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Global Economics

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Course & Curriculum
Classification Course Code Course Title Credit Language of Instruction Course Availability
Undergraduate GEC2003 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory 3 English Yes
A detailed examination of micro aspects of economic theory at the intermediate level. Topics discussed are theories of consumer behavior and demand, productionand cost, organization of the firm and the market, distribution of factor income, general equilibrium, economic welfare and other current microeconomic issues.
Undergraduate GEC2004 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory 3 English Yes
The purpose of this course is to acquaint economics majors with the mathematical tools used in economics. They include calculus, linear algebra, matrix algebra, optimization, differential equation, difference equation, and set theory.
Undergraduate GEC2005 Mathematics for Economics 3 English Yes
The purpose of this course is to acquaint economics majors with the mathematical tools used in economics. They include calculus, linear algebra, matrix algebra, optimization, differential equation, difference equation, and set theory.
Undergraduate GEC2006 Statistical Analysis for Economics 3 English Yes
This course is designed not only to provide basic statistical theories needed for the study of economics, but also to build up practical knowledge of applying statistical methods to real life situations by utilizing proper statistical computer package programs. This is a pre-requisite to Econometrics.
Undergraduate GEC2009 Introduction to Microeconomics 3 English Yes
Introductory course for freshmen majoring in economics is designed to provide a general orientation regarding the nature of economic science and basic theories of economics. Topics include basic concepts of economics, determination of priceby supply and demand, princing of output and productive factors, general equilibrium, income destribution, and other aspects of economics. Principles of economics I analyze the optimization behavior of each agent.
Undergraduate GEC2010 Introduction to Macroeconomics 3 English Yes
Introductory course for freshmen majoring in economics is designed to provide a general orientation regarding the nature of economic science and basic theories of economics. Topics include basic concepts of national income, determination ofnational income, employment, interest rate, inflation, wage and price, and econ-omic growth & business cycle.
Undergraduate GEC2011 GE Freshman Seminar 3 English Yes
This course is a mandatory course for all Global Economics Freshmen. The course consists of three main sections: (1) Research writing in English on Economics related topics including independent research using internet and academic journals and English presentation in class, (2) Group presentation and debate on domestic and global economic issues including population ageing, fiscal expansion, income inequality, etc. (3) Guest lectures by professors who teach in Global Economics department, so that students can have a good idea about the courses that they will take in the department and select the right track. Students are required to read, summarize, make presentation and perform independent research on various topics (all in English). There are no textbooks. We will use various web based materials, professional journals and newspapers.
Undergraduate GEC3103 International Trade 3 English Yes
A principle analysis of the pure theory of international trade. This course willinclude selected topics such as gains from trade, theories of comparative advantage, production and consumption in the model of international trade, effects of international trade on the factors of production, growth and welfare aspects of trade, trade policies, and economic unions.
Undergraduate GEC3104 Industrial Organization 3 English Yes
Theoretical and empirical study of firms and market organizations including market structure, behavior and performance. Special attention will be given to problems of market concentration, pricing policies, and evaluation of market performances.
Undergraduate GEC3105 Game Theory 3 English Yes
This course is intended to familiarize economics majors with game theory and its applications. It first considers how to set up and solve games. It then considers topics such as strategic entry deterrence, strategic choice of managerial incentives, games between a principal and an agent, auctions, bargaining, strategic trade policy, public goods, and club goods.
Undergraduate GEC3106 Advanced Microeconomic Theory 3 English Yes
This course deals with the analytical and the mathematical aspect of economic theory. It also deals with the game-theoretic analysis of various economic situations in addition to the welfare economics.
Undergraduate GEC3109 Advanced Macroeconomic Theory 3 English Yes
Based on both static and dynamic analysis of macroeconomics, this course covers research-oriented contents of macroeconomic models, monetary economy, micro-foundations of private sectors, macroeconomic policy, and new macroeconomic theory.
Undergraduate GEC3201 Money and Banking 3 English Yes
Study of the nature and function of money and the role of the monetary sector in the determination of income and employment. Attention is given to the institutional framework, money markets, commercial banking deposit expansion, and monetary policy and its instruments.
Undergraduate GEC3202 International Monetary Economics 3 English Yes
A principle analysis of the pure theory of international trade. This course willinclude selected topics such as gains from trade, theories of comparative advantage, production and consumption in the model of international trade, effects of international trade on the factors of production, growth and welfare aspects of trade, trade policies, and economic unions.
Undergraduate GEC3203 Financial Economics 3 English Yes
This course examines the basic economic theories lying behind financial markets, especially focusing the economic theories of derivative markets facing uncertainty and other features of financial markets including various investment strategies such as herd behavior strategy.
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