Economics

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Economics

Departmental Representative:
Ding Yuan
dy2253@columbia.edu

To request a syllabus, please contact Ding Yuan at dy2253@columbia.edu.

ECON S1105X Principles of Economics. 4 points.

Equivalent to ECON W1105, the first course for the major in economics. How a market economy determines the relative prices of goods, factors of production, and the allocation of resources; the circumstances under which it does these things efficiently. Why such an economy has fluctuations and how they may be controlled.

Summer 2018: ECON S1105X
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
ECON 1105 001/13042  
4 0

ECON S3025Q Financial Economics. 3 points.

Prerequisites: ECON W3211 Intermediate Microeconomics and ECON W3213 Intermediate Macroeconomics.

Equivalent to ECON V3025. Institutional nature and economic function of financial markets. Emphasis on both domestic and international markets (debt, stock, foreign exchange, Eurobond, Eurocurrency, futures, options, and others). Principles of security pricing and portfolio management; the capital asset pricing model and the efficient markets hypothesis.

Summer 2018: ECON S3025Q
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
ECON 3025 001/72990  
3 0

ECON S3213X Intermediate Macroeconomics. 4 points.

Prerequisites: ECON W1105 Principles of Economics or the equivalent; one term of calculus.

Equivalent to ECON W3213. National income accounting, output and employment, Keynesian and neo-Keynesian analysis, affirmative schools, economic growth.

Summer 2018: ECON S3213X
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
ECON 3213 001/29648  
4 0

ECON S3412X Introduction to Econometrics. 4 points.

Prerequisites: STAT W1211 Intro to Stats w/Calculus, MATH V1201 Calculus III, and either intermediate micro or macro (W3211 or W3213).

Equivalent to ECON W3412. Modern econometric methods, the general linear statistical model and its extensions, simultaneous equations and the identification problem, time series problems, forecasting methods, extensive practice with the analysis of different types of data.

Summer 2018: ECON S3412X
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
ECON 3412 001/64078  
4 0

ECON S4251D Industrial Organization. 3 points.

Prerequisites: Intermediate Microeconomics(ECON W3211) and Intermediate Macroeconomics (ECON W3213)

The study of industrial behavior based on game-theoretic oligopoly models. Topics include pricing models, strategic aspects of business practice, vertical integration, and technological innovation.

Summer 2018: ECON S4251D
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
ECON 4251 001/20737  
3 0

ECON S4415D Game Theory. 3 points.

Prerequisites: ECON W3211 Intermediate Microeconomics and ECON W3213 Intermediate Macroeconomics.

Equivalent to ECON W4415. Introduction to the systematic treatment of game theory and its applications in economic analysis.

Summer 2018: ECON S4415D
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
ECON 4415 001/28432  
3 0

ECON S4465Q Public Economics . 3 points.

Prerequisites: ECON W3211 and W3213. Types of market failures and rationales for government intervention in the economy. Benefit-cost analysis and the theory of public goods. Positive and normative aspects of taxation. The U.S. tax structure.

Summer 2018: ECON S4465Q
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
ECON 4465 001/69342  
3 0/40

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