Economics PhD Courses

 

 

All doctoral courses offered by the Department of Economics are listed here.

Value and distribution.

Units: 3
Usually offered: Fall
Grading: Regular Grading
Prerequisite(s): ECON 361

General equilibrium and welfare economics.

Units: 3
Usually offered: Fall
Grading: Regular Grading
Prerequisite(s): Corequisite(s): ECON 501A

Other selected topics.

Units: 3
Usually offered: Spring
Grading: Regular Grading
Prerequisite(s): ECON 501B

National income analysis.

Units: 3
Usually offered: Spring
Grading: Regular Grading
Prerequisite(s): ECON 332

Uses economic history to show how research methods in economics are used to analyze data collected through empirical observation.

Units: 3
Usually offered: Spring
Grading: Regular Grading
Prerequisite(s): ECON 501A, ECON 520

Introduction to the theory and methods of mathematical economics and its applications. Designed primarily for entering graduate students majoring in economics.

Units: 2
Usually offered: Fall
Grading: Regular Grading
Prerequisite(s): or Concurrent registration, ECON 520; consult department before enrolling.

Introduction to the basic concepts of statistics and their application to the analysis of economic data. Designed primarily for entering graduate students majoring in economics.

Units: 3
Usually offered: Fall
Grading: Regular Grading
Prerequisite(s): Consult department before enrolling.

The theory of econometric estimation of single and simultaneous equation models.

Units: 3
Usually offered: Spring
Grading: Regular Grading
Prerequisite(s): ECON 520

 

 

Additional topics in the theory of econometric estimation of single and simultaneous equation models.

Units: 3
Usually offered: Fall
Grading: Regular Grading
Prerequisite(s): ECON 522A

 

The practical application of theoretical learning within a group setting and involving an exchange of ideas and practical methods, skills and principles.

Units: 1-3
Usually offered: Fall
Grading: Regular Grading
Prerequisite(s): Consult department before enrolling.

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports and/or papers.

May be repeated:  for credit one time (maximum two enrollments).

Units: 3
Usually offered: Fall
Grading: Regular Grading or SPCDE

 

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports and/or papers.

Units: 3
Usually offered: Fall
Grading: Regular Grading or SPCDE

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports and/or papers.

May be repeated:  for credit one time (maximum two enrollments).

Units: 3
Usually offered: Spring
Grading: Regular Grading or SPCDE

 

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports and/or papers.

May be repeated:  for credit one time (maximum two enrollments).

Units: 3
Usually offered: Fall
Grading: Regular Grading or SPCDE

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports and/or papers.

May be repeated:  for credit one time (maximum two enrollments).

Units: 3
Usually offered: Spring
Grading: Regular Grading or SPCDE

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports and/or papers.

May be repeated:  for credit one time (maximum two enrollments).

Units: 3
Usually offered: Fall
Grading: Regular Grading or SPCDE

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports and/or papers.

May be repeated:  for credit three times (maximum four enrollments).

Units: 3
Usually offered: Spring
Grading: Regular Grading or SPCDE

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports and/or papers.

May be repeated:  for credit three times (maximum four enrollments).

Units: 3
Usually offered: Fall
Grading: Regular Grading or SPCDE

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports and/or papers.

May be repeated:  for credit one time (maximum two enrollments).

Units: 3
Usually offered: Spring
Grading: Regular Grading or SPCDE

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports and/or papers.

May be repeated:  for credit one time (maximum two enrollments).

Units: 3
Usually offered: Fall
Grading: Regular Grading or SPCDE

Development and application of game theoretic models and techniques.

May be repeated:  for credit three times (maximum four enrollments).

Units: 3
Usually offered: Fall
Grading: Regular Grading or SPCDE

Using formal economic analysis to provide new perspectives on environmental questions. The first half of the course emphasizes methods for dynamic analysis and numerical techniques for dynamic optimization, with special application to climate economics. The second half studies theoretical approaches to a core set of environmental and energy topics, including decision-making under uncertainty.

Units: 3
Usually offered: Spring
Grading: Regular Grading or SPCDE
Prerequisite(s): ECON 501A, 501B, 501C and 502

The analysis of important and current empirical topics in environmental and energy economics. It begins with a brief introduction to some of the most important theoretical ideas of environmental economics and then dives into recent empirical analyses of the costs and benefits of environmental and energy issues. Topics will include: economic and health costs of pollution, wholesale and retail electricity markets, household energy behavior, emissions markets, the effects of environmental regulation on firms, fuel economy standards and gasoline taxes and the relationship between the environment and economic development.

Units: 3
Usually offered: Fall
Grading: Regular Grading
Prerequisite(s): ECON 501A, 501B, 501C, 502, 508 and 522A

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports and/or papers.

May be repeated:  for credit one time (maximum two enrollments).

Units: 3
Usually offered: Fall
Grading: Regular Grading or SPCDE

The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports and/or papers.

May be repeated:  for credit one time (maximum two enrollments).

Units: 3
Usually offered: Fall
Grading: Regular Grading or SPCDE

 

Development and analysis of theoretical and applied models at the intersection of law and economics, including asymmetric information, adverse selection, moral hazard and contracts.

Units: 3
Usually offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Regular Grading
Prerequisite(s): 
ECON 501A, 501B, 501C and 502

The practical application of theoretical learning within a group setting and involving an exchange of ideas and practical methods, skills and principles.

Units: 3
Usually offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Regular Grading
Prerequisite(s): ECON 696C 

 

The practical application of theoretical learning within a group setting and involving an exchange of ideas and practical methods, skills and principles.

May be repeated:  for credit four times (maximum five enrollments).

Units: 3
Usually offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Regular Grading
Prerequisite(s): ECON 696R, ECON 696S

Individual research, not related to thesis or dissertation preparation, by graduate students.

May be repeated: an unlimited number of times, consult your department for details and possible restrictions.

Units: 2-4
Usually offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading: Regular Grading

Research for the master's thesis (whether library research, laboratory or field observation or research, artistic creation or thesis writing). Maximum total credit permitted varies with the major department.

May be repeated: an unlimited number of times, consult your department for details and possible restrictions.

Units: 1-4
Usually offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading: SPEK

Research for the doctoral dissertation (whether library research, laboratory or field observation or research, artistic creation or dissertation writing).

May be repeated:  an unlimited number of times, consult your department for details and possible restrictions.

Units: 1-9
Usually offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading: SPEK