Spring 2014 EMBA Course

B5201-003: Global Economic Environment

EMBA Saturday Core

Instructor: Marc Giannoni


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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.



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Marc Giannoni

Adjunct Associate Professor of BusinessProfessor Giannoni specializes in the analysis of monetary policy. His current research focuses on the characterization of optimal monetary policy in the face of uncertainty, the effect of monetary policy on the aggregate economy, and the estimation of macroeconomic models in a data-rich environment. From 1992 to 1996, he was an economist at the Swiss National Bank, and from 2000 to 2002, he was a research economist at the...

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