Elective Courses

The Applied Economics Program typically offers the following elective courses in the spring and summer semesters: 

  • Behavioral Economics and Finance
  • Business and Public Sector Forecasting
  • Decision and Game theory
  • Development Economics 
  • Empirical Industrial Organization
  • Energy Economics and Policy 
  • Environmental Economics 
  • Financial Economics
  • Health Economics 
  • Industrial Organization
  • International Finance
  • International Trade 
  • Labor Economics 
  • Law and Economics 
  • Macroeconometrics
  • Microeconometrics  
  • Monetary Theory and Policy 
  • Open Economy Macroeconomics 
  • Program Evaluation
  • Public Economics 

Elective courses are generally taught by economists who work in government, international organizations, think tanks, consulting firms or other research positions in the Washington, D.C. area. These faculty members are highly experienced professionals who have deep expertise in the substantive areas in which they offer courses.

The elective courses typically entail textbook readings, readings from professional and academic journals, review of policy papers, and significant empirical work.

The University's schedules of classes for recent semesters may be viewed here.

 

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