• 200. Economics of Decision

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Management 203A.) Discussion, three hours. Preparation: basic probability theory. Basics of single-person decision theory and introduction to noncooperative game theory. Examination in some detail of von Neumann/Morgenstern expected utility theory. Other topics in decision theory include subjective expected utility theory and departures from expected utility behavior. S/U or letter grading.

  • 201A. Probability, Statistics, and Computational Methods for Econometrics

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Management 204A.) Lecture, three hours. Designed for Ph.D. students. Introduction to probabilistic, statistical, and computational tools needed for applied researchers in business fields. Probability theory, modes of convergence, hypothesis testing, Bayesian inference, R programming, linear algebra, numerical optimization, simulation methods, numerical integration. S/U or letter grading.

  • 201B. Theory and Application of Regression Analysis

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Management 204B.) Lecture, three hours. Recommended requisite: course 201A. Designed for Ph.D. students. Introduction to general regression analysis. Linear model, maximum likelihood and asymptotic tests, endogeneity, instrumental variables, differences-in-differences, regression-discontinuity design, propensity score matching, limited dependent variable models, introduction to panel data. S/U or letter grading.

  • 201C. Time-Series Analysis

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Management 204C.) Lecture, three hours. Recommended requisite: course 201B. Designed for Ph.D. students. Introduction to time-series methods in analysis of business data. Basics of time series, optimal prediction, multiple equation time-series models, generalized method-of-moments, volatility modeling and nonnormalities, dynamic factor models. S/U or letter grading.

  • 202A. Accounting Workshop

    Units: 1

    (Formerly numbered Management 229X.) Lecture, two hours. Designed for Ph.D. students. Intended to develop ability to critically evaluate research in fields relevant to study of accounting. Papers presented in colloquium format by leading scholars in accounting. Active participation and intellectual interchange encouraged through discussion of papers during colloquium. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.

  • 202B. Accounting Workshop

    Units: 1

    (Formerly numbered Management 229Y.) Lecture, two hours. Designed for Ph.D. students. Intended to develop ability to critically evaluate research in fields relevant to study of accounting. Papers presented in colloquium format by leading scholars in accounting. Active participation and intellectual interchange encouraged through discussion of papers during colloquium. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.

  • 202C. Accounting Workshop

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered Management 229Z.) Lecture, two hours. Designed for Ph.D. students. Intended to develop ability to critically evaluate research in fields relevant to study of accounting. Papers presented in colloquium format by leading scholars in accounting. Active participation and intellectual interchange encouraged through discussion of papers during colloquium. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.

  • 203A. Research Topics in Finance

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered Management 236A.) Seminar, three hours. Course 203A is requisite to course 203B. Designed for Ph.D. students in their second through fourth year. Intended to help students bridge gap between coursework and research. Students select academic financial economics papers that they present, replicate, and critique. In Progress grading (credit to be given only on completion of course 203B).

  • 203B. Research Topics in Finance

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered Management 236B.) Seminar, three hours. Requisite: course 203A. Designed for Ph.D. students in their second through fourth year. Intended to help students bridge gap between coursework and research. Students select academic financial economics papers that they present, replicate, and critique. S/U or letter grading.

  • 204A. Finance Workshop

    Units: 1

    (Formerly numbered Management 239X.) Lecture, 90 minutes. Designed for Ph.D. students. Intended to develop ability to critically evaluate finance research. Papers presented in colloquium format by leading scholars in finance. Active participation and intellectual interchange encouraged through discussion of papers in sessions prior to workshop, as well as during colloquium. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.

  • 204B. Finance Workshop

    Units: 1

    (Formerly numbered Management 239Y.) Lecture, 90 minutes. Designed for Ph.D. students. Intended to develop ability to critically evaluate finance research. Papers presented in colloquium format by leading scholars in finance. Active participation and intellectual interchange encouraged through discussion of papers in sessions prior to workshop, as well as during colloquium. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.

  • 204C. Finance Workshop

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered Management 239Z.) Lecture, 90 minutes. Designed for Ph.D. students. Intended to develop ability to critically evaluate finance research. Papers presented in colloquium format by leading scholars in finance. Active participation and intellectual interchange encouraged through discussion of papers in sessions prior to workshop, as well as during colloquium. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.

  • 205A. Seminar: Decisions, Operations, and Technology Management Systems

    Units: 1

    (Formerly numbered Management 243X.) Seminar, 90 minutes to three hours. Required of all Ph.D. students in decisions, operations, and technology management. Student, faculty, and guest speaker presentations of ongoing research. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • 205B. Seminar: Decisions, Operations, and Technology Management Systems

    Units: 1

    (Formerly numbered Management 243Y.) Seminar, 90 minutes to three hours. Required of all Ph.D. students in decisions, operations, and technology management. Student, faculty, and guest speaker presentations of ongoing research. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • 205C. Seminar: Decisions, Operations, and Technology Management Systems

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered Management 243Z.) Seminar, 90 minutes to three hours. Required of all Ph.D. students in decisions, operations, and technology management. Student, faculty, and guest speaker presentations of ongoing research. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • 206A. Research Seminar: Management and Organizational Behavior

    Units: 1

    (Formerly numbered Management 258X.) Seminar, two hours. Designed for Ph.D. students. Development of ability to critically evaluate research in fields relevant to study of problems or issues of current concern in management and organizational behavior. Papers presented in colloquium format by leading scholars in organizational behavior. Active participation and intellectual interchange encouraged through discussion of papers during colloquium. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • 206B. Research Seminar: Management and Organizational Behavior

    Units: 1

    (Formerly numbered Management 258Y.) Seminar, two hours. Designed for Ph.D. students. Development of ability to critically evaluate research in fields relevant to study of problems or issues of current concern in management and organizational behavior. Papers presented in colloquium format by leading scholars in organizational behavior. Active participation and intellectual interchange encouraged through discussion of papers during colloquium. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • 206C. Research Seminar: Management and Organizational Behavior

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered Management 258Z.) Seminar, two hours. Designed for Ph.D. students. Development of ability to critically evaluate research in fields relevant to study of problems or issues of current concern in management and organizational behavior. Papers presented in colloquium format by leading scholars in organizational behavior. Active participation and intellectual interchange encouraged through discussion of papers during colloquium. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • 207A. Workshop: Marketing

    Units: 1

    (Formerly numbered Management 269X.) Lecture, three hours. Designed for Ph.D. students. Required of all students during first two years of their Ph.D. work. Series consists of number of leading scholars in marketing and related disciplines who make presentations to marketing faculty and Ph.D. students. Active participation and intellectual interchange that helps students gain richer perspective on field of marketing. In Progress grading (credit to be given only on completion of course 207C).

  • 207B. Workshop: Marketing

    Units: 1

    (Formerly numbered Management 269Y.) Lecture, three hours. Designed for Ph.D. students. Required of all students during first two years of their Ph.D. work. Series consists of number of leading scholars in marketing and related disciplines who make presentations to marketing faculty and Ph.D. students. Active participation and intellectual interchange that helps students gain richer perspective on field of marketing. In Progress grading (credit to be given only on completion of course 207C).

  • 207C. Workshop: Marketing

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered Management 207C.) Lecture, three hours. Designed for Ph.D. students. Required of all students during first two years of their Ph.D. work. Series consists of number of leading scholars in marketing and related disciplines who make presentations to marketing faculty and Ph.D. students. Active participation and intellectual interchange that helps students gain richer perspective on field of marketing. S/U or letter grading.

  • 208A. Global Economics and Management Workshop

    Units: 1

    (Formerly numbered Management 289X.) Seminar, two hours. Designed for Ph.D. students. Development of ability to critically evaluate research in fields relevant to study of economics. Papers presented in colloquium format by leading scholars in economics. Active participation and intellectual interchange encouraged through discussion of papers during colloquium. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.

  • 208B. Global Economics and Management Workshop

    Units: 1

    (Formerly numbered Management 289Y.) Seminar, two hours. Designed for Ph.D. students. Development of ability to critically evaluate research in fields relevant to study of economics. Papers presented in colloquium format by leading scholars in economics. Active participation and intellectual interchange encouraged through discussion of papers during colloquium. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.

  • 208C. Global Economics and Management Workshop

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered Management 289Z.) Seminar, two hours. Designed for Ph.D. students. Development of ability to critically evaluate research in fields relevant to study of economics. Papers presented in colloquium format by leading scholars in economics. Active participation and intellectual interchange encouraged through discussion of papers during colloquium. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.

  • 209A. Management Strategy and Policy Workshop

    Units: 1

    (Formerly numbered Management 298X.) Lecture, three hours. Designed for Ph.D. students. Intended to develop ability to critically evaluate research in fields relevant to study of management strategy and policy. Papers presented in colloquium format by leading scholars in management strategy and policy. Active participation and intellectual interchange encouraged through discussion of papers in sessions prior to workshop, as well as during colloquium. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.

  • 209B. Management Strategy and Policy Workshop

    Units: 1

    (Formerly numbered Management 298Y.) Lecture, three hours. Designed for Ph.D. students. Intended to develop ability to critically evaluate research in fields relevant to study of management strategy and policy. Papers presented in colloquium format by leading scholars in management strategy and policy. Active participation and intellectual interchange encouraged through discussion of papers in sessions prior to workshop, as well as during colloquium. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.

  • 209C. Management Strategy and Policy Workshop

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered Management 298Z.) Lecture, three hours. Designed for Ph.D. students. Intended to develop ability to critically evaluate research in fields relevant to study of management strategy and policy. Papers presented in colloquium format by leading scholars in management strategy and policy. Active participation and intellectual interchange encouraged through discussion of papers in sessions prior to workshop, as well as during colloquium. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.

  • 231. Network Flows and Integer Programming

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Management 210C.) Lecture, three hours. Preparation: linear programming. Survey course to (1) lay foundations for more advanced study of graphs, network flow models, and integer programming models and their applications, (2) establish connections between these technical foundations and real problems drawn from many areas of management, and (3) build professional skills needed to apply these tools. S/U or letter grading.

  • 232. Behavior under Uncertainty

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Management 212.) Lecture, three hours. Designed for Ph.D. students. Exploration of foundational research and current controversies in behavioral literature on judgment and decision making under uncertainty. S/U or letter grading.

  • 233. Introduction to Multivariate Analysis

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Management 213C.) Lecture, three hours. Preparation: working knowledge of differential and integral calculus of several variables, basic probability theory, and univariate mathematical statistics. Introduction to use of multivariate models in management research to organize and represent information; interpretation of coefficients from multivariate exploratory models (e.g., principal axes and factor analysis models); survey of multivariate statistical procedures (e.g., multiple discriminate analysis, multivariate analysis of variance, canonical correlation, and confirmatory factor models). S/U or letter grading.

  • 234. Special Topics in Accounting

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Management 229A.) Lecture, three hours. Requisite: doctoral standing or consent of instructor. Examination in depth of problems or issues of current concern in accounting, such as application of information economics and principal-agent model to accounting. S/U or letter grading.

  • 235. Empirical Research in Accounting

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Management 229B.) Lecture, three hours. Requisites: training in econometrics and doctoral standing or consent of instructor. Introduction to empirical accounting literature, focusing on role that accounting information plays in formation of capital market prices. S/U or letter grading.

  • 236. Theoretical Models in Accounting

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Management 229C.) Lecture, three hours. Major theoretical paradigms characterizing analytic modeling in accounting. Emphasis on financial accounting applications. Discussion focuses on economic intuition as reflected by key tensions and related insights. Possible examination of mathematical expressions that encapsulate what can be learned from models. Letter grading.

  • 237. Introduction to Financial Economics

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Management 239A.) Lecture, three hours. Provides foundational material for analytical studies of financial markets. Emphasis is on continuous time mathematics as applied to pricing of financial assets. S/U or letter grading.

  • 238. Macroeconomics and Finance

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Management 239B.) Lecture, three hours. Introduction to research frontier of dynamic and quantitative modeling and estimation in macro finance. Exploration of asset liquidity, slow moving capital and market segmentation, and intermediary-based asset pricing. S/U or letter grading.

  • 239. Empirical Asset Pricing

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Management 239C.) Lecture, three hours. Focus on measuring and understanding risk premiums in financial markets. Study of evidence pertaining to pricing kernel and applied theoretical developments that are motivated by evidence. S/U or letter grading.

  • 240. Theory of Corporate Finance

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Management 239D.) Lecture, three hours. First course in theory of corporate finance. Topics covered include capital structure under asymmetric information and agency problems, security design, dynamic investment policies, and structural estimation of equilibrium models in corporate finance. S/U or letter grading.

  • 241A. Models for Operations Planning, Scheduling, and Control

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Management 242A.) Lecture, three hours. Designed for Ph.D. students with some knowledge of mathematical programming and stochastic processes. Foundations of operations planning, scheduling, and control, with emphasis on formal models and their applications. Aggregate planning, work force scheduling, inventory management, and detailed operations scheduling and control. S/U or letter grading.

  • 241B. Scheduling Models for Intermittent Systems

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Management 243C.) Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 241A. Scheduling models and results for single machine, flow shop, job shop, and resource-constrained project networks. Approaches include classical models, recent heuristic approaches, current research in coordinated interaction of computer models, and man/machine interaction. S/U or letter grading.

  • 242. Special Topics in Decisions, Operations, and Technology Management

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Management 245.) Lecture, three hours. Designed for M.B.A. and Ph.D. students. Studies of advanced subjects of current interest in decisions, operations, and technology management. Emphasis on recent developments and application of specialized knowledge. Topics vary each term and have included strategy for information intensive industries, empirical research in operations management, analytical methods of operation research, introduction to management in information economy, and models for medical management. May be repeated for credit with topic change. S/U or letter grading.

  • M243. Individuals and Groups in Organizations

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Management M259A.) (Same as Psychology M222E.) Lecture, three hours. Designed for graduate students. Doctoral-level survey of classic and emerging theories and research in field of organizational behavior, with focus on micro-level topics related to individual and interpersonal processes within organizations. Exploration of how individual behaviors, cognitions, and perceptions are affected by organizational content, structure, and culture. S/U or letter grading.

  • 244. Advanced Studies in Human Resource Management

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Management 259B.) Lecture, three hours. Designed for graduate students. Doctoral-level survey of research literature assessing how organizations utilize human resources to enhance individual, group, and organizational effectiveness. Current theory and research in psychology, anthropology, organization behavior, and economics, including topics such as careers, participation, negotiations, and technology/work systems. S/U or letter grading.

  • 245. Markets and Organizations

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Management 259C.) Seminar, three hours. Designed for graduate students. Doctoral-level survey of major topics in organizational behavior, with focus on macro-level organizational topics related to study of organizational systems and organizational environments. Topics may include demography, organizational change, organizational structure, and networks. Letter grading.

  • 246. Theory in Marketing

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Management 269A.) Lecture, three hours. Serves as mechanism to introduce students to development of marketing thought. Issues pertaining to general topic of theory development and testing. Prepares students for conducting theoretically grounded research in marketing. S/U or letter grading.

  • 247. Research in Marketing Management

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Management 269B.) Lecture, three hours. Designed for Ph.D. students. Study of research issues associated with marketing management decisions. Recent research in areas of strategic marketing, market segmentation, new product development and introduction, pricing strategies, channel policy, promotion decisions, and sales force management examined critically. Review of both quantitative and behavioral approaches to studying these issues. S/U or letter grading.

  • 248. Quantitative Research in Marketing

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Management 269C.) Lecture, three hours. Designed for Ph.D. students in management and related fields. Students are assumed to have good background in marketing principles and to be familiar with probability, statistics, mathematical programming, and econometrics. Review of a range of quantitative models as applied in marketing research. S/U or letter grading.

  • 249. Behavioral Research in Marketing

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Management 269D.) Seminar, three hours. Designed for Ph.D. students who are conducting research in consumer behavior or related areas. Empirical research in consumer behavior surveyed and critically evaluated from theoretical as well as practical perspectives. S/U or letter grading.

  • 250. Special Research Topics in Marketing

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Management 269E.) Lecture, three hours. Designed for Ph.D. students. Advanced selected topics in marketing, with emphasis on thorough examination of one or two topics in current research and theory. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • M251. Research and Development Policy

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Management M292A.) (Same as Public Policy M280A.) Lecture, three hours. Examination of research and development as process and as element of goal-oriented organization. Factors affecting invention and innovation; transfer of technology; organizational and behavioral considerations; coupling of science, technology, and organizational goals; assessing of and forecasting technological futures. S/U or letter grading.

  • 252. Special Topics in Management Theory

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Management 298A.) Lecture, three hours. Designed for Ph.D. students. Examination in depth of problems or issues of current concern in management theory. Emphasis on recent contributions to theory, research, and methodology. Of special interest to advanced Ph.D. candidates, academic staff, or distinguished visiting faculty. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • 253. Theory and Research Methods in Organizations and Management

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Management 299M.) Seminar, three hours. Designed for Ph.D. students. Methodological issues in management research. Emphasis on identification of research opportunities and formulation and evaluation of research proposals. Alternative goals, settings, and designs. Hypothesis development and testing. Measurement. Implementation considerations. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • 254. Empirical Corporate Finance

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Familiarizes students with major areas of ongoing research in empirical corporate finance. Focus on state of empirical knowledge about corporate and household finance, and methodological issues arising in empirical research in corporate finance. S/U or letter grading.

  • 255. Information and Trading in Financial Markets

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Consideration of research on how information is processed in financial markets. Emphasis on classical models, as well as psychological approaches to stock price movements. Review of behavioral interpretations of trading behavior and price patterns in financial markets. S/U or letter grading.