Spring 2014 EMBA Course

B5201-001: Global Economic Environment

EMBA Fri/Sat Core

Instructor: Saki Bigio

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This course explores the fundamentals of national competitiveness, productivity and growth. It studies the forces that determine production, consumption, savings and investment. It introduces the problem of variable foreign exchange rates and their impact on policy, performance and finance. It explores the complex relationships among government policies and private-sector performance in a global setting.


Saki Bigio

Assistant ProfessorProfessor Bigio's current research integrates areas of macroeconomics, corporate finance and money and banking. Over the past few years, Professor Bigio has developed new theoretical models to study the relationship between banking, asymmetric information in financial markets and financial crises.

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