MBA-ECO: Economics Module

MBA-ECO: Economics Module

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This module allows students with a basic knowledge of economics (or who may not have had a recent exposure to the field) to experience an intense ‘crash course’ covering:

  • History of Economic Theory
  • Principles of Micro and Macro Economics using a classing under-graduate textbook
  • Economic history of the United States
  • “Austrian” economics
  •  Current issues.

Credit value: 3 (US standard) | 5 (ECTS standard)
Indicative duration (full time): 2-3 weeks
Indicative duration (part time): 4-6 week
Certificate: Yes

COURSE METHODOLOGY

This course is based on standard EUCLID methodology. Students may refer to the following resources:

Academic Guidelines (HQ version)
Academic Guidelines (most recent version even if unofficial)
Student Orientation Guidelines (most recent version even if unofficial)

COURSE OBJECTIVES | LEARNING OUTCOMES

At this end of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Discuss global economics, both in terms of phenomena and underlying theoretical explanations, at the graduate level.
  • Explain the enduring contribution of the great economists and to articulate the fundamental differences between the various political perspectives on economic theory.
  • Write a compelling major paper dealing with a significant economic issue, using suitable references to support his/her analysis and arguments.

REQUIRED TEXTS AND MATERIAL

  • Taylor, Timothy: Economics
  • Taylor, Timothy: Legacy of Great Economics
  • New Global Economy
  • Foundations of Economic Prosperity
  • Hazlitt, Economics in One Lesson

COURSE INSTRUCTOR | ASSOCIATED FACULTY

Winston Dookeran
Senior Lecturer in Economics and Development at EUCLID; Former Minister of Finance / Minister of Foreign Affairs of Trinidad and Tobago; LSE Graduate

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