MBA-ECO: Economics Module
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
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)
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.
- Taylor, Timothy: Economics
- Taylor, Timothy: Legacy of Great Economics
- New Global Economy
- Foundations of Economic Prosperity
- Hazlitt, Economics in One Lesson