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Undergraduate Eco Elective for First Semester SY 2019-2020
 
EC 113 ECONOMICS OF MONEY AND BANKING
TH 1700-2000, F-116 (Section A)
Dr. Rodolfo G. Ledesma

Pre-requisite: EC 112
Course description: A systematic treatment of the determinants of money supply, the volume of credit, and monetary theory. Topics include the economic analysis of credit markets and financial institutions in the Philippines such as the central bank, commercial banks, rural banks, insurance companies, and agricultural credit cooperatives.

 

EC 122 INTERNATIONAL TRADE
T-TH 1100-1230, CTC 406 (Section A)
T-TH 1230-1400, SOM 204 (Section B)
Dr. Marissa Maricosa A. Paderon

Pre-requisite: EC 111
Course description: An introduction to international trade theory and policy. Topics include a systematic treatment of traditional comparative advantage theory and new trade theory based on economics of scale. Emphasis on the importance of the foreign exchange market in the macroeconomy using the asset approach to exchange rate determination.

 

EC 159 ECONOMICS OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT
T 1700-2000, SEC-A 117A (Section A)
Dr. Germelino M. Bautista

Pre-requisite: EC 111
Course description: An analysis of the relationship and effects of economic activities on the environment but also the conceptual and policy tools to address environmental problems. Key topics include market failure and externalities, economic functions of the environment, and meaning, conditions, and constraints of sustainable development. Other topics include culture and values in resource management, market and non-market based approaches to environmental problems, valuation techniques of non-marketed goods, property rights and concept of environmental rights and justice, and importance of environmental education in promoting positive environmental attitudes.
 
EC 185.36 SPECIAL TOPICS IN ECONOMICS: GAME THEORY FOR ECONOMISTS
TH 1530-1700, BEL-205 (Section A)
Dr. Noel P. De Guzman  

Pre-requisite: EC 115
Course description: An introduction to game theory with emphasis on non-cooperative game theory: static and dynamic games of complete and incomplete information. Other topics include the basics of cooperative game theory, theories of bargaining, and the limits of game-theoretic economic analysis.
 
EC 185.48 SPECIAL TOPICS IN ECONOMICS: MODERN CHINESE ECONOMY
SAT 0900-1200, BEL-103C (Section A)
Ms. Gloria J. Mercado   

Pre-requisite: None
Course description: An introduction to the modern Chinese economy focusing on reforms undertaken to move from a centrally-planned to a market-oriented economy, and how it has increasingly integrated itself into the global economy.

 
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