International Managerial Economics: UPENDK-30-3
Module leader: Paul Dunne
Lecturers: Paul Dunne, Peter Howells
Office hours for Paul Dunne:
Wednesday 12.30pm by appointment
(Email: John2.Dunne@uwe.ac.uk for appointments)
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Module Handbook is
The sessions in term 1 will develop the fundamental skills and analytical tools
of managerial economics mainly using the core texts
Mansfield et al (2002) "Managerial Economics", Norton.
All of these books have useful websites.
Salvatore, Dominick (2004) "Managerial Economics in a Global Economy", Thomson.
Kreps, David (2004) "Microeconomics for Managers", Norton.
Some additional notes and reading will be given in lectures.
- Skills: Optimisation
- Demand Analysis: Theory Notes
- Demand Analysis: Econometric Analysis and Applications
Demand Analysis Notes;
- Corporate Finance: Risk
- Corporate Finance: Capital Structure: Readings as above
Seminar questions with solutions
- Production Analysis
Class exercises: Mansfield chapter 7: No. 5,6,13,14.
- Production Analysis: Costs
Class exercises: Mansfield chapter 9: No. 3,4,9,11.
- Market Structure and Behaviour
Class exercises: Mansfield chapter 10: No. 6,9,11,16. Chapter 11: No. 1,4. Chapter 12: No. 4,6
- Corporate Governance and Strategy
Class exercises: Mansfield chapter 16: No. 1,2,3,4.
Class exercises: Mansfield chapter 13:
Information on Test:
Mock test paper is here
and provisional test results are
Please remember that these are provisional and have not been agreed by the exam board
The sessions in Term 2 will consider various topics in International Managerial Economics
and will require students to do a presentation on a chosen topic and to prepare a report
on a chosen industry.
Assessed work: This takes the form of an industry study. Details are
NB. You will need to agree your industry with the module leader.
- There are a number valuable sources of company and industry information available through the library,
with Datastream the best known -contact the library for information on any courses for this year.
- You might find Reuters Business Insights useful. They are available through the library.
Use the Quick access to electronic resources option on the the UWE library site .
- A lot of resources are available using your Athens password. Check the library site .
Information on seminar presentations is
- Globalisation I:
- Globalisation II: Readings and notes as above
- Corporate GovernanceReadings
Readings and info
- Growth of Firms: Readings
- Mergers and Aquisitions Readings
- Multinational Corporations
- Foreign Direct Investment: Readings as for multinationals
- Long Waves in Economic Development
Exam paper information is here
Late Work and BBS
- The Library section of th BBS Student Advice Centre
includes info sheets on late work, extenuating circumstances, disrupted attendance, etc.
- BBS Student Advisers are glad to see students who are having problems re assigments
(appointments available via BBS Reception). They can't, however, confirm whether
a late work or ext circs submission will be accepted.
This can only be decided by the appropriate panel.
For those of you who are interested, a critical review of Managerial Economics
from a Marxist perspective can be found in:
Michael Williams (1988) "Learning and Teaching Managerial Economics: A Critical Approach",
Capital and Class, No. 36, Winter, pp 105-139.