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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 website, please e-mail us at econphdadvising@ucsd.edu.

Course Offerings for 2022/23

Last updated: October 3, 2022

As of Fall 2022, department seminars are no longer listed as formal courses with the registrar. Upper-year PhD students are still expected to regularly attend at least one seminar, but there is no need to enroll in order to attend. Click here for the schedule for our Fall 2022 seminars.  

    Fall
2022
Winter
2023
Spring
2023

205

Mathematics for Economists
(Fall of 1st Year)

Toda

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

220DEF

Econometrics
(2nd Year)

Hamilton

Wuthrich

Carson

280 Computation Arnold    
  Electives      
201 Advanced Microeconomics    
204 Contract Theory Watson
206 Decisions    
208 Games & Information

Sobel

 
210D Monetary Economics
and Business Cycles
214 Applied Macroeconomics

Ramey

221 Advanced Econometrics  

Zhu

227 Nonparametric and
Semi-Parametric Methods

Ma

 

230 Public Economics:
Taxation
     
232 Public Economics:
Redistribution and Social
Insurance

Fadlon

   

233

Public Economics of Health Care

Clemens

237 Political Economy Lowes/Bazzi
241 Microeconomics of Development

 

 Muralidharan

242 Macroeconomics of Development  

 Vogl/Munseob Lee

243 Organizational Economics of Development

 

Niehaus

245 International Trade
246 International Macroeconomics

 

247 Empirical Topics: International Economics  

 Trottner

 

248 Spatial Economics Eckert
250 Labor Economics Arnold/Dahl/Berman Berman/Dahl Betts/Arnold
262 Bahvioral Game Theory

Trevino

 

 

263 Modeling Behavioral Economics

 

 Vespa

264 Experimental Economics    
265 Alternative Choice Theory
266 Economics of Natural Resources

Boomhower/ Jacobsen

 

267 Topics in Environmental and Resource Economics  

Graff Ziven

 

268 Energy and Environmental
Economics

 

272 Finance-Intertemporal Models  

 

281

Special Topics in
Economics

Jacobsen    (Environmental for SIO MA students only)

A00: Meckel

B00: Jaimovich

 

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

Alon/Sobel

 

STAFF

286 Graduate Research Presentation

A00:Ma
(metrics/finance)

B00:Wu
(Macro)

C00:Sobel
(Micro)

D00:Arnold
(Intl/Dev/
Applied)

E00:Jacobsen
(Environmental)

Bharadwaj (Intl/Dev/
Applied)

A00:Zhu
(metrics/finance)

B00:STAFF
(Macro)

C00:Shishkin
(Micro)

D00:Meckel
(Intl/Dev/
Applied)

E00:Boomhower 
(Environmental) 

296 3rd Year Original
Research Paper
Alon/Sobel Niehaus STAFF
  Seminars      
202ABC Theory, Behavioral and Experimental Toda Du
212ABC Macroeconomics

Herreno

 

Wu

222ABC Econometrics Ma Zhu

235ABC

Applied Economics

Fadlon

Clemens

244ABC Development Economics

Niehaus/Mcintosh

Muralidharan

249ABC Global Economy Workshop

Eckert

Trottner

269C Environmental and Resource Economics  

STAFF