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 2018/19

Last updated: July 9, 2018

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
2018
Winter
2019
Spring
2019

205

Mathematics for Economists
(Fall of 1st Year)

Toda

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

220DEF

Econometrics
(2nd Year)

Beare/
Elliott

Wuthrich

Carson

280 Computation G Ramey    
  Electives      
201 Advanced Microeconomics    
204 Contract Theory Watson
206 Decisions    
208 Games & Information Sobel  
210D Monetary Economics
and Business Cycles
214 Applied Macroeconomics  
221 Advanced Econometrics    
227 Nonparametric and
Semi-Parametric Methods
 
230 Public Economics:
Taxation
     
231 Public Economics:
Natl Govt Expenditures
     

232

Public Economics:
Redistribution and Social
Insurance

 

Fadlon

Clemens

237 Political Economy Callen
241 Microeconomics of Development   Muralidharan  
242 Macroeconomics of Development    
243 Organizational Economics of Development

Rauch/
Niehaus

245 International Trade      
247 Empirical Topics: International Economics      
250 Labor Economics Betts/
Berman
Betts/
Berman
263 Modeling Behavioral Economics

Andreoni

Trevino

264 Experimental Economics      
266 Economics of Natural Resources

Jacobsen

267 Topics in Environmental and Resource Economics  

Graff Zivin

 

268 Energy and Environmental
Economics

Boomhower

272 Finance-Intertemporal Models  

Toda

281

Special Topics in
Economics

Jacobsen    (Environmental for MA students in SIO only)

Bowen
(Dynamic Political Economic Theory)

Du
(Micro
Theory)

Meckel
(Anti-poverty Programs in the U.S.)

  3rd Year Research      
285 3rd Year Pre-Candidacy Presentation

Bharadwaj/Machina

  Beare
286 Graduate Research Presentation

Beare
(Econometrics/
Finance)

Lagakos
(Macro)

Galpereti
(Micro)

Jacobsen
(Environmental) 

Niehaus
(Intl/Dev/
Applied)

Du
(Finance)

V Ramey (Macro)

Trevino
(Micro)

Bharadwaj
(Intl/Dev/
Applied)

Carson (Environmental)

296 3rd Year Original
Research Paper
Bharadwaj/Machina   Beare 
  Seminars      
202ABC Microeconomic Theory  Toda   Trevino

212ABC

Macroeconomics

  Lagakos

 

V Ramey

222ABC Econometrics  Wuthrich   Beare

235ABC

Applied Microeconomics

 Fadlon



 

Meckel

249ABC International/Development GPS Faculty TBD    Rauch