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

Course Offerings for 2017/18

Last updated: November 7, 2017

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 2017 Winter 2018 Spring 2018


Mathematics for Economists (Fall of 1st Year)


200ABC Microeconomics
(1st Year)
Machina Toda/Watson Sobel
210ABC Macroeconomics
(1st Year)
Lagakos Porzio Wieland
220ABC Econometrics (1st Year) Beare/Elliott Hamilton Sun


Econometrics (2nd Year)




280 Computation   G. Ramey  
201 Advanced Microeconomics    
206 Decisions    
208 Games & Information Sobel
210D Monetary Economics and Business Cycles Hamilton
214 Applied Macroeconomics  
221 Advanced Econometrics    
227 Nonparametric and Semi-Parametric Methods Sun
230 Public Economics: Taxation     R. Gordon
231 Public Economics: Natl Govt Expenditures Cullen    


Public Economics: Redistribution & Social Insurance



237 Political Economy Cullen
241 Microeconomics of Development   Muralidharan  
242 Macroeconomics of Development    
243 Meso Development (pending course approval) Rauch/Niehaus
245 International Trade   Ramondo  
247 Empirical Topics: International Economics     Muendler
250 Labor Economics Antonovics/Betts/Berman/Dahl Antonovics/Dahl Berman/Betts
263 Modeling Behavioral Economics Trevino    
264 Experimental Economics   Andreoni  
266 Economics of Natural Resources
267 Topics in Environmental and Resource Economics    Boomhower
272 Finance - Intertemporal Models  Toda  


Special Topics in Economics

Jacobsen (Environmental)

Watson (Micro Theory)

Fadlon/Clemens (Health)

Machina (Micro Theory)

 Rondina/Lagakos (Macro Theory)

  3rd Year Research      
285 3rd Year Pre-Candidacy Presentation Lagakos/White   R Gordon/Beare
286 Graduate Research Presentation

Beare (Econometrics)
Carson (Environmental)
Fadlon (Applied)
Machina (Micro Theory)
Muendler (Trade & Dev)
Lagakos (Macro Theory)



Beare (Econometrics
Boomhower (Environmental)
Porzio (Macro Theory
Trevino (Micro Theory)
Bharadwaj (Health)

296 3rd Year Original Research Paper Lagakos/White   R Gordon/Beare
202ABC Microeconomic Theory Trevino Watson Machina
212ABC Macroeconomics


Lagakos Porzio
222ABC Econometrics Wuthrich Wuthrich Beare


Applied Microeconomics




249ABC International/Development Muralidharan/GPS Faculty   Rauch