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No Module   Course name Credit Keywords
1 Economics (15)   Microeconomics 3 Consumer behavior; uncertainty and consumer behavior; production and cost of production; producer behavior and profit maximization; market structure and business structure; pricing with market power; game theory and competitive strategy; market for factor inputs; investment, time and capital markets
2   Macroeconomics 3 Modeling the economy:  aggregate supply; aggregate demand; economic growth models; inflation control; budget deficits and public debt; unemployment and growth; fiscal policies and monetary policies; business cycle and macro economy
3   Development issues and business cycle 3 Growth, efficiency, productivity, and structural change; trade and foreign investment; poverty and vulnerabilities; health and education issues; entrepreneurship development; institution; business cycle and economic crisis  
4 Elective (2/4) Project Appraisal 3 Project evaluation; investment criteria; optimum investment; cost of capital; inflation; risk analysis; economic analysis and simulation
5 Environmental issues in firm 3 External cost; optimal pollution; environmental tax; subsidy; tradable discharge permit; information provision and voluntary agreement; compliance and enforcement; corporate environmental accounting
6 Urban Economics 3 Clustering and agglomeration economies; spatial choices and neighborhood effects; traffic congestion; housing market and policies; local public goods; measurement of quality of life in cities
7 International Trade 3 Labor productivity and comparative advantage; resources and trade; terms of trade; external economies of scale and production location; trade in differentiated products under imperfect competition; instruments of trade policy; new free trade agreements; trade and growth; lessons for Vietnam
8 Finance (12)   Money, Banking and Financial Markets 3 Financial markets in developing countries; money markets; capital markets; foreign exchange markets; orthodox theories of financial markets; monetary policy and regulation of the financial system; Financial market liberalisation and economic development
9   Corporate Finance 3 Time value of money; discounted cash flow valuation; interest rates and bond valuation; stock valuation; return, risk and the security market line; project analysis and evaluation; financial leverage and capital structure policy; dividend and payout policy; options and corporate finance; leasing
10 Elective (2/3) International Finance 3 International monetary system; balance of payments; Foreign exchange market: quotations & arbitrages; international parity conditions; foreign exchange determination and forecasting; Foreign currency derivatives; managing transaction exposure; corporate governance &
Cross-border mergers, acquisitions; corporate risk management 
11 Development Finance 3 Finance for growth and business sector; Financial repression; financial liberalization; private capital flows to developing countries; foreign aids and growth; financial crisis; financial restructuring; restructuring Vietnam's financial system
12 Behavioral Finance 3 Market anomalies: sentiment, momentum, overconfidence, limited attention; expected values and utilities; prospect theory; heuristics, biases and investment mistakes; neuro and cultural finance
13 Analytical tools (19)   Philosophy 4  
14   Academic writing & Critical thinking 3 Basic element of writing; development of paragraphs; essay structure; cohesion and coherence; comparison and contrast; augmentation; paraphrasing and summarizing; draft workshop
15   Econometrics 4 Linear regression; models of limited dependent variables; survival analysis; time-series analysis; panel data; endogeneity; generalized method of moments; simultaneous system of equations
16   Statistic in economics 2 Descriptive statistics; probability; contingency tables; distribution; confidence intervals; hypothesis testing; index numbers; nonparametric methods; sampling 
17   Data science  3 Predictive modeling; supervised segmentation; machine learning; similarity; nearest-neighbor reasoning; cluster analysis; co-occurrences and association; profiling; data-driven causal explanation
18   Research Methodology 3 Identifying research problems; building research questions; framing the research; collecting and managing data; choosing analytical approach; writing up the research; discussing ethical concerns
19 Dissertation   Thesis Research Design [2] or Passed?  
20   Thesis 14 Problem statement; research objectives; literature reviews; research methods; discussion of results; conclusions and policy implications