Economics

Microeconomics I

The course covers classical decision theory and partial equilibrium analysis. It aims to provide a smooth transition from undergraduate- to graduate-level Microeconomics, and to build a solid foundation for future study and research.

Management and Corporate Finance

Applications of quantitative techniques to managerial decisions (data-driven decision making). Topics include applications of data mining, machine learning, statistical models, predictive analytics, econometrics, optimization, risk analysis, decision theory, data visualization and business communication in finance, marketing, operations, R&D, business intelligence and other business areas generating and consuming large amounts of data.

Macroeconomics II

Dynamic stochastic general equilibrium models. The Real Business Cycle Theory. International real business Cycles. The New Keynesian Economics. Monetary policy.

Macroeconomics

Search models. Equilibrium search and matching. Two-sided search model. Efficiency wages. Implicit contacts. Insider-outsider models. Traditional Keynesian Theories of Fluctuations. The Lucas Imperfect-Information Model and The Lucas Critique. The New Keynesian Economics. Consumption. Investment.

Introduction to Stochastic Control Theory and Applications

Aims
The course is to provide students with an overview of the main methods and recent developments in the area of stochastic control and their applications to economics.

Contents
Classical approach to stochastic control problem by dynamic programming methods. Viscosity solutions and stochastic control.

International Economics and Business

This course, as its name suggests, is comprised of two main sections, the first being international economics and the second being international business. In the first section, we focus our attention on the real (as opposed to monetary) side of international economics, i.e., international trade of goods and services. We start from the two neoclassical trade models (Ricardo and Heckscher-Ohlin) that were developed in the early parts of the 19th and 20th centuries. We then move to the more recent ?new?