This course provides analysis of the behavior of individual economic agents. It introduces the terminology and analytic principles used in microeconomics, which is broadly defined as the study of markets, and to the application of these conceptual tools to several policy issues. It focuses on microeconomic issues and problems, such as competition and monopoly, pricing, consumer demand, and producer supply.
No prerequisite.
This course introduces economics which focuses on the aggregate behavior of households, firms and the government. It focuses on supply, demand, business organization, income, social security, management-labor relations, taxation, money and banking, consumption, savings and investments. Economic development, globalization, and the role of international lending institutions will also be discussed.
No prerequisite.
This course provides a broad overview of international trade theory, policy, and international finance. Topics covered are: global trade protectionism, gains from trade and their distribution; pre-determined trade barriers; the trade deficit; currency exchange rate war; and government intervention in foreign exchange markets.
No prerequisite.
This course examines the science on climate change and its impacts and alarming prospects for global economics and politics. It presents the connection between human activity and the current warming trend which influence the potential social, economic and environmental consequences of climate change. Key concepts of climate-change including decision-making in the face of risk and uncertainty, and the management of global public goods will be covered.
Prerequisite – Permission from Instructor
This course presents the fundamentals of modern financial analysis and their applications to business challenges in capital budgeting, project evaluation, corporate investment and financing decisions, and basic security analysis and investment management. It also covers the extensive globalization of financial markets and the rapid development in financial technologies in recent years.
Prerequisite – Permission from Instructor