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Economics Courses

Announcement (27 July 2012): As of 7/27/2012, the following courses have been renumbered:

  • 73-230 is now the course number for "Intermediate Microeconomics", replacing the number 73-150 (9 units);
  • 73-240 is now the course number for "Intermediate Macroeconomics", replacing the number 73-200 (9 units); and
  • 73-363 is now new course number for "Econometrics", replacing the number 73-261 (9 units).

Core Economic Theory Curriculum

  • 73-100 "Principles of Economics" (9 units)
  • 73-230 "Intermediate Microeconomics" (9 units)
  • 73-240 "Intermediate Macroeconomics" (9 units)
  • 73-252 "Advanced Microeconomic Theory" (Mini 6 units) - this course is not required for students pursuing the B.A. in Economics
  • 73-253 "Advanced Macroeconomic Theory" (Mini 6 units) - this course is not required for students pursuing the B.A. in Economics

Prerequisites for these courses may include courses in mathematics, probability, statistics, and computer science.   


Advanced Economics Electives

  • Classes listed as 73-300 and higher with the following exceptions
    • 73-497 "Senior Project"
    • 73-407 "Fundamentals of Statistical Modeling"
    • 73-450 "Economics Colloquium
  • A maximum of one approved advanced Economics elective course offered by a different department may be applied towards the B.S. in Economics.
  • Further description of the courses offered can be accesses through the Economics Course List.

Prerequisites for these courses may include courses in mathematics, probability, statistics, and computer science.   


Special Electives

  • The list of Special Electives approved for the B.A. in Economics is updated each semester.

N.B.: NEW FALL 2012 ECONOMICS ELECTIVE COURSE.

Prof. Laurence Ales will offer Emerging Markets (73-421), a course whose aim is to understand the economic, political and institutional forces that spur or hinder business activity and success in developing countries.

N.B.: NEW SPRING 2012 ECONOMICS ELECTIVE COURSES.

Profs. Bumin Yemez, Limor Golan, Rebecca Lessem, and Bennett McCallum will offer four newly created courses, Market Design: Theory and Practice (73-315), Labor Economics (73-340), Public Economics (73-352), History of Money and Monetary Policy (73-375), respectively.  Additionally, the Economics Colloquium (73-450) will now be required for students entering in the Fall of 2010.  Current Juniors and Seniors are welcome and encouraged to sit in this one-unit pass/fail course.

 

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