PhD Course Offerings

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Spring 2020 Courses:

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Economics 710: Econ Stats and Econometrics II

M/W 11:00-12:25 p.m.

Instructors: Soelvsten/B. Hansen


Sections:

Thursday, 3:30-4:20 p.m.

Friday, 9:55-10:45 a.m.

Friday, 11:00-11:50 a.m.

Economics 713: Theory- Microeconomics Sequence

TuTh 1:00-2:15 p.m.

Instructors: L. Smith/Rostek


Sections:

Friday, 7:45-8:35 a.m.

Friday, 8:50-9:40 a.m.

Friday, 12:05-12:55 p.m.

Economics 714: Macroeconomics Sequence

MW 1:00-2:15 p.m.

Instructors: Mukhin/Kirpalani


Sections:

Friday, 1:20-2:10 p.m.

Friday, 2:25-3:15 p.m.

Friday, 3:30-4:20 p.m.

Economics 716: Econometric Methods

MW 9:30-10:45 a.m.

Instructors: Soelvsten/B. Hansen

Economics 735: Monetary and Financial Theory

M 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Instructor: Randall Wright

Economics 751: Labor Economics

TTh 11:00-12:15

Thursday: 5:00-7:30 p.m.

Instructors: Lentz/Fu

Economics 762: Industrial Organization

TTh 2:30-3:45

Instructors: Sullivan/Sorensen

Economics 809: Microeconomic Theory

TTh 11:00-12:15 p.m.

Instructors: Rostek/ L. Smith

Economics 810: Advanced Macroeconomic Theory

MW 2:30-3:45 p.m.

W 5:30-8:00 p.m.

Instructors: Williams/Kirpalani

Economics 845: Advanced Topics in Public Economics

MW 1:00-2:15

Instructors: Wiswall/Gregory

Economics 872: Advanced International Economics

MW 11:00-12:15 p.m.

Instructors: Engel/Mukhin

Economics 902: Workshop- Mathematic Economic Theory

Friday, 3:45-5:15 p.m

Economics 904: Workshop- Industrial Organization

Wednesday, 3:45-5:30 p.m.

Economics 914: Workshop- Econometrics

Friday, 1:20-3:20 p.m.

Economics 956: Workshop- Labor Economics

Monday, 3:45-5:15 p.m.

Economics 966: Workshop- Quantitative Macroeconomic Analysis

Thursday, 3:45-5:15 p.m.

Economics 969: Workshop- Public Economics

Tuesday, 3:45-5:30 p.m.

Economics 978: Workshop- International Economics

Tuesday, 3:45-5:30 p.m.

Fall 2019 Courses:

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Economics 703 - Mathematical Economics

Mathematical Economics (UW Course Guide)

A survey of mathematical techniques used in economic analysis. Linear algebra and optimization techniques are emphasized.

Lecture 001: W 5:30-8:00pm | Instructor: John Kennan


Credits: 3-4
Pre-req: Graduate/professional standing

Economics 709- Econ Stats and Econometrics I

Economic Statistics & Econometrics I (UW Course Guide)

Probability distributions, statistical inference; multiple linear regression; introduction to econometric methods. Enroll Info: It is expected that students will have completed three semesters calculus (such as MATH 234) and linear algebra (such as MATH 340).

Lecture 001: MW 1:00-2:15pm | Instructor: Jack Porter & Bruce Hansen


Credits: 3-4
Pre-req: Graduate/professional standing

Economics 711- Economic Theory- Microeconomics Sequence

Economic Theory: Microeconomics Sequence (UW Course Guide)

First course in a two-semester sequence: theories of firms, consumers, and markets; or partial and general equilibria in market and centralized economies; topics in welfare economics. Enroll Info: It is expected that students will have completed three semesters calculus (such as MATH 234) and linear algebra (such as MATH 340).

Lecture 001: TuTh 11:00 – 12:15pm| Instructors: Dan Quint & Bill Sandholm


Credits: 3
Pre-req: Graduate/professional standing

Economics 712- Economic Theory- Macroeconomics Sequence

Economic Theory-Macroeconomics Sequence (UW Course Guide)

First course in a two semester sequence: commodity, money and labor markets, their components and general equilibrium; intertemporal optimization and growth theory. Enroll Info: It is expected that students will have completed three semesters calculus (such as MATH 234) and linear algebra (such as MATH 340).

Lecture 001: MW 11:00am – 12:15pm | Instructors: Dean Corbae & Rasmus Lentz


Credits: 3
Pre-req: Graduate/professional standing

Economics 715 - Econometrics Methods

Econometrics Methods (UW Course Guide)

Nonlinear econometric theory.

Lecture 001: MW 11:00am – 12:15pm | Instructors: Bruce Hansen & Jack Porter


Credits: 3
Pre-req: Graduate/professional standing

Economics 717 - Applied Econometrics

Applied Econometrics (UW Course Guide)

Applied cross section and panel methods

Lecture 001: MW 8:00am – 9:15am | Instructors: JF Houde & Jeff Smith


Credits: 3
Pre-req: Graduate/professional standing

Economics 718 - Topics in Applied Econometrics

 

Topics in Applied Econometrics (UW Course Guide)

Applied time series methods

Lecture 001: MW 1:00pm – 2:15pm | Instructors: Ken West


Credits: 3
Pre-req: Graduate/professional standing

Economics 741 - Public Finance & Fiscal Policy

Public Finance & Fiscal Policy (UW Course Guide)

Theoretical development of the functions of government in a mixed economy; welfare criteria for efficient government expenditures and taxation; nature of public goods and of redistribution activities of governments. Program budgeting and theoretical issues in cost-benefit analysis

Lecture 001: TuTh 9:30-10:45am | Instructor: Corina Mommaerts & Naoki Aizawa


Credits: 3
Pre-req: Only Economics PhD students, Agricultural and Applied Economics PhD students, and authorized students may enroll in this class.

Economics 750 - Labor Economics

Labor Economics (UW Course Guide)

Lecture 001: TuTh 5:30-7:30pm; MW 9:30-10:45am | Instructors: Chris Taber & John Kennan


Credits: 3
Pre-req: Graduate/professional standing

Economics 761 - Industrial Organization Theory

Industrial Organization Theory (UW Course Guide)

A review of theories of the firm, oligopoly, and imperfect competition. Includes applications of economic theory and game theory to agency theory, product diversity, technological change, and strategic behavior by firms–among other problems.

Lecture 001: TuTh 1:00 – 2:15pm | Instructors: Ken Hendricks & Lorenzo Magnolfi


Credits: 3
Pre-req: Only Economics PhD students, Agricultural and Applied Economics PhD students, and authorized students may enroll in this class.

Economics 871 - Adv International Economics

Advanced International Economics (UW Course Guide)

Lecture 001: MW 2:30-3:45pm | Instructor: Kim Ruhl


Credits: 3

Economics 899 - Topics in Computational Economics

Topics in Computational Economics (UW Course Guide)

Lecture 002: MW 5:30 – 6:45pm | Instructor: Dean Corbae


Credits: 1-3

Economics 901- Workshop in Mathematical Economic Theory

Workshop in Economic Theory (UW Course Guide)

Critical discussion of topics in the field of economic theory.

Lecture 001: F 3:45-5:15pm


Credits: 1-7
Pre-req: Grad st

Economics 903- Workshop on Industrial Organization

Workshop on Industrial Organization (UW Course Guide)

Current research on the operation of markets in which individuals and firms act with imperfect information, are limited in their responses, may purchase heterogeneous commodities or factor services, and are concerned with conflicting goals.

Lecture 001: W 3:45-5:30pm


Credits: 1-7
Pre-req: Only Economics PhD students, Agriculture and Applied Economics PhD students, and authorized students may enroll in this class.

Economics 913- Workshop in Econometrics

Workshop in Econometrics (UW Course Guide)

Current research in econometric model building, estimation and inference in econometrics

Lecture 001: F 1:20-3:20pm


Credits: 1-7
Pre-req: Only Economics PhD students, Agriculture and Applied Economics PhD students, and authorized students may enroll in this class.

Economics 955- Workshop in Labor Economics

Workshop in Labor Economics (UW Course Guide)

Analysis of current research in wage determination and the functioning of labor markets.

Lecture 001: M 3:45-5:15pm


Credits: 1-7
Pre-req: Grad st

Economics 965- Workshop on Quant Macro-Economic Analysis

Workshop on Quantitative Macro-Economic Analysis (UW Course Guide)

Current research on macroeconomic models, monetary theory and policy, the theory of portfolio selection, and the allocative and distributive performance of capital markets.

Lecture 001: Th 3:45-5:15pm


Credits: 1-7
Pre-req: Grad st

Economics 968- Workshop on Public Economics

Workshop on Public Economics (UW Course Guide)

Individual research and group discussion of public expenditure programs with attention to investment in human capital, education, training, health information, and welfare programs. Reports on research in progress by students, staff, visiting scholars.

Lecture 001: Tu 3:45-5:30pm


Credits: 1-7
Pre-req: Grad st

Economics 977- Workshop in International Economics

Workshop in International Economics (UW Course Guide)

Current research in international trade; a wide range of topics in theory, quantitative analysis, statistics, and policy. For graduate students in their second or later years when working on theses.

Lecture 001: Tu 3:45-5:30pm


Credits: 1-7
Pre-req: Grad st