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Course Descriptions for:
- Undergraduates
- Undergraduates & Graduates
- Graduates

Course Descriptions

Graduates
[EC 200-299]

201 Advanced Statistics. Statistical inference including elements of probability theory, hypothesis testing, and multivariate analysis. Offered only in the Fall.

202 Econometrics. Parameter estimation techniques for linear single equation and simultaneous equations and their application to the study of economic behavior. Offered only in the Spring.

203 Microeconomic Theory I. Analysis of consumer behavior, the theory of production, equilibrium of the firm and the industry, market structure, and the pricing of the factors of production. Offered only in the Fall.

204 Microeconomic Theory II. Advanced topics in microeconomic theory, such as equilibrium analysis and introduction to welfare economics. Offered only in the Spring.

205 Macroeconomic Theory I. Analysis of income and unemployment theory; comparison of classical, Keynesian, and post-Keynesian systems; and theories of inflation. Offered only in the Fall.

206 Macroeconomic Theory II. Advanced topics in macroeconomic theory, such as business cycles, growth models, and conditions for stability. Offered only in the Spring.

207 Graduate Applied Econometrics. Advanced topics in micro- and/or macro-econometrics. Offered only in the Fall. Prerequisite: Economics 202 or permission of instructor.

211 Research Methods Seminar I. Topics include advanced analysis in such areas as risk and uncertain asystematic information, dynamic general equilibrium, stochastic growth, and experimental economics. (Appropriate for graduate elective.) Offered in the Fall.

212 Research Methods Seminar II. Topics include advanced analysis in such areas as risk and uncertain asystematic information, dynamic general equilibrium, stochastic growth, and experimental economics. (Appropriate for graduate elective.) Offered in the Spring.

215 Research Seminar I. This course is a required course for all first year candidates in the Economics and Public Policy Ph.D. program. The course is taken for three units in the Fall semester.

217 Research Seminar II. This course is a required course for all first year candidates in the Economics and Public Policy Ph.D. program. The course is taken for three units in the Spring semester.

290 Independent Study. Independent reading or research on special topics in economics for one unit. Approval and supervision of a faculty member is required. Work in an approved internship is permissible as part of the curriculum. Grading is typically pass/fail.

293, 294 Special Topics. Guided individual study of an approved topic. Variable units.

295, 296 Thesis. Guided research on a topic that has been approved as a suitable subject for a master's thesis. Two courses.

401PT Master's Continuation, Part-time.

402FT Master's Continuation, Full-time.