ECON 150- Principles of Microeconomics
Economics is the social science that deals with choices. This introductory course will present the foundations of this fascinating discipline. Around the world, people, firms and governments are constantly facing situations where they need to accept or give up opportunities. Almost like a second nature, they consistently act in certain ways rather than others. During this class, we will attempt to describe and understand some of these behaviors with concepts and examples using the economic language.
ECON 151-Principles of Macroeconomics
Economics study human choices. This introductory course will present the foundations of this fascinating field. This class, we will attempt to describe and understand economics by focusing on the economy at large.
ECON 311- Introduction to Econometrics
This course is an introduction to econometric techniques and statistical procedures required in analysis of economic problems. The course focuses on problems in estimation and inference of linear regression models. Topics include estimation and hypothesis testing using simple and multiple linear regression models under classical assumptions, binary variables, estimation and inference when the classical assumptions are not violated, and basic time series analysis. This course requires the use of computers. Prerequisites: MA 181 or equivalent and STAT 282 or equivalent.
The Mathematics of Volatile Markets (CTY Live)
The mathematics of volatile markets is a fascinating course at the crossroad of economic thinking, statistics and real world events. Among other topics, we will learn how to deal with volatility and the uncertainty it brings to markets and people's lives.
This course introduces the fundamental concepts in microeconomics at an intermediate level. In other words, we will speak "economics" using basic calculus. This will have many advantages compared to introductory classes, where communication tend to rely on tables and argumentation. We will strive to put emphasis on critical thinking and problem-solving. We will also introduce the topic of behavioral economics and its recent developments.