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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
 

WI23 Economics 182: Topics in Microeconomics

This course uses game theory to analyze various issues related to the Israeli economy and Israeli society, such as: (1) the solution concept of Shapley value and its application to analyze the structure of coalitions and the relative power of different parties in the Israeli multi-party parliament (Knesset), (2) basic concepts of matching theory, and their application to Israel (Israeli medical interns match, Israeli program for kidney exchange), (3) basic solution concept of non-cooperative games, and their applications to study some aspects of the Israeli-Arab conflict, and (4) economic analysis of various Talmudic laws. 

Prerequisites: ECON 100C. 

WI23 Economics 183: Topics in Macroeconomics

Economics 183 in Winter Quarter focuses on financial markets and financial securities in an international macroeconomic context. The course explores the determination of international asset prices and financial portfolios and their consequences for the economy using both theory and data. Topics include exchange rates, global bond markets and equity markets.

Topic Outline

1. Money/currency in an international setting

2. Risk and returns tradeoff and portfolio choice

3. Exchange rates

4. Global bond market

5. Global equity market

6. Derivatives and cryptocurrencies  

Prerequisites: 110B (or 100A and 120B if Management Science major)

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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:  November 3, 2022

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

ECON 1: 
Principles of Microeconomics

Famulari Martinez

   A. Ma    Crane   Levkoff

Crane Crane
ECON 2: 
Market Imperfections & Policy

 

Crane Crane Candido

ECON 3: 
Principles of Macroeconomics

Paul

Paul

V. Ramey
V. Ramey

Crane

ECON 4: 
Financial Accounting

Anderson Levkoff Levkoff Levkoff
Levkoff

ECON 5:
Data Analytics/Social Sciences

 

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

Famulari

 

Newhouse
Newhouse

Newhouse
Newhouse 

Famulari
Famulari

ECON 100B: 
Microeconomics B

Nieto - Barthaburu

Newhouse

Galperti Galperti

 Tocoian   Tocoian   Grigoryan Grigoryan

Grigoryan Grigoryan

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

X. Ma

Sun
DeVries
Candido Dahl
Dahl
Candido
Candido
ECON 120BH: Honors
Econometrics B
Dahl
ECON 120C: 
Econometrics C
Wuthrich Sun Candido Candido Sun
Sun
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 Carson
ECON 134: US Social Safety Net Gelber
ECON 137: Corruption Niehaus
ECON 138:
Economics of Discrimination
Bharadwaj Bharadwaj Bharadwaj
ECON 140: Econ of Health Producers
ECON 142: Behavioral Economics Trevino
Trevino
ECON 143: Experimental Econ
ECON 144: Econ of Conservation Squires
ECON 145: Econ of Ocean Resources Squires
ECON 146: Economic Stabilization Cohen
ECON 147: Economics of Education Betts
ECON 151: Public
Econ: Expenditures I
Meckel
Meckel

ECON 152: Public Econ: Expenditures II

Fadlon
Fadlon
ECON 159: Economic Historyof the U.S.
ECON 164: The Indian Economy Muralidharan
ECON 168: Economics of Modern Israel Heller Heller
ECON 171: 
Decisions Under Uncertainty
Levkoff Du
ECON 172A: 
Operations Research A
ECON 172B:
Operations Research B
Newhouse
ECON 173A: 
Financial Investments
Toda
ECON 173B: 
Corporate Finance

Levkoff
Newhouse

ECON 174: Financial
Risk Mgmt
Staff
ECON 176:
Marketing
ECON 178: Econ & Business Forecasting Zhu Zhu Zhu
ECON 181: Topics in Economics Heller
ECON 183: Topics in Macroeconomics

Wu
Wu

ECON 191A: 
Sr. Essay Seminar A
Vespa
ECON 191B: 
Sr. Essay Seminar B
Galperti