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Economics 207

Course Outline

Pre-requisites: 12 credits, Economics 103, 105 and Mathematics 111 or 113

Required text: Dominick Salvatore, Managerial Economics in a Global Economy 4thedition, Harcourt College Publishers 2001

Course Objectives

The objective of this course is to provide students with the tools that managers require in order to interpret the world and to make decisions.  The core of a managerial economics course consists in intermediate microeconomics.  Around this core are added complimentary statistical and quantitative tools.  Calculus is a prerequisite for this course.

Topics covered in this course include: Supply and Demand, production theory, market structures, game theory, decision theory, capital budgeting, and regression analysis.


Final grades will be determined according to the following

Two mid-terms (@25% each) 50%
Final Examination 35%
Cases, Constructive Class Participation and Assignment Preparation 15%


Stéphane Deseau, M.Econ. (Maine, France), M.Sc. (Quebec)
Cheryl Fu, B.A. (Beijing), M.A. (Simon Fraser), Ph.D. candidate
Paul Geddes, B.A. (Claremont), M.A. (Carleton)
Fatin Jallad, B.A., B.Sc. (Portland), M.Sc. (New Mexico), M.Sc. (Arizona)
Susana Leung, B.B.A., M.A. (Simon Fraser)