Future Students:


MBA 705


MBA 705 Economic Analysis (3)

MBA 705 is designed to provide an appropriate, MBA-level course in economic analysis for managers. Topics include demand and supply, consumer and producer surplus, market equilibrium, disequilibrium and adjustment, price ceilings and price floors, the elasticities of demand, the short-run and long-run theories of production and cost, the economics of perfect competition, monopoly, monopolistic competition, price discrimination, profit maximization with input usage, or the marginal productivity theory of resource employment and income distribution, and the foreign exchange market.

MBA 705 Syllabus





Dr. Ben L. Kyer

Professor of Economics
Area Coordinator of Economics Program
FMU Distinguished Professor


Ph.D., West Virginia University, 1984
M.S., West Virginia University, 1980
B.S., Glenville State College, 1977

Areas of Expertise



Dr. Ben Kyer joined the Francis Marion faculty in 1989. He teaches Principles of Macroeconomics, Intermediate Macroeconomics, History of Economic Thought, Public Finance, and Economic Analysis. His research has appeared in The Journal of Macroeconomics, The Atlantic Economic Journal, Public Finance Quarterly, Journal of Economic Education, The American Economist, and the Journal of Economics and Finance Education.
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