PAUL 670 (07) - BiP-Analytical Intelligence Topics

BiP: A/Macro Strategies

Durham   Paul College of Business&Econ :: Paul College Business & Econ
Credits: 2.0
Term: Spring 2023 - Full Term (01/24/2023 - 05/08/2023)
Grade Mode: Credit/Fail Grading
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 56594
Business in Practice: Analytical Intelligence develops students' abilities to analyze ideas, solve problems and make decisions. An emphasis is placed on experiential learning and instruction from business professionals. Rotating topic courses are offered to meet the needs of the ever-changing business environment. Cr/F, unless noted as letter graded n the section or additional course details.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.
Only listed campus in section: Durham
Only listed colleges in section: Paul College of Business&Econ
Classes not allowed in section: Freshman
Instructors: Susan Mattioni, Neil Niman, Alexander Spitz

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/24/2023 5/8/2023 M 6:40pm - 8:00pm HS 105
Additional Course Details: 

Macro Strategies

Macro Strategies gives you insider access at the ways business economists analyze and interpret economic data on a day-to-day basis. Focusing on news and data releases, you will gain confidence in understanding what specific economic data means in the context of the economy, financial markets, and moreover, your own personal and/or professional investing lives.  

After understanding economic data,  teams will develop a business cycle model, learn how to apply that model, and gain insight on how that translates across various industries and asset classes (such as stock, bond, and commodity markets). Student teams then apply this knowledge to develop and deliver a 6 month forecast.  

Industry Professional Bio:

Alex Spitz: Macroeconomic Research Analyst on the asset allocation team at Columbia Threadneedle Investments. He’s held this position for about five years, primarily covering the economies of the US and China. Prior to Columbia Threadneedle, Alex worked as an economic consultant at Global Economics Group and as a senior research assistant at the Federal Reserve Board.

10 seats reserved for ECON Majors during priority registration