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Concentration Requirements

Concentration Requirements

Course Requirements

To complete this concentration, students are required to take three graduate-level Economics courses.  ECO 502ECO 509 and ECO 555 (if taken to satisfy core requirements) are not approved for use as MBA concentration electives. 

Depending on the student's specific interests, this concentration offers two possible tracks:

  • Applied Microeconomics and Policy Analysis; and
  • The Economic Environment.

Students can take classes from either track (or a mix from both) in meeting the three-course concentration requirement.

Applied Microeconomics and Policy Analysis

Course Title Quarter Hours
ECO 507
RESEARCH METHODS FOR POLICY ANALYSIS I
ECO 516
ECONOMICS OF THE PUBLIC SECTOR I
ECO 517
THE PUBLIC POLICY, BUSINESS, AND ETHICAL ENVIRONMENT OF GOVERNMENT
ECO 518
LABOR ECONOMICS AND LABOR RELATIONS
ECO 521
POLICY & REGULATION IN FINANCIAL MARKETS
ECO 529
COMPETITION, STRATEGY AND ANTITRUST POLICY
ECO 557
INTERNATIONAL TRADE THEORY & POLICY
ECO 798
SPECIAL TOPICS (Business Models and Innovation Strategy)
ECO 798
SPECIAL TOPICS (Health Economics)
ECO 798
SPECIAL TOPICS (Congressional Research Fellowship)

The Economic Environment

Course Title Quarter Hours
ECO 500
MONEY AND FINANCIAL SYSTEMS
ECO 509
BUSINESS CONDITIONS ANALYSIS
ECO 513
DEMYSTIFYING THE FEDERAL RESERVE BANK
ECO 521
POLICY & REGULATION IN FINANCIAL MARKETS
ECO 529
COMPETITION, STRATEGY AND ANTITRUST POLICY
ECO 558
INTERNATIONAL MACROECONOMICS

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