Business Studies and Economics

Open Courseware and Resources

- Economics: the social science that studies the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services (Wikipedia).
- Business Studies: combines accountancy, economics, finance, marketing and organizational behaviour. (Wikipedia).

Game Theory

game theory and strategic thinking, dominance, backward induction, Nash equilibrium, evolutionary stability, commitment, credibility, asymmetric information, adverse selection, signaling, examples drawn from economics, politics & movies
 

- - - - - -The Invisible Hand - 60 Second Adventures in Economics (series) - - - - - -

some of the great dilemmas faced by governments trying to run an economy; whether to save or spend, control inflation, regulate trade, fix exchange rates, or just leave everyone to get on with it and not intervene
 

Financial Theory

role and the importance of the financial system in the global economy, financial equilibrium is studied as an extension of economic equilibrium, picture of the kind of thinking and analysis done by hedge funds

- - - - - Fight of the Century: Keynes vs. Hayek - - - - -

Economics hip-hop music video by John Papola and Russ Roberts at EconStories
 

Managerial Psychology Laboratory

develop critical eye for making inferences from data, carry out simple data analysis, learn about managerial psychology, develop interesting new questions about managerial psychology and test these questions

Behavioral Economics and Finance

surveys research which incorporates psychological evidence into economics, prospect theory, biases in probabilistic judgment, self-control and mental accounting with implications for consumption and savings, fairness, altruism, and public goods contributions, financial market anomalies and theories, impact of markets, learning, and incentives, and memory, attention, categorization, and the thinking process

Corporate Governance Reform

Adding Value? Corporate Social Responsibility
 

Renewable Energy & Alternative Fuels

legal, economic, and structural issues that both shape energy practices and provide opportunities to overcome these critical problems, regulation and design of electricity systems and markets, use of oil, natural gas, coal, nuclear, green alternatives such as solar, wind, and energy conservation or demand side management
 

Introduction to Lean Six Sigma Methods

fundamental Lean Six Sigma principles that underlay modern continuous improvement approaches for industry, government and other organizations, basic principles have been applied to a wide range of organizations and sectors to improve quality, productivity, customer satisfaction, employee satisfaction, time-to-market and financial performance
 

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