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ECON 220: Political Economy I (POLISCI 460A)

Introduction to empirical and theoretical research in political economy. This course focuses on issues in democracies, while Political Economy II focuses on issues in non-democracies. Topics may include institutional foundations, social choice, electoral competition and candidate positioning, accountability, voter behavior, polarization, media and political communication, redistribution, special interests and lobbying, collective action, immigration, and populism. Prerequisite for Econ PhD students: ECON 202 and 270 or permission of instructors. Prerequisites for Political Science PhD students: POLISCI 450A, POLISCI 450B, and POLISCI 356A.
Terms: Aut | Units: 3-5

ECON 221: Political Economy II (POLISCI 460B)

Continuation of ECON 220 / POLISCI 460A. Preparation for advanced research in political economy. This quarter will focus on topics related to culture, institutions, political and economic development, historical evolution, nondemocratic politics, conflict and cooperation. We will cover both empirical and theoretical work. Prerequisite for Political Science PhDnstudents: POLISCI 356A.
Terms: Win | Units: 3-5

ECON 226: U.S. Economic History

The role of economic history as a distinctive approach to the study of economics, using illustrations from U.S. history. Topics include: historical and institutional foundations of the U.S. rise to world economic preeminence; economic causes and consequences of slavery; the American national system of technology; the Great Depression of the 1930s and the policy response; inequality and intergenerational mobility; the growth of social insurance. Intended for graduate students.
Terms: Aut | Units: 2-5

ECON 229: Topics in Economic History

Topics in Economic History: covers topics in Economic History such as the industrial revolution, the demographic transition, the great divergence, the importance of institutions, the diffusion of knowledge, the causes and consequences of income inequality, and immigration over the last two centuries. The course will highlight the roles of economic history in modern economics, the use of economic theory in guiding hypothesis testing, and the construction of new datasets and the execution of empirical analysis. The course is open to PhD students only.
Terms: Win | Units: 3-5 | Repeatable for credit

ECON 233: Advanced Macroeconomics I

Topics in the theory and empirics of economic growth. For PhD-level students.
Terms: Aut | Units: 2-5

ECON 234: Advanced Macroeconomics II

This is an advanced class on monetary economics. We cover empirical evidence, neoclassical models, recent advances in New Keynesian models, monetary policy with heterogeneous agents and financial frictions, alternative models of price setting and other topics. Students enrolled in MGTECON 612 take the class for 4 units. Students develop a research proposal and present it to the instructors as the final exam. Prerequisite: Satisfaction of the economics department's core macro requirement or consent of the instructors.
Terms: Win | Units: 3-5

ECON 236: Financial Economics I

This course will cover research topics at the boundary between macroeconomics and finance. Topics may include the study of macroeconomic models with financial frictions, conventional and unconventional monetary policy, its transmission mechanism and the term structure of interest rates, sovereign debt crises, search frictions and segmentation in housing markets, (over)leveraging by households, heterogeneous expectations, excess volatility, financial bubbles and crises. Prerequisites: 210, 211, 212.
Terms: Win | Units: 3-5

ECON 237: Financial Economics II (MGTECON 617)

This Ph.D. course will cover research topics at the boundary between macroeconomics and finance. Topics will include the study of macroeconomic models with financial frictions, the term structure of interest rates, conventional and unconventional monetary policy, sovereign debt crises, search frictions and segmentation in housing markets, (over)leveraging by households, heterogeneous expectations, excess volatility, financial bubbles and crises. Student presentations and course paper requirement. Designed for second year PhD students in economics or finance.
Terms: Win | Units: 3-5

ECON 239D: Directed Reading

May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1-10 | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Abramitzky, R. (PI) ; Admati, A. (PI) ; Amador, M. (PI) ; Amemiya, T. (PI) ; Arora, A. (PI) ; Athey, S. (PI) ; Attanasio, O. (PI) ; Auclert, A. (PI) ; Bagwell, K. (PI) ; Baron, D. (PI) ; Bekaert, G. (PI) ; Bernheim, B. (PI) ; Bhattacharya, J. (PI) ; Bloom, N. (PI) ; Bocola, L. (PI) ; Boskin, M. (PI) ; Brady, D. (PI) ; Bresnahan, T. (PI) ; Bulow, J. (PI) ; Canellos, C. (PI) ; Carroll, G. (PI) ; Chandrasekhar, A. (PI) ; Chaudhary, L. (PI) ; Chetty, R. (PI) ; Clerici-Arias, M. (PI) ; Cogan, J. (PI) ; Cuesta, J. (PI) ; David, P. (PI) ; Diamond, R. (PI) ; Duffie, D. (PI) ; Duggan, M. (PI) ; Dupas, P. (PI) ; Einav, L. (PI) ; Fafchamps, M. (PI) ; Falcon, W. (PI) ; Fetter, D. (PI) ; Fitzpatrick, M. (PI) ; Fuchs, V. (PI) ; Garber, A. (PI) ; Gentzkow, M. (PI) ; Goda, G. (PI) ; Gould, A. (PI) ; Goulder, L. (PI) ; Greif, A. (PI) ; Haak, D. (PI) ; Haber, S. (PI) ; Hall, R. (PI) ; Hammond, P. (PI) ; Hanson, W. (PI) ; Hanushek, E. (PI) ; Harris, D. (PI) ; Hartmann, W. (PI) ; Henry, P. (PI) ; Hickman, B. (PI) ; Hong, H. (PI) ; Hope, N. (PI) ; Horvath, M. (PI) ; Hoxby, C. (PI) ; Imbens, G. (PI) ; Jackson, M. (PI) ; Jagolinzer, A. (PI) ; Jarosch, G. (PI) ; Jones, C. (PI) ; Jost, J. (PI) ; Judd, K. (PI) ; Kehoe, P. (PI) ; Kessler, D. (PI) ; Klenow, P. (PI) ; Kochar, A. (PI) ; Kojima, F. (PI) ; Kolstad, C. (PI) ; Koudijs, P. (PI) ; Kreps, D. (PI) ; Kuran, T. (PI) ; Kurlat, P. (PI) ; Kurz, M. (PI) ; Lambert, N. (PI) ; Larsen, B. (PI) ; Lau, L. (PI) ; Lazear, E. (PI) ; Leeson, R. (PI) ; Levin, J. (PI) ; MaCurdy, T. (PI) ; Malmendier, U. (PI) ; McClellan, M. (PI) ; McKeon, S. (PI) ; Meier, G. (PI) ; Milgrom, P. (PI) ; Miller, G. (PI) ; Morten, M. (PI) ; Naylor, R. (PI) ; Nechyba, T. (PI) ; Niederle, M. (PI) ; Noll, R. (PI) ; Owen, B. (PI) ; Oyer, P. (PI) ; Pencavel, J. (PI) ; Perez-Gonzalez, F. (PI) ; Persson, P. (PI) ; Pfleiderer, P. (PI) ; Piazzesi, M. (PI) ; Pistaferri, L. (PI) ; Polinsky, A. (PI) ; Qian, Y. (PI) ; Reiss, P. (PI) ; Richards, J. (PI) ; Roberts, J. (PI) ; Romano, J. (PI) ; Romer, P. (PI) ; Rosenberg, N. (PI) ; Rossi-Hansberg, E. (PI) ; Rosston, G. (PI) ; Roth, A. (PI) ; Royalty, A. (PI) ; Rozelle, S. (PI) ; Sargent, T. (PI) ; Schaffner, J. (PI) ; Schneider, M. (PI) ; Segal, I. (PI) ; Sharpe, W. (PI) ; Shotts, K. (PI) ; Shoven, J. (PI) ; Singleton, K. (PI) ; Skrzypacz, A. (PI) ; Somaini, P. (PI) ; Sorkin, I. (PI) ; Sweeney, J. (PI) ; Taylor, J. (PI) ; Tendall, M. (PI) ; Topper, M. (PI) ; Vytlacil, E. (PI) ; Wacziarg, R. (PI) ; Weingast, B. (PI) ; Williams, H. (PI) ; Wilson, R. (PI) ; Wolak, F. (PI) ; Wolitzky, A. (PI) ; Wright, G. (PI) ; Wright, M. (PI) ; Yotopoulos, P. (PI)

ECON 241: Public Economics I

Design of tax systems, transfers intended to alleviate poverty, the effect of taxes on earnings, fees intended to internalize externalities like pollution, school finance and other forms of fiscal federalism, local public goods such as schools, policy evaluation with behavioral decision makers. Students will learn to apply sophisticated applications of frontier applied econometric techniques including synthetic controls, regression discontinuity, advanced instrumental variables methods. Prerequisites: ECON 202-204, ECON 210, ECON 270, ECON 271, or equivalent with consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut | Units: 2-5
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