Section 1

Courses Offered

Core (mandatory)

Advanced Econometrics

  • Econometric Analysis I (Econ 532) (as a substitute for Econ 502)
  • Econometric Analysis II (Econ 535) (as a substitute for Econ 503)
  • Time Series Analysis (Econ 504 or Stat 429)
  • Applied Econometrics for Micro (Econ 590)
  • Or Econometric Ph.D. courses subject to having the prerequisite with the approval of academic advisor.

Development Economics

  • Development and Growth Policy (Econ 519)
  • Development: Theory and Evidence (Econ 590)
  • The Latin American Economies (Econ 452)
  • Middle Eastern Economics (Econ 490)

Environment and Natural Resources

  • Advanced Natural Resource Economics (Econ 548/Ace 510)
  • Environmental Economics (Econ 549/Ace 516)
  • Environment and Development (Ace 411)
  • Economic Analysis of Environmental Policy (Econ 490)

Industrial Organization

  • Introduction to Game Theory (Econ 505)
  • Industrial Organization (Econ 590)
  • Government Regulation of Economic Activity (Econ 481)
  • Economics of Innovation and Technology (Econ 483)

International Economics

Labor Economics

  • Economics of Labor Markets (Econ 440)
  • Labor Economics I (Econ 540)
  • Collective Bargaining (Econ 542)

Law and Economics

Monetary Economics

Public Economics

Urban and Regional Economics

  • Regional Economics (Econ 590)
  • Urban Economics (Econ 414)
  • Economics for Planners (UP 509)
  • Regional Development Theory (UP 552)

In addition to above fields, it is possible to construct new fields. You need the approval of your academic advisor.

Other Recommended Electives

  • Mathematical Economics (Econ 465)
  • Economics of Risk (Econ 469)
  • Health Economics (Econ 482)
  • The Economics of Organization (Econ 490)
  • Economics of Information (Econ 490)
  • Economics of Poverty Alleviation (Econ 490)
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis (Econ 490)
  • Women in Economy (Econ 490)
  • Economics of Migration (Econ 490)
  • The Nonprofit Economy (Econ 490)
  • Economics of Organization (Econ 490)
  • Introduction to Finance (Fin 500): Section for MSPE students
  • Investments (Fin 511)
  • Financial Derivatives (Fin 512)
  • Commodity Futures and Options (Ace 428)
  • Risk & Info: Theory and Applications (Ace 501)