This course is aimed at those who want to explore and extend their understanding of inter-dependent global economies. In particular, the course addresses tariffs and protectionist temptations, disparities in income and wealth, effectiveness of gender quotas in Europe, assessment of the value of education, understanding CEO pay ratios, implications of US tax policy, economic decision making, the concept of value creation, and a variety of other economic concerns in the 21st century. The course is appropriate for students of all levels of economic sophistication. Readings will be from The Economist.
LEADERS: Bonnie Galloway, PhD, is an adjunct assistant professor of management, Rider University. Milton H. Grannatt, PhD, is a retired economist and vice president, Global Business Development and Licensing, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation. Kurt Steiner, PhD, is a retired senior director, Metabolic Diseases and Nutrition Research, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals.
MONDAYS: 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 8 weeks: September 24 through November 19 (no class on November 12)