11.434 Tools for Analysis: Design for Real Estate and Infrastructure Development


Class Info

Introduction to analytical tools to support design and decision-making in real estate, infrastructure development, and investment. Particular focus on identifying and valuing sources of flexibility using "real options," Monte-Carlo simulation, and other techniques from the field of engineering systems. Integrates economic and engineering perspectives, and is suitable for students with various backgrounds. Provides useful preparation for thesis work in the area.

This class has no prerequisites.

11.434 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by D. Geltner and R. de Neufville.

Lecture occurs 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 9-354.

This class counts for a total of 6 credits.

In the Spring 2016 Subject Evaluations, 11.434 was rated 5.7 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the Tools for Analysis: Design for Real Estate and Infrastructure Development site or on the 11.434 Stellar site.

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