The Economics Department

John Hatfield


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Associate Professor, Department of Finance

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ECO 350K • Econ Prins Of Decisions

33397 • Spring 2016
Meets MW 12:30PM-2:00PM CBA 4.324
(also listed as FIN 372)

The goal of this course is to help you use economic principles to think strategically about business decisions. The course is structured in two parts. The first part shall focus solely on understanding microeconomic ideas such as the principal-agent problem and using this understanding to make better managerial decisions. Readings will detail each concept; a case elucidating the application of that concept will then be considered. Topics will include adverse selection, game theory, auctions, strategic commitment, barriers to entry, and network effects. The second part of the course considers effective strategic responses to challenges posed by the legal environment. Readings will detail the legal environment of antitrust, intellectual property, etc., as well as strategic options available to managers in dealing with challenges in these areas. Cases will emphasize applying knowledge of the legal environment as well as sound business practices to successfully and ethically deal with the challenges posed. Topics will include regulation and antitrust, intellectual property, trade laws, fiduciary duty, and liability.

ECO 350K • Econ Prins Of Decisions

33398 • Spring 2016
Meets MW 2:00PM-3:30PM CBA 4.324
(also listed as FIN 372)

The goal of this course is to help you use economic principles to think strategically about business decisions. The course is structured in two parts. The first part shall focus solely on understanding microeconomic ideas such as the principal-agent problem and using this understanding to make better managerial decisions. Readings will detail each concept; a case elucidating the application of that concept will then be considered. Topics will include adverse selection, game theory, auctions, strategic commitment, barriers to entry, and network effects. The second part of the course considers effective strategic responses to challenges posed by the legal environment. Readings will detail the legal environment of antitrust, intellectual property, etc., as well as strategic options available to managers in dealing with challenges in these areas. Cases will emphasize applying knowledge of the legal environment as well as sound business practices to successfully and ethically deal with the challenges posed. Topics will include regulation and antitrust, intellectual property, trade laws, fiduciary duty, and liability.

ECO 330T • Econ Principles Manag Decision

33565 • Spring 2015
Meets TTH 2:00PM-3:30PM CBA 5.328
(also listed as FIN 372)
The goal of this course is to help you use economic principles to think strategically about business decisions. The course is structured in two parts. The first part shall focus solely on understandingmicroeconomic ideas such as the principal-agent problem and using this understanding to makebetter managerial decisions. Readings will detail each concept; a case elucidating the application ofthat concept will then be considered. Topics will include adverse selection, game theory, auctions,strategic commitment, barriers to entry, and network effects. The second part of the course considers effective strategic responses to challenges posed by the legalenvironment. Readings will detail the legal environment of antitrust, intellectual property, etc., aswell as strategic options available to managers in dealing with challenges in these areas. Cases willemphasize applying knowledge of the legal environment as well as sound business practices tosuccessfully and ethically deal with the challenges posed. Topics will include regulation andantitrust, intellectual property, trade laws, fiduciary duty, and liability.   Prerequisites: ECO 304K with a C- or better

ECO 330T • Econ Principles Manag Decision

33570 • Spring 2015
Meets TTH 3:30PM-5:00PM CBA 5.328
(also listed as FIN 372)
The goal of this course is to help you use economic principles to think strategically about business decisions. The course is structured in two parts. The first part shall focus solely on understandingmicroeconomic ideas such as the principal-agent problem and using this understanding to makebetter managerial decisions. Readings will detail each concept; a case elucidating the application ofthat concept will then be considered. Topics will include adverse selection, game theory, auctions,strategic commitment, barriers to entry, and network effects. The second part of the course considers effective strategic responses to challenges posed by the legalenvironment. Readings will detail the legal environment of antitrust, intellectual property, etc., aswell as strategic options available to managers in dealing with challenges in these areas. Cases willemphasize applying knowledge of the legal environment as well as sound business practices tosuccessfully and ethically deal with the challenges posed. Topics will include regulation andantitrust, intellectual property, trade laws, fiduciary duty, and liability.   Prerequisites: ECO 304K with a C- or better

ECO 330T • Econ Princ Of Managerl Decisns

34788 • Spring 2014
Meets MW 2:00PM-3:30PM UTC 3.102

OPEN TO NONMAJORS. TOPICS MAY INCLUDE ECONOMIC THEORY, APPLICATIONS, AND POLICY. ECONOMICS 330T AND 350K MAY NOT BOTH BE COUNTED UNLESS THE TOPICS VARY.
 

 

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