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Undergraduate Courses in Economics

The Department of Economics offers over 100 undergraduate courses throughout the academic year including core courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics, operations research, 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 send a message through the Virtual Advising Center.

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TENTATIVE Course offerings: 2022-23

If a professor (or STAFF) is listed in the term, the course is currently scheduled to be offered in that term. The number of names shown by each course, will indicate the number of classes we will be offering of that course in that quarter.  For example, in Winter 2022, there are two classes of ECON 3, taught by Ramey, V., so she is listed two times.


Please note that all course offerings are subject to change

 

WI22 Economics 181: Special Topics

Economics 181 in Winter Quarter will cover the theory, evidence, and practice of building state capacity in low and middle-income countries that is taught through a detailed case study of India.  While the examples and context will be drawn from India, the conceptual issues covered in the course will be relevant to several developing countries.

Prerequisites: ECON 1 and 3

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Instructors' names for those listed as STAFF are forthcoming and will be posted as soon as possible.

Note: there is a comprehensive list of elective courses sorted by interest here. Academic Senate approved Economic courses, with title, course descriptions and prerequisites are here.

Last updated:  May 13, 2022

  Spring
2022
Summer
I, 2022
Summer
II, 2022
Fall
2022
Winter
2023
Lower Division

ECON 1: 
Principles of Microeconomics

Candido
Candido
Famulari Martinez

A. Ma    Levkoff   Staff

Candido
ECON 2: 
Market Imperfections & Policy

 

Staff Staff

ECON 3: 
Principles of Macroeconomics

A. Ma

Paul

Staff

V. Ramey
V. Ramey

ECON 4: 
Financial Accounting

Levkoff
Levkoff
Anderson Levkoff Levkoff

ECON 5:
Data Analytics/Social Sciences

Arnold

 

Staff Arnold
Arnold
Upper Division
ECON 100A: 
Microeconomics A
Tocoian

Famulari

 

Newhouse
Newhouse

Newhouse
Newhouse 

ECON 100B: 
Microeconomics B
Tocoian

Nieto - Barthaburu

Newhouse

Galperti Galperti

Tocoian Tocoian

CON 100C: 
Microeconomics C
Boomhower Newhouse Du
Du
    Du          Grigoryan Grigoryan
ECON 101: International Trade (Freshman Semin Muendler
ECON 102: Globalization Muendler
Muendler
ECON 103: Int'l Monetary Relat. Muendler
ECON 105: Industrial
Organiz & Firm Strategy
Vespa
ECON 109: 
Game Theory
Shishkin
Shishkin
Watson Watson Shishkin
Shishkin
ECON 110A: 
Macroeconomics A
Rondina Chua   Alon           Alon Levkoff Jaimovich
ECON 110B: 
Macroeconomics B
Herreno
Herreno
Candido
Levkoff Trottner Trottner Hamilton Hamilton
ECON 110BH: Honors Macroeconomics B Hamilton
ECON 111: Monetary Economics Cohen Cohen
ECON 112: Macro Data Analysis
ECON 116:
Economic Development
Lowes
ECON 120A: 
Econometrics A
O
O
Bae
Xi
Xie Elliott
Elliott
Tocoian
Candido
Tocoian
ECON 120B: 
Econometrics B
X. Ma
X. Ma

X. Ma

Sun
DeVries
Candido Dahl
Dahl
ECON 120BH: Honors
Econometrics B
Dahl
ECON 120C: 
Econometrics C
Sun
Sun
Wuthrich Sun Candido Candido
ECON 120CH: Honors Econometrics C Sun
ECON 121: Applied Econometrics Redpath Vogl
ECON 125: Demographic
Analysis & Forecasting
Tayman
ECON 129: Cities, Inequalities, Innovation Eckert
Eckert
ECON 130:
Public Policy
Tang
ECON 131: 
Economics of the Environment
Nieto - Barthaburu Jacobsen
Jacobsen
ECON 132: Energy Economics
ECON 136: Human Resources Betts
Betts
ECON 137: Corruption Niehaus Niehaus
ECON 138:
Economics of Discrimination
Rittenhouse Bharadwaj Bharadwaj Bharadwaj
ECON 140: Econ of Health Producers
ECON 142: Behavioral Economics
ECON 143: Experimental Econ
ECON 144: Econ of Conservation Squires
ECON 145: Econ of Ocean Resources Squires
ECON 146: Economic Stabilization
ECON 151: Public
Econ: Expenditures I

ECON 152: Public Econ: Expenditures II

Fadlon
Fadlon
Fadlon
Fadlon
ECON 159: Economic Historyof the U.S.
ECON 164: The Indian Economy Muralidharan
ECON 165: Economics of the Middle East
ECON 171: 
Decisions Under Uncertainty
Newhouse Levkoff
ECON 172A: 
Operations Research A
Newhouse
ECON 172B:
Operations Research B
Newhouse
Newhouse
ECON 173A: 
Financial Investments
Toda Staff
ECON 173B: 
Corporate Finance
Levkoff Staff
ECON 174: Financial
Risk Mgmt
O
ECON 176:
Marketing
ECON 178: Econ & Business Forecasting Zhu Zhu Zhu
ECON 181: Topics in Economics Heller
ECON 191A: 
Sr. Essay Seminar A
Vespa
ECON 191B: 
Sr. Essay Seminar B
Galperti