Category Archives: Economics


  • ECON3400 – International Economics, Fall 2005
    This course provides a broad overview of international trade theory, policy, and international finan
  • ECON1500 – Introduction to Economics, Fall 2005
    Introduction to Economics is designed to build an understanding of economic institutions, history, a
  • ECON2010 – Introduction to Microeconomics, Spring 2006
    This course is designed to help you build an understanding of the economics of the market place. In
  • ECON4020 – Macroeconomics for Managers, Spring 2006
    This course provides a broad overview of macroeconomic theory and policy. The focus is on understand
  • ECON4010 – Managerial Economics, Fall 2005
    This course covers the essential principles and tools ofManagerial Economics, the application of mic
  • 14.02 Principles of Macroeconomics, Fall 2004
    This course provides an overview of the following macroeconomic issues: the determination of output,
  • 14.02 Principles of Macroeconomics, Fall 2002
    This course will provide an overview of macroeconomic issues: the determination of output, employmen
  • 14.03 Intermediate Applied Microeconomics, Fall 2004
    This class presents microeconomic theory and applications of consumer and producer behavior and welf
  • 14.04 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory, Fall 2003
    This course focuses on the following topics: basic theory of consumer behavior; production and costs
  • 14.05 Intermediate Applied Macroeconomics, Fall 2005
    This subject considers three topics of macroeconomics that are alive and controversial for policy to
  • 14.06 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory, Spring 2003
    This course is a survey of modern macroeconomics at a fairly advanced level. Topics include neoclass
  • 14.06 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory, Spring 2004
    This course is a survey of modern macroeconomics at a quite advanced level. Topics include the neocl
  • 14.11 Putting Social Sciences to the Test: Field Experiments in Economics, Spring 2006
    14.11 is a new class on the topic of field (that is, \’in situ\’) and laboratory experiments in the
  • 14.121 Microeconomic Theory I, Fall 2005
    This course provides an introduction to microeconomic theory and is the first course in the microeco
  • 14.122 Microeconomic Theory II, Fall 2002
    This course offers an introduction to noncooperative game theory. The course is intended both for gr
  • 14.123 Microeconomic Theory III, Spring 2005
    The central topic of this course is the theory of general equilibrium and its applications and exten
  • 14.124 Microeconomic Theory IV, Spring 2003
    The topic of the class is information economics. The purpose is to give an introduction to some of t
  • 14.126 Game Theory, Fall 2004
    This course is a rigorous investigation of the evolutionary and epistemic foundations of solution co
  • 14.127 Behavioral Economics and Finance, Spring 2004
    This course surveys research which incorporates psychological evidence into economics. Topics includ
  • 14.128 Dynamic Optimization & Economic Applications (Recursive Methods), Spring 2003
    The unifying theme of this course is best captured by the title of our main reference book: ��R
  • 14.12 Economic Applications of Game Theory, Fall 2005
    Game Theory is a misnomer for Multiperson Decision Theory, the analysis of situations in which payof
  • 14.13 Economics and Psychology, Spring 2004
    This course integrates psychological insights into economic models of behavior. It discusses the lim
  • 14.147 Topics in Game Theory, Spring 2005
    This course/workshop aims to provide an invigorating intellectual environment for graduate students
  • 14.20 Industrial Organization and Public Policy, Spring 2003
    This is a course in industrial organization, the study of firms in markets. Industrial organization
  • 14.23 Government Regulation of Industry, Spring 2003
    The objective of this course is to introduce you to the role of government in markets where competit
  • 14.271 Industrial Organization I, Fall 2005
    The course provides a graduate level introduction to Industrial Organization. It is designed to prov
  • 14.27 Economics and E-commerce, Fall 2000
    This course uses theoretical models and studies of \”old economy\” industries to help understand the
  • 14.30 Introduction to Statistical Method in Economics, Spring 2003
    This course will provide a solid foundation in probability and statistics for economists and other s
  • 14.30 Introduction to Statistical Method in Economics, Spring 2006
    This course is a self-contained introduction to statistics with economic applications. Elements of p
  • 14.32 Econometrics, Spring 2003
    This course covers the statistical tools needed to understand empirical economic research and to pla
  • 14.33 Economics Research and Communication, Fall 2004
    This course will guide students through the process of forming economic hypotheses, gathering the ap
  • 14.33 Economics Research and Communication, Spring 2005
    This course is for students interested in conducting original research on economics questions. There
  • 14.382 Econometrics I, Spring 2005
    This course focuses on the specification and estimation of the linear regression model. The course d
  • 14.384 Time Series Analysis, Fall 2002
    The course is an introduction to univariate and multivariate time series models. It starts by introd
  • 14.41 Public Economics, Fall 2004
    This course examines the role of the public sector in the economy. The aim of the course is to provi
  • 14.42 / 14.420 Environmental Policy and Economics, Spring 2004
    This course explores the proper role of government in the regulation of the environment. It will hel
  • 14.451 Macroeconomic Theory I, Spring 2003
    The first half of the semester is an introduction to the techniques and the applications of dynamic
  • 14.452 Macroeconomic Theory II, Spring 2005
    This is the second course in the four-quarter graduate sequence in macroeconomics. Its purpose is to
  • 14.453 Macroeconomic Theory III, Fall 2002
    This course covers issues in the theory of consumption, investment and asset prices. We lay out the
  • 14.454 Macroeconomic Theory IV, Fall 2004
    This half-term course covers the macroeconomic implications of imperfections in labor markets, goods
  • 14.462 Advanced Macroeconomics II, Spring 2004
    14.462 is the second semester of the second-year Ph.D. macroeconomics sequence. The course is intend
  • 14.471 Public Economics I, Fall 2003
    This course is a one-semester introduction to the economic analysis of taxation. It covers both theo
  • 14.472 Public Economics II, Spring 2004
    This course covers theory and evidence on government expenditure policy– topics include: The theory
  • 14.475 Environmental Economics and Government Responses to Market Failure, Spring 2005
    This course explores the theory behind and evidence on regulatory, tax, and other government respons
  • 14.54 International Trade, Fall 2005
    The course will help us understand what determines the flow of goods across countries, i.e. internat
  • 14.64 Labor Economics and Public Policy, Spring 2006
    The course is an introduction to the field of Labor Economics, with an eye to helping students think
  • 14.661 Labor Economics I, Fall 2003 – Fall 2004
    The aim of this course is to acquaint students with traditional topics in labor economics and to enc
  • 14.662 Labor Economics II, Spring 2005
    This class focuses on labor institutions, the transformation of those institutions in the last three
  • 14.731 Economic History, Fall 2006
    This course offers a comprehensive survey of world economic history, designed to introduce economics
  • 14.74 Foundations of Development Policy, Spring 2004
    In this course, we will study the different facets of human development: education, health, gender,
  • 14.771 Development Economics: Microeconomic Issues and Policy Models, Fall 2002
    Prerequisites: 14.121, 14.122Topics include: Agricultural issues: peasant behavior, land tenancy, an