Fall 2013 MBA Course

B5200-003: Managerial Economics

EMBA Saturday Core

Instructor: Andrea Prat


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This course focuses on the problem of business decisions, making extensive use of cases. Topics include basic supply-demand theory and marginal analysis, the structure of decision problems, the impact of the   market setting (i.e., competitive, oligopolistic or monopolistic structures) and strategic interactions among firms using game theory. The emphasis throughout is on the use of economic reasoning to solve actual business decision problems.


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Andrea Prat

Richard Paul Richman Professor of BusinessAndrea Prat is Richard Paul Richman Professor of Business at the Graduate School of Business and Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics, Columbia University. After receiving his PhD in Economics from Stanford University in 1997, he taught at Tilburg University and the London School of Economics. He is the Chairman of the Editorial Board of the Review of Economic Studies and director of the...

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