomics
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
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: 11263
Instructor: Kintanar
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.

CRN: 11410
Instructor: Anderson
3 credits


ECON 1200 R11 - Basic Microeconomics
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
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: 11267
Instructor: Tassier
3 credits


ECON 1200 L21 - Basic Microeconomics
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
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: 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.

CRN: 11411
Instructor: Del Giacco
3 credits


ECON 2140 R11 - Statistics I
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
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: 11270
Instructor: Themeli
4 credits

 


ECON 2140 L21 - Statistics I
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Lincoln Center: MTWTh, 9 a.m. - Noon

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: 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.

CRN: 11412
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)

CRN: 11413
Instructor: Burke
4 credits


ECON 3215 R11 - Bronx Urban Economic Development
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
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: 11272
Instructor: Combs
4 credits


ECON 3248 R21 - Migration and Development: A Social Justice Perspective
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Rose Hill: 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.

CRN: 11255
Instructor: Mcleod
4 credits


ECON 3256 R11 - Comparative Economic Systems
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
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 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.

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: 11257
Instructor: Themeli
4 credits


ECON 3666 R11 - Economics at the Movies
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
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.

CRN: 11275
Instructor: Santangelo
4 credits


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

CRN: 11414
Instructor: Sun
4 credits