Study of the uses of accounting data to make basic managerial decisions of the firm. Comparisons between managerial decision-making and economic theory of the firm will be made. Prerequisite: ECON*285. Students who have received credit for ECON*170 may not also receive credit for ECON*286. Either ECON*160 or ECON*285 is a satisfactory rerequisite for ECON*286. Distribution Requirements: QR, SB.