Future Students:


MBA 705


MBA 705 Economic Analysis (3)

This course focuses on market analysis, both microeconomic and macroeconomic, for business decision making.  Topics include the theories of demand and supply, perfect competition, monopoly, international trade and the foreign exchange market, the money market and monetary policy, and the theories of public goods and externalities.



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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