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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: 2021-22

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:  September 17, 2021

  Fall
2021
Winter
2022
Spring
2022
Lower Division

ECON 1: 
Principles of Microeconomics

Famulari
Famulari
Famulari
Candido Candido
Candido
ECON 2: 
Market Imperfections & Policy
Tocoian

Levkoff

Staff

ECON 3: 
Principles of Macroeconomics

A. Ma V. Ramey
V. Ramey

 

A. Ma

ECON 4: 
Financial Accounting

Levkoff Levkoff Levkoff
Levkoff

ECON 5:
Data Analytics/Social Sciences

Arnold

Arnold

Arnold
Upper Division
ECON 100A: 
Microeconomics A
Sinitsyn
Sinitsyn

Tocoian

Tocoian

ECON 100B: 
Microeconomics B
Levkoff
Levkoff

Tocoian

Tocoian

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

Dahl
Dahl
Berman
Berman

X. Ma
X. Ma
ECON 120BH: Honors
Econometrics B
Dahl
ECON 120C: 
Econometrics C
O
O
Wuthrich Wuthrich Sun
Sun
ECON 120CH: Honors Econometrics C Sun
ECON 121: Applied Econometrics 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
Jacobsen
Jacobsen
ECON 132: Energy Economics Carson
ECON 136: Human Resources Betts
Betts
ECON 137: Corruption Niehaus
ECON 138:
Economics of Discrimination
Bharadwaj/Brown/Rittenhouse
Bharadwaj/Brown/Rittenhouse
ECON 140: Econ of Health Producers Clemens
Clemens
ECON 142: Behavioral Economics Trevino
Trevino
ECON 143: Experimental Econ Andreoni
ECON 144: Econ of Conservation
ECON 145: Econ of Ocean Resources Squires
ECON 146: Economic Stabilization Cohen
ECON 151: Public
Econ: Expenditures I
Meckel
Meckel

ECON 152: Public Econ: Expenditures II

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