Summer 2013 MBA Course

B6005-002: Global Economic Environment

MW - A Term, 11:15AM to 01:15PM

Location: URI 303

Instructor: John Donaldson

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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.

John Donaldson

Mario J. Gabelli Professor of FinanceProfessor Donaldson teaches courses in basic finance and options. He focuses on business cycles and asset pricing, with a particular emphasis on the real side of the economy’s impact on equilibrium pricing of financial assets. His work has appeared in numerous professional journals, including the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Econometrica, the Journal of Economic Theory and the

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