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Summer 2016 – Courses

Microeconomic Principles (Cr.3)
50:220:102:Sec.A1:03021 Sakai
5/31-6/23 Time by arrangement
Pascale, Guy
Email: pascale@camden.rutgers.edu
Online course in Sakai; go to http://sakai.rutgers.edu. Online course support fee of $100. Economic systems; supply, demand, and role of the market; consumer behavior and utility; firm behavior, cost, and profit; competitive and monopolistic markets for products and inputs; government regulation of markets.

Microeconomic Principles (Cr.3)
50:220:102:Sec.A2:05266 ATG 206
5/31-6/23 M,Tu,W,Th 10:50am-1:30pm
Morelli, Michael
Email: michael.morelli@rutgers.edu
Economic systems; supply, demand, and role of the market; consumer behavior and utility; firm behavior, cost, and profit; competitive and monopolistic markets for products and inputs; government regulation of markets.

Microeconomic Principles (Cr.3)
50:220:102:Sec.D1:05267 ATG 220
6/27-7/21 M,Tu,W,Th 8:00am-10:40am
Lacorte, Michael
Email: mlacorte2010@gmail.com
Economic systems; supply, demand, and role of the market; consumer behavior and utility; firm behavior, cost, and profit; competitive and monopolistic markets for products and inputs; government regulation of markets.

Microeconomic Principles (Cr.3)
50:220:102:Sec.D2:03022 Sakai
6/27-7/21 Time by arrangement
Pascale, Guy
Email: pascale@camden.rutgers.edu
Online course in Sakai; go to http://sakai.rutgers.edu. Online course support fee of $100. Economic systems; supply, demand, and role of the market; consumer behavior and utility; firm behavior, cost, and profit; competitive and monopolistic markets for products and inputs; government regulation of markets.

Microeconomic Principles (Cr.3)
50:220:102:Sec.D3:05268 Sakai
6/27-7/21 Time by arrangement
Dasari, Babu
Email: babu.dasari@rutgers.edu
Online course in Sakai; go to http://sakai.rutgers.edu. Online course support fee of $100. Economic systems; supply, demand, and role of the market; consumer behavior and utility; firm behavior, cost, and profit; competitive and monopolistic markets for products and inputs; government regulation of markets.

Microeconomic Principles (Cr.3)
50:220:102:Sec.J1:03023 Sakai
7/25-8/17 Time by arrangement
Pascale, Guy
Email: pascale@camden.rutgers.edu
Online course in Sakai; go to http://sakai.rutgers.edu. Online course support fee of $100. Economic systems; supply, demand, and role of the market; consumer behavior and utility; firm behavior, cost, and profit; competitive and monopolistic markets for products and inputs; government regulation of markets.

Macroeconomic Principles (Cr.3)
50:220:103:Sec.A1:05269 ATG 220
5/31-6/23 M,Tu,W,Th 8:00am-10:40am
Lacorte, Michael
Email: mlacorte2010@gmail.com
National income and how it is determined; consumption, investment, and government spending; the monetary system; control of inflation and unemployment; international exchange; alternative economic systems.

Macroeconomic Principles (Cr.3)
50:220:103:Sec.B6:05270 Mercer CC
5/31-7/7 Tu,Th 6:00pm-9:40pm
Morelli, Michael
Email: michael.morelli@rutgers.edu
Off-Campus course at Mercer County College. National income and how it is determined; consumption, investment, and government spending; the monetary system; control of inflation and unemployment; international exchange; alternative economic systems.

Macroeconomic Principles (Cr.3)
50:220:103:Sec.D1:03741 Sakai
6/27-7/21 Time by arrangement
Morelli, Michael
Email: michael.morelli@rutgers.edu
Online course in Sakai; go to http://sakai.rutgers.edu. Online course support fee of $100. National income and how it is determined; consumption, investment, and government spending; the monetary system; control of inflation and unemployment; international exchange; alternative economic systems.

Macroeconomic Principles (Cr.3)
50:220:103:Sec.J1:03742 Sakai
7/25-8/17 Time by arrangement
Morelli, Michael
Email: michael.morelli@rutgers.edu
Online course in Sakai; go to http://sakai.rutgers.edu. Online course support fee of $100. National income and how it is determined; consumption, investment, and government spending; the monetary system; control of inflation and unemployment; international exchange; alternative economic systems.

Economics Reasoning and Applications (Cr.3)
50:220:200:Sec.A1:03743 Sakai
5/31-6/23 Time by arrangement
Emara, Noha
Email: nemara@camden.rutgers.edu
Prerequisite: 50:220:102 or 103. Online course in Sakai; go to http://sakai.rutgers.edu. Online course support fee of $100. This course will introduce the essential elements of micro- and macroeconomic reasoning and its practical applications at a fundamental level. Topics include resource allocations, basic economic relations, consumer behaviors and optimal decisions, production and cost analysis, economic and management decisions, market structures, unemployment and inflation, business cycles, financial markets, the United States and global issues, and government policies. After the coverage of each topic, students will be asked to gather economic data/information and use simple analytical tools to examine the validity of each economic practical application. Economic news and real-life examples will be used to demonstrate how each theorem can be applied to practical issues/situations.

History of Economic Thought (C)(Cr.3)
50:220:210:Sec.A6:05182 ATG 223
5/31-6/23 M,Tu,Th 6:00pm-9:40pm
Hamed, Osama
Email: hamed@camden.rutgers.edu
Prerequisite: 50:220:102 or 103. Satisfies the Civilizations and Heritages General Requirement. Examines the development of economic thought to its present state, with emphasis on present-day shapers of economic thought and analysis, linking historical economic ideas to current issues.

Sports Economics (Cr.3)
50:220:212:Sec.A1:03744 Sakai
5/31-6/23 Time by arrangement
Brown, Jonathan
Email: jbrown.econ@rutgers.edu
Prerequisite: 50:220:102 or 103. Online course in Sakai; go to http://sakai.rutgers.edu. Online course support fee of $100. This course is designed to take a foundational of microeconomic theory and apply it to the sports industry of the United States. It will explore the application of various subsets of microeconomic theory including industrial organization, labor economics, and public economics. Throughout the course, students should be identifying economics issues applied in the context of sports. The course will be looking at problems facing both teams as profit maximizing firms, and athletes as utility maximizing workers. Additionally, students will be able to recognize league and business structure as it relates to industry competition, as well as public finance implications of the sports industry in a local, national, and global economy.

Foundations of Econometrics (Cr.3)
50:220:222:Sec.B1:05183 Sakai
5/31-7/7 Time by arrangement
Chiu, I-Ming
Email: ichiu@camden.rutgers.edu
Prerequisite: 50:220:102 and 103. Online course in Sakai; go to http://sakai.rutgers.edu. Online course support fee of $100. This class shows students how to apply modern statistical methods to explore and quantify the relationships between essential variables used in economics. The foundations part of the class begins with a review on set theory, random variable, probability distributions (discrete and continuous), and statistical inference. Some important linear algebra tools, such as matrix operations, will also be covered. Both Linear and Generalized Linear models will be introduced to students. The applied work includes the topic of Capital Asset Pricing Model, yield curve and prediction of business cycles, regional crime rate study, housing price determinants, Okun’s Law, Phillips Curve, and Purchasing Power Parity theory etc. will be used to show how empirical work is done using different statistical models.

Managerial Economics (Cr.3)
50:220:308:Sec.J1:03024 Sakai
7/25-8/17 Time by arrangement
Brown, Jonathan
Email: jbrown.econ@rutgers.edu
Prerequisite: 50:220:102 or 103. Online course in Sakai; go to http://sakai.rutgers.edu. Online course support fee of $100. Application of economic analysis to practical managerial decision making. Course demonstrates the use of contemporary economic tools and techniques in actual managerial problems relevant to market demand and supply, revenue, costs, profits, optimal pricing, capital budgeting, and product line analysis.

Economics of Labor (Cr.3)
50:220:313:Sec.D1:05184 Sakai
6/27-7/21 Time by arrangement
Brown, Jonathan
Email: jbrown.econ@rutgers.edu
Prerequisite: 50:220:102 or 103. Online course in Sakai; go to http://sakai.rutgers.edu. Online course support fee of $100. Study of wages and employment, the history of labor movements, and effects of unionism and minimum wage laws on prices, wages, and income. Marginal productivity theory is applied to wage-employment analysis.

Econometrics (Cr.3)
50:220:322:Sec.J1:05185 Sakai
7/25-8/17 Time by arrangement
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Emara, Noha
Email: nemara@camden.rutgers.edu
Prerequisites: 50:220:102 or 103, 50:960:283, and 50:640:130. Online course in Sakai; go to http://sakai.rutgers.edu. Online course support fee of $100. An introduction to model building and testing, measurement problems, and the application of statistical methods in economics, business, and related social sciences.

Economics of International Finance (Cr.3)
50:220:329:Sec.J3:03786 ATG 205
7/25-8/17 M,Tu,W,Th 1:40pm-4:20pm
Chiu, I-Ming
Email:
ichiu@camden.rutgers.edu
Pre-requisite: 50:220:102 and 103. Examines the specific factors of demand and supply that determine exchange rates under the current flexible exchange rate system. Spot and forward markets, purchasing power parity, and interest rate parity considered. Discusses fixed versus flexible exchange rates. Analysis of recent changes in the dollar and other currencies.

Economic Development (Cr.3)
50:220:339:Sec.J1:05275 Sakai
7/25-8/17 Time by arrangement
Dasari, Babu
Email: babu.dasari@rutgers.edu
Prerequisite: 50:220:102 or 103. Online course in Sakai; go to http://sakai.rutgers.edu. Online course support fee of $100. Economic and social problems of developing countries: poverty, low savings, inadequate investments, unemployment, inflation, and the transfer of technology, and such social problems as education, health, and administration. Examines development theories models and notes interdependence between developing economies and developed countries, particularly with respect to trade, capital and labor movements, and the transfer of technology.

Special Topics in Economics: US Healthcare: Organization, Delivery and System (Cr.3)
50:220:366:Sec.D1:05186 Sakai
6/27-7/21 Time by arrangement
Emara, Noha
Email: nemara@camden.rutgers.edu
Prerequisite: 50:220:102 or 103. Online course in Sakai; go to http://sakai.rutgers.edu. Online course support fee of $100. Course description forthcoming.

Biostatistics for Health Professionals (Cr.3)
50:220:369:Sec.B1:05187 Sakai
5/31-7/7 Time by arrangement
Dasari, Babu
Email: babu.dasari@rutgers.edu

Online course in Sakai; go to http://sakai.rutgers.edu. Online course support fee of $100. Course description forthcoming.