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Applied Macro & International Economics 15.012 (MBA)

Spring, 2007-2010, 2012-2015, 2017

Uses case studies to investigate the macroeconomic environment in which firms operate. Subject develops the basic tools of macro and international economics: monetary and fiscal policy, growth theory and exchange rates. Discusses recent emerging market and financial crises, examining their causes, how best to address them, and how to prevent them from recurring in the future. Evaluates different strategies of economic development, including an understanding of growth and development and the role of debt and foreign aid.

Opportunities in Developing Economies 15.027 (MBA)

Spring, 2015, 2017

Investigates the role of the private sector in developing economies, highlighting how solving market failures can improve overall welfare. Covers constraints faced by firms in developing economies: contract enforcement, corruption, political risk, human rights, IP and infrastructure. Uses case studies to discuss successful firms and innovative solutions to these constraints, including public-private partnerships, the role of technology, the role of finance and impact investing.

Applied Macro & International Economics (Sloan Fellows)

Fall, 2012- 2013

Leading in a Global Context (E-MBA)

Fall, 2011-2013

Advanced Topics in Economic Development (PhD)

Spring 2008