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Graduate Courses in Economics

The Department of Economics offers over 50 graduate courses throughout the academic year including core courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics and elective courses in various fields. Information on our courses can be found in the corresponding pages on the left. Should you have additional questions not covered by the information contained or resources listed on this Web site, please e-mail us at econphdadvising@ucsd.edu.

Course Offerings for 2015/16

Last updated: June 18, 2015

If a professor is listed in the term, the course is currently scheduled to be offered in that term. Please note that these are subject to change.

    Fall 2015 Winter 2016 Spring 2016
205 Mathematics for Economists Sobel/Watson    
  Core      
200ABC Microeconomics
(1st Year)
Machina Toda/Watson Galperti/Sobel
210ABC Macroeconomics
(1st Year)
Lagakos Flavin Wieland
220ABC Econometrics (1st Year) Beare/Elliott Hamilton Sun
220DEF Econometrics (2nd Year)

Beare/Elliott

Carson (220F) Komunjer (220E)
280 Computation   G. Ramey/White  
  Electives      
201 Advanced Microeconomics Sobel    
206 Decisions     Chambers
208 Games & Information   Galperti  
210D Monetary Economics and Business Cycles      
211 Advanced Macroeconomics     Hamilton
214 Applied Macroeconomics      

217

Real Frictions and Financial Frictions      
226 Bayesian and Numerical Methods      
227 Nonparametric and Semi-parametric Methods   Santos  
230 Public Economics: Taxation Gordon    
231 Public Economics: Natl Govt Expenditures   Cullen  
232 Public Economics: Redistribution & Social Insurance      
241 Microeconomics of Development   Muralidharan  
242 Macroeconomics of Development     Niehaus/Rauch
245 International Trade   Ramondo  
246 International Macroeconomics Baranga    
247 Empirical Topics: International Economics     Muendler
250 Labor Economics Antonovics/Berman/
Betts/Dahl
Berman/Dahl Antonovics/Betts
263 Modeling Behavioral Economics Trevino    
264 Experimental Economics   Andreoni  
265 Alternative Choice Theory      
266 Economics of Natural Resources Jacobsen    
267 Topics in Environmental and Resource Economics     Graff-Zivin
270 Finance - Core Asset Pricing   Timmermann  
272 Finance - Intertemporal Models Toda    
281 Special Topics in Economics Starr/Wieland (Financial Frictions and Foundations of Monetary Theory)   G. Ramey (Theoretical Topics in Finance)
  3rd Year Research      
285 3rd Year Pre-Candidacy Presentation Toda/White   Beare/Staff
286 Graduate Research Presentation

Sun
Lagakos
Watson
Staff
Berman
Jacobsen

 

Santos
Wieland
Galperti
Muendler
Antonovics
Carson

296 3rd Year Original Research Paper Toda/White   Beare/Staff
  Seminars      
202ABC Microeconomic Theory Sobel Wieland Chambers
212ABC Macroeconomics

Toda

Elliott Lagakos
222ABC Econometrics Beare TBD Komunjer
235ABC Applied Microeconomics TBD Trevino Cullen
249ABC International/Development Niehaus/IRPS Staff   Bharadwaj/IRPS Staff