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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 2019/20

Last updated: June 28, 2019

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
2019
Winter
2020
Spring
2020

205

Mathematics for Economists
(Fall of 1st Year)

Toda

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

220DEF

Econometrics
(2nd Year)

Elliott

Wuthrich

Carson

280 Computation TBA    
  Electives      
201 Advanced Microeconomics    Sobel
204 Contract Theory Watson
206 Decisions    
208 Games & Information  
210D Monetary Economics
and Business Cycles
214 Applied Macroeconomics  
221 Advanced Econometrics    Zhu
227 Nonparametric and
Semi-Parametric Methods

Ma

230 Public Economics:
Taxation
     
231 Public Economics:
Natl Govt Expenditures

Cullen/Gelber

   

232

Public Economics:
Redistribution and Social
Insurance

 

 

237 Political Economy M Callen
241 Microeconomics of Development

Muralidharan/ Bharadwaj

242 Macroeconomics of Development    
243 Organizational Economics of Development

Vogl

Rauch/Niehaus

245 International Trade Ramondo    
247 Empirical Topics: International Economics    

Muendler/ Ramondo

250 Labor Economics Berman/Betts/Dahl Berman/Dahl Antonovics/Betts
263 Modeling Behavioral Economics Trevino

 

 

264 Experimental Economics    Andreoni  
266 Economics of Natural Resources

 

Jacobsen

267 Topics in Environmental and Resource Economics  

 

 

268 Energy and Environmental
Economics

Boomhower

272 Finance-Intertemporal Models  

 

281

Special Topics in
Economics

Jacobsen    (Environmental for MA students in SIO only)

Meckel (Public Finance)

Bowen (Political Economy)

Alon (Macroeconomics)

 

Du (Public Finance)

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

Bharadwaj/Machina

 

Wuthrich

286 Graduate Research Presentation

Wuthrich
(Econometrics/
Finance)

Bharadwaj
(Intl/Dev/
Applied)

Galperti
(Micro)

Jacobsen
(Environmental) 

Lagakos
(Macro)

 

Sun
(Econometrics)

Du (Finance)

TBA
(Intl/Dev/
Applied)

Galperti
(Micro)

Boomhower 
(Environmental) 

Alon
(Macro)

 

 

296 3rd Year Original
Research Paper
Bharadwaj/Machina   Wuthrich 
  Seminars      
202ABC Microeconomic Theory Du   Sobel
212ABC Macroeconomics

Lagakos

 

222ABC Econometrics Wuthrich

235ABC

Applied Microeconomics

Gelber

TBA

249ABC International/Development Lee (GPS)/Vogl  

Khanna (GPS)/ Muendler