Economics

 

Recent Submissions

  • Maria Pia Olivero (2019-01)
    This course covers fundamental issues in international money and finance and open economy macroeconomics. We will learn about balance of payments, foreign exchange rates, interest and purchasing power parity. We will also ...
  • Richard Ball (2019-01)
    In this course, you will learn the basics of using statistical data to do research on economic and social issues. Doing statistical research in the social sciences requires several skills: an understanding of some basic ...
  • Maria Pia Olivero (2019-01)
    Fiscal policy refers to the use of government spending, taxation and subsidies to influence macroeconomic conditions, including households’ consumption, firms’ investment, employment, inflation, productivity and economic ...
  • Tim Lambie-Hanson (2019-01)
    This course seeks to analyze the behavior of aggregate economic variables such as GDP, inflation, unemployment, interest rates, and budget and trade balances. Structured around the development of a model that relates the ...
  • Saleha Jilani (2019-01)
    This is a survey course on the economic development and transformation experience over the past four decades in China and India. The course will examine the economic structure and policies in the two countries, with a focus ...
  • Giri Paramsewaran (2019-01)
    This is an advanced course in microeconomic theory. The first half of the course focuses on decision making in non-strategic (competitive) environments. Topics covered include: (i) consumer and producer theory; (ii) theories ...
  • David Owens (2019-01)
    Behavioral Economics is a field of study based on the belief that economic models should use assumptions that are as reflective as possible of human behavior. In the course, we will relax the assumptions of canonical ...