2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

FINA 60020 Managerial Economics

1.5 credit hours. Price and output determination in free markets is covered first. Then the relationship between the firm's production function and its cost structure is described. Costs and industry market structure and its importance to pricing strategies are discussed in detail. Public policy, such as anti-trust legislation and government price supports that affect firm/industry behavior are covered throughout the course. Actual business examples will be used to illustrate application of theory.