Economics
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

ECON 695: Special Topics in Economics

ECON 695-004: Airline Economics
(Spring 2018)

07:20 PM to 10:00 PM M

Robinson B108

Section Information for Spring 2018

Airlines apply economic principles in many surprising ways. Ever wonder why airline pricing seems so bizarre? It’s because of price elasticity and perishable products. Have you been denied a frequent flier seat even though you have the miles? Blame Yield Management, an Economics-based forecasting science critical to airline revenues. Why do Airlines partner and even share their codes with competitors? Economics drives the basis for the key aspects of these alliances.  Add in labor contracts, airport operations, fleet planning, aircraft scheduling, lots of metrics, and plenty more for a super elective class! 

 

Airline Economics is offered as both a 400-level undergraduate and 600-level graduate elective.  Great for Economics majors, Business majors, Aviation Engineers, and anyone interested in how Economics really comes to life in this complex industry. 

Topic Varies

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Topics vary according to interests of instructor. Emphasizes new areas of discipline. Notes: May be repeated when topic is different. May be repeated within the term.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture

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