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See below for the 2018-2019 course list and timetable


Fall 2018 - Course List   

Fall Timetable 

Classes Start: September 10, 2018

Last Day of Classes: December 7, 2018

 

Econ 6G03: Econometrics II 

Development of regression models appropriate to economics. Illustrations from applied micro- and macroeconomics.
 
Instructor: Arthur Sweetman  
 
Day(s) & Time: Monday 2:30-3:20 & Wednesday 2:30-4:20 (Lecture) Monday 3:30-4:30 (Lab)
 
Location: Lecture in KTH 105, Lab in JHE 233A  

 

Econ 703: Experimental Economics

An introduction to the design of laboratory environments in economics, to the conduct of laboratory sessions, and to the analysis of laboratory generated data. Applications to public economics, industrial organization, and the evaluation of economic theory are studied.

Instructor: Stuart Mestelman

Day(s) & Time: Monday 3:00pm - 4:20pm & Friday 1:00-2:20pm 

Location: LRW 5803

 

Econ 721 (MA/PhD required): Microeconomic Theory I 

This course covers basic graduate-level microeconomic theory, including constrained optimization, theory of the household and the firm, decision-making under uncertainty, and general equilibrium analysis.

Instructor: Seungjin Han

Day(s) & Time: Tuesday 9:30 - 10:50 & Thursday 11:00 - 12:20pm 

Location: LRW 5001

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Test Dates: 

Test #1: TBA

Location: TBA

Time: TBA

 

Test #2: TBA 

Location: TBA

Time: TBA

Econ 723 (MA/PhD required): Macroeconomic Theory I

This course is an introduction to advanced macroeconomic theory which is based on dynamic optimization and general equilibrium. Applications will vary from year to year and may include economic fluctuations, economic growth, asset pricing, and fiscal policy.

Instructor: Marc-Andre Letendre

Day(s) & Time: Tuesday 1:30pm - 3:20pm & Thursday 9:00-10:20am 

Location: LRW 3001

 

Econ 727 (MAEP required): Microeconomic Theory for Public Policy

This course covers graduate-level microeconomic theory, but with an emphasis on how the tools of microeconomics can be used to inform public policy. Topics include theory of the household and the firm, decisions under uncertainty and over time, and basic welfare economics.

Instructor: Katherine Cuff

Day(s) & Time: Tuesday 11:00-12:20pm & Friday 9:00am-10:20pm

Location: KTH 334

 

Econ 728 (MAEP required): Macroeconomic Theory for Public Policy

This course introduces students to the research methods of modern macroeconomics, with an emphasis on developing an understanding of the major controversies in the field, and on how these tools can be used to address central policy issues (such as recessions, exchange-rate stability and debt reduction). 

Instructor: Zachary Mahone

Day(s) & Time: Tuesday 9:00-10:20am & Thursday 9:00 -10:20am

Location: KTH 334

 

Econ 751: International Trade, Development and Investment

The neoclassical or real theory of international trade is presented in a general equilibrium format using geometrical and mathematical methods.

Instructor: Svetlana Demidova

Day(s) & Time: Monday 10:30-11:50am & Wednesday 10:30-11:50am

Location: KTH 334

 

Econ 761 (MA/PhD/MAEP required): Econometrics I

Topics include linear regression and generalized least squares.
 
Instructor: Arthur Sweetman
 
Day(s) & Instructor: Wednesday 8:30-9:50am (Lecture), Wednesday 5:30-8:20pm (Computer Lab) & Friday: 11:00-12:20am (Lecture) 
 
Location: TBA 

 

Econ 765 (MA/PhD required): Mathematical Methods

This course provides a systematic review of mathematical and statistical methods commonly used in economic modeling.
 
 
Day(s), Times & Locations: 

MACRO - September 4th, 2018 - 8:30am - 10:30 am (MUSC 311/313) & 2:00pm-4:30pm (MUSC 311/313) 

MICRO - September 5th, 2018 - 12:30pm-2:30pm (TBA) 

MACRO - September 5th, 2018 - 3:00pm-5:00pm  (TBA)

MICRO - September 6th, 2018 - 2:00pm-4:30pm (LRW 1003 Community Room) 

MICRO - September 7th, 2018 - 8:30am-11:00am & 12:30pm-4:30pm (LRW 5001) 

 

Econ 768:  Advanced Econometrics

Topics may include: nonparametric estimation, robust estimation, asymptotictheory, econometric programming.

Instructor: Jeffrey Racine
 
Day(s) & Times: Monday 1:30pm-2:50pm & Tuesday 1:30- 2:50pm
 
Location: LRW 5001
 
 

Econ 788: Health Economics (Elective)

This is a basic graduate survey course on the economics of health and health care.
 
Instructor: Michel Grignon
 
Day(s) & Times: Thursday 2:00pm-4:50pm
 
Location: KTH 334
 
 

Econ 798 (upper-level PhD required): Workshop in Economics I

The Workshop in Economics is intended as a forum for post comprehensive exam PhD students to present their research as it develops. More recently, the workshop is also trying to provide additional resources and support to PhD students as they further develop their professional, presentation and teaching skills with the ultimate objective of helping students complete their dissertations and secure future employment.
 
Instructor: Alok Johri
 
Day(s) & Times: Wednesday 3:00pm-4:20pm
 
Location: KTH 334
 
 

Winter 2019 - Course List 

Winter Timetable  

Classes Start: January 7, 2019

Last Day of Classes: April 5, 2019

 

Econ 716: History of Economic Thought

The development of economic analysis from its beginning through mercantilism through the classical school of political economy, Marx, marginalism, institutional economics, and Keynes to modern macroeconomics and microeconomics.
 
Day(s) & Times: Thursday 1:00 - 3:50pm
 
Instructor: Robert Dimand
 
Location: KTH 334
 

Econ 722 (PhD required): Microeconomic Theory II 

Topics include the theory of public goods and externalities, non-cooperative game theory and the economics of information such as adverse selection, moral hazard, and mechanism design. 
 
Instructor: Maxim Ivanov
 
Day(s) & Times:  Tuesday 6:00 - 8:50pm
 
Location: KTH 334
 
 

Econ 724 (PhD required): Macroeconomic Theory II

The course focuses on theories that help explain business cycle fluctuations and economic growth. 

 
Day(s) & Times: Monday & Wednesday 10:30 - 11:50am
 
Location: KTH 334
 
 

Econ 731 (MA/PhD elective): Public Finance 

Topics may include positive and normative theories of taxation, the provision of public goods, collective decision-making, the theory of local public goods, and issues in fiscal federalism including tax and expenditure competition and inter-governmental transfers.

Instructor: Adam Lavecchia

Day(s) & Times: Friday 11:00 - 1:50pm 

Location: KTH 334

 

Econ 733: Topics in Public Economics

Topics may include: capital taxation; economic theory of redistribution; empirical assessment of the effects of taxation and government expenditure; and the measurement of welfare, poverty and inequality.

Instructor: Katherine Cuff

Day(s) & Times: Thursday 9:00 - 11:50am 

Location: KTH 334

  

Econ 752: International Finance

This course examines international real and monetary business cycle models to explain economic fluctuations of main macroeconomic variables within and across countries.
 
Day(s) & Times: Tuesday 12:00pm - 2:50pm
 
Location: KTH 334 
 
 

Econ 762 (MA/PhD required): Econometrics II

Topics include time series and simultaneous equations.

Instructor: Youngki Shin
 
Day(s) & Times:  Monday & Wednesday 9:00 - 10:20am
 
Location: KTH 334
  
 

Econ 773 (MAEP required): Economic Policy Analysis I

This course is the first semester of the two-semester sequence that will provide a grounding in policy processes, policy issues, and important institutional structures, in relevant policy sectors in Canada, and provide an introduction to the basic research designs appropriate for establishing causal relationships through program/policy evaluation.
 
Instructor: Paul Contoyannis
 
Day(s) & Times: Monday & Wednesday 6:00 - 7:20pm
 
Location: KTH 334
 
 

Econ 774 (MAEP required): Economic Policy Analysis II 

This course is the second semester in the two-semester sequence in Economic Policy Analysis. It will survey more advanced issues in policy evaluation and culminate in a major policy project the student will complete in conjunction with an outside agency.

Instructor: Paul Contoyannis

Day(s) & Times: Monday & Wednesday 6:00 - 7:50pm

Location: KTH 334

 

Econ 781 (elective), Labour Economics I

A survey of basic labour economics. Topics include labour demand, labour supply, and the determination of equilibrium wages in competitive markets. 

Instructor: Stephen Jones

Day(s) & Times: Tuesday 9:00-11:50am 

Location: KTH 334

 

Econ 791 Topics in Advanced Health Economics

This course focuses on contemporary issues relating to the economics of health and health care. It is intended to provide a more detailed examination of selected issues from ECON *788/HTH RS M *788 as well as expose students to more advanced topics and aspects of recent research in health economics. Topics may include economic evaluation, the economics of occupational health and safety, evaluation of health-care related interventions, advances in the empirical analysis of income and health inequalities, and the evolution of health from childhood to adulthood. View "Past Outlines" for additional course information, from other instructors.

Instructor:  Arthur Sweetman, Jeremiah Hurley & Jean-Eric Tarride

Day(s) & Times: Wednesday 2:00-4:50pm 

Location: KTH 334

  
 

Econ 799 (upper-level PhD required): Workshop in Economics II

Instructor: Alok Johri

Day(s) & Times: Friday 1:30 - 2:50pm

Location: KTH 334