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Woods College of Advancing Studies

Learning Outcomes

After completing the program, students will...

Be able to use basic economic models to analyze the choices made by consumers, investors, firms, and governments.

Be able to utilize macro and microeconomic models in order to analyze business, policy, and social issues and decisions.

Be able to interpret and analyze macroeconomic data to formulate economic policy and to evaluate the impact of macroeconomic events and forces on their organization.

Have an intermediate level, practical knowledge of data analysis and econometrics.

Be able to utilize economic models and econometric techniques in the context of economic analysis in order to address practical business or policy issues.  

Be able to competently use a statistical/econometric software packages.

Be able to evaluate the ethical ramifications of economic policy proposals.