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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 2020/21

Last updated: November 18, 2020

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
2020
Winter
2021
Spring
2021

205

Mathematics for Economists
(Fall of 1st Year)

Toda

   
  Core      
200ABC Microeconomics
(1st Year)
Machina Toda/Watson Du/Galperti
210ABC Macroeconomics
(1st Year)
Alon Rondina Wieland
220ABC Econometrics
(1st Year)
Elliott Ma Sun

220DEF

Econometrics
(2nd Year)

Elliott

Wuthrich/Zhu

Carson

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

 

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

Cullen

   

232

Public Economics:
Redistribution and Social
Insurance

 

Fadlon 

 Clemens

237 Political Economy Niehaus/Lowes
241 Microeconomics of Development

Muralidharan

242 Macroeconomics of Development  Vogl  
243 Organizational Economics of Development

 

245 International Trade   Eckert
246 International Macroeconomics
247 Empirical Topics: International Economics    

Trottner

250 Labor Economics Berman/Betts/Dahl Berman/Dahl Betts
262 Behavioral Game Theory Andreoni/Vespa
263 Modeling Behavioral Economics Trevino

 

 

264 Experimental Economics    Andreoni/Vespa
265 Alternative Choice Theory
266 Economics of Natural Resources

 

 

267 Topics in Environmental and Resource Economics  

 Graff Zivin

 

268 Energy and Environmental
Economics

 

272 Finance-Intertemporal Models  

 

281

Special Topics in
Economics

Jacobsen    (Environmental for MA students in SIO only)

Bowen (Political Economy)

Meckel (Public Finance)

Du (Microeconomic Theory)

 

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

Ma/Vespa

 

Wieland/Wuthrich

286 Graduate Research Presentation

Zhu
(Econometrics/
Finance)

Alon
(Macro/Intl)

Trevino
(Micro)

Meckel
(Applied/Dev)

Jacobsen
(Environmental)

 Fadlon (Applied/Dev)

Ma
(Econometrics/finance)

Wieland
(Macro/Intl)

Lowes
(Applied/Dev)

Boomhower 
(Environmental) 

296 3rd Year Original
Research Paper
Ma/Vespa   Wieland/Wuthrich
  Seminars      
202ABC Microeconomic Theory Galperti   Trevino
212ABC Macroeconomics

Alon

Wieland

222ABC Econometrics Zhu Ma

235ABC

Applied Microeconomics

Clemens

Berman

249ABC International/Development Rauch  

Lowes