Economics Summer Courses

ECON 1100 L11 Basic Macroeconomics
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
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:
Instructor: Van Heerden
3 credits


ECON 1100 R21 Basic Macroeconomics
Session II, July 5-August 6, 2018
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:
Instructor: Kintanar
3 credits


ECON 1100 PW1 Basic Macroeconomics
Session III, May 29-August 6, 2018
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:
Instructor: Anderson
3 credits


ECON 1200 R11 Basic Microeconomics
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
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:
Instructor: Tassier
3 credits


ECON 1200 L21 Basic Microeconomics
Session II, July 5-August 6, 2018
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:
Instructor: Metzger
3 credits


ECON 1200 PW1 Basic Microeconomics
Session III, May 29-August 6, 2018
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:
Instructor: Del Giacco
3 credits


ECON 2140 R11 Statistics I
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
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:
Instructor: Themeli
4 credits


ECON 2140 PW1 Statistics I
Session III, May 29-August 6, 2018
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:
Instructor: Migliaccio
4 credits


ECON 2142 L21 Statistical Decision Making
Session II, July 5-August 6, 2018
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:
Instructor: Vali
4 credits


ECON 2142 PW1 Statistical Decision Making
Session III, May 29-August 6, 2018
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:
Instructor: Burke
4 credits


ECON 3215 R11 Bronx Urban Economic Development
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
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 other. Fulfills the ICC requirement in Fordham's core curriculum.

CRN:
Instructor: Combs
4 credits


ECON 3256 R11 Comparative Economic Systems
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
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:
Instructor: Santangelo
4 credits


ECON 3453 R21 Law and Economics
Session II, July 5-August 6, 2018
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:
Instructor: Themeli
4 credits


ECON 3666 R11 Economics at the Movies
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
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:
Instructor: Santangelo
4 credits


ECON 3743 L11 Stocks, Bonds, Options, and Futures
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
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:
Instructor: Vali
4 credits


ECON 5006 R11 Programming for Economics and Finance
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
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 5-August 6, 2018
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 5040 R11 Strategic Financial Management
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
Rose Hill: TTh, 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: Rengifo
3 credits


ECON 5415 R11 Gender and Economic Development
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
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 5-August 6, 2018
Rose Hill: MW, 6-9 p.m.

Graduate course. Analyzes emerging financial markets in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Students must prepare a study regarding one country's macroeconomic performance, foreign exchange market and stock market. Complements POSC 6911, Political Risk Analysis. Open to seniors with a G.P.A. of 3.0 or better. Please consult your advisor.

CRN:
Instructor: Schwalbenberg
3 credits


ECON 5771 R11 Project Assessment: Philippines
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
Rose Hill: TBA

Graduate course. Uses the logical framework analysis frequently mandated by USAID to design a results-based system to monitor and evaluate small community development projects. Graduate students only.

CRN:
Instructor: Schwalbenberg/Themeli/Odra
3 credits


ECON 5808 R11 Migration and Microfinance
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
Rose Hill: MW, 6-9 p.m.

Graduate course. Migration, access to credit (microfinance) and remittances can create employment and education opportunities for poor families, particularly women. Interdisciplinary case studies from Mexico, the DR, the Bronx, Amsterdam, Nigeria, China, Bangladesh, and India show how race, class, and gender affect employment outcomes. Open to seniors with a G.P.A. of 3.0 or better. Please consult your advisor.

CRN:
Instructor: McLeod
3 credits


IPED 8080 R21 IPED Internship
Session II, July 5-August 6, 2018
Rose Hill: TBA

Graduate course. IPED 8080 is similar to IPED 8085, The Internship in International Political Economy and Development, but has a much more intensive academic component. The Internship counts as a 3.0 credit elective course in the IPED program. Graduate students only.

CRN:
Instructor: Schwalbenberg
3 credits


IPED 8085 R21 IPED Internship
Session II, July 5-August 6, 2018
Rose Hill: TBA

Graduate course. The Internship in International Political Economy and Development serves to enrich the program by encouraging students to experience careers in the international and development fields first-hand. The Internship counts as a 0.5 credit elective course in the IPED program. Graduate students only.

CRN:
Instructor: Schwalbenberg
0.5 credits


IPED 8090 R21 IPED Intern Fellow
Session II, July 5-August 6, 2018
Rose Hill: TBA

Graduate course. Working closely with our alumni, the IPED program sponsors an Intern Fellowship Program. Intern fellowships are only available on a competitive basis and can only be done once. If selected for an IPED Intern Fellowship, you will register for IPED 8090; IPED Intern Fellow in place of IPED 8050; IPED Internship. Graduate students only.

CRN:
Instructor: Schwalbenberg
0 credits