College of Administration and Economics


Marketing Economics

Course Code ECON325 Th 3 Pr 3 CrHrs 3

Although the pervasive assumption in microeconomics is that firms know their market demand functions, understanding how firms actually acquire this information requires studying the well-established techniques embodied in the field of marketing research. Consumer demand features studied include preferences among existing products, new product development, competitive analysis, and customer satisfaction. Research design, data collection methods, sampling issues, and data analysis using basic and advanced statistical techniques are covered. Students apply econometrics to the task of

understanding consumers’ needs.