Oct 23, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
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ECP 4044 - Economic Analysis for Technologists


Credits: 3

Prerequisites: ECO 2023 - Principles of Microeconomics MAC 2311 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus 1 STA 2023 - Statistics 1  or equivalent.  
Course Description: The course applies the tools of economic analysis to develop a systematic approach to critical thinking about problems in science and technology management, particularly under conditions of incomplete or imperfect information. Topics include: time value of money; risk and uncertainty; demand approximation and forecasting; information acquisition, use, and value; real option value; optimal production and pricing under uncertainty; peak load pricing and optimal capacity; decisions in strategic environments, and market structure. When appropriate, emphasis will be placed on applications in the areas of science, engineering and technology.



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