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Economics
Chair: Mohsen Bahmani-Oskoee BOL 868 229-4811

Please note: The College of Letters & Science charges an additional special course fee for Distance Education (online) sections. These sections can be distinguished by a section number beginning with 2-- (e.g., 201, 202). If the special course fee is not listed in the Schedule of Classes, please contact Andy Cuneo, L&S Student Academic Services, via e-mail, acuneo@uwm.edu, or phone (414) 229-2787.
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ECON-100: Introductory Economics (3 units; U ; SS)

A one semester survey of current national and international economic problems. Useful as preparation for Econ 103 and 104. Not required of economics majors.

Notes:
Not open for cr to students who have cr in Econ 103 & 104. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 001 49864 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/22-05/10 Peoples, James BOL B52  
SS   3 LEC 002 50224 4:00 PM-5:15 PM MW 01/22-05/10   BOL B60  
SS   3 LEC 203 50439 - 01/22-05/10 Lei, Vivian ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

ECON-103: Principles of Microeconomics (3 units; U ; SS)

Economic reasoning; price determination, specialization, and efficiency. Applications include international trade, antitrust, environmental protection, highway congestion.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 001 49866 5:30 PM-6:45 PM MW 01/22-05/10   BOL B95  
SS   3 LEC 002 49867 5:30 PM-6:45 PM TR 01/22-05/10   BOL B40  
SS   3 LEC 003 49868 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 01/22-05/10   BOL B87  
SS   3 LEC 004 49869 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Chakrabarti, Avik BOL B46  
SS   3 LEC 005 49870 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 01/22-05/10   BOL B95  
SS   3 LEC 006 49871 9:00 AM-11:40 AM F 01/22-05/10   BOL B95  
SS   3 LEC 207 50414 - 01/22-05/10   ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.
SS   3 LEC 408 49865 9:00 AM-9:50 AM TR 01/22-05/10 Holahan, William BOL 150  
For 1-hr Supplemental Instruction review session times, visit the website www4.uwm.edu/pass and click on Supplemental Instruction or email pass@uwm.edu.
SS     DIS 601 49872 9:00 AM-9:50 AM M 01/22-05/10   BOL 281  
SS     DIS 602 49873 10:00 AM-10:50 AM M 01/22-05/10   LUB S231  
SS     DIS 603 49874 11:00 AM-11:50 AM M 01/22-05/10   KEN 1150  
SS     DIS 604 49875 8:00 AM-8:50 AM T 01/22-05/10   BOL 281  
SS     DIS 605 49876 10:00 AM-10:50 AM T 01/22-05/10   LUB S231  
SS     DIS 606 49877 9:00 AM-9:50 AM W 01/22-05/10   BOL 281  
SS     DIS 607 49878 10:00 AM-10:50 AM W 01/22-05/10   LUB S165  
SS     DIS 608 49879 11:00 AM-11:50 AM W 01/22-05/10   KEN 1150  
SS     DIS 609 49880 8:00 AM-8:50 AM R 01/22-05/10   BOL 281  
SS     DIS 610 49881 10:00 AM-10:50 AM R 01/22-05/10   LUB S195  
SS     DIS 611 49882 10:00 AM-10:50 AM F 01/22-05/10   BOL B68  
SS     DIS 612 50225 11:00 AM-11:50 AM F 01/22-05/10   BOL B64  
SS     DIS 613 50226 12:00 PM-12:50 PM F 01/22-05/10   BOL B68  
SS     DIS 614 50368 1:00 PM-1:50 PM F 01/22-05/10   BOL B64  

ECON-104: Principles of Macroeconomics (3 units; U ; SS)

Composition of national income, interrelationship of sectors; determination of national income and productivity; relationship between national income, inflation, money, interest rates; U.S. global economies interaction.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 001 49884 4:00 PM-5:15 PM MW 01/22-05/10   BOL B87  
SS   3 LEC 002 49885 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Bose, Niloy BOL B56  
SS   3 LEC 003 49886 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 01/22-05/10   LUB S171  
SS   3 LEC 004 50434 5:30 PM-6:45 PM TR 01/22-05/10   BOL B87  
SS   3 LEC 005 51483 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 01/22-05/10   BOL B79  
SS   3 LEC 206 50199 - 01/22-05/10 Meadows, G Richard ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.
For online tutoring, go to the UWM D2L site and search 'Tutoring' for the TARC online tutoring site or email tarc@uwm.edu to be added.
SS   3 LEC 407 49883 10:00 AM-10:50 AM TR 01/22-05/10 Bahmani-Oskooee, Mohsen BOL 150  
For 1-hr Supplemental Instruction review session times, visit the website www4.uwm.edu/pass and click on Supplemental Instruction or email pass@uwm.edu.
SS     DIS 601 49887 10:00 AM-10:50 AM M 01/22-05/10   LAP 252  
SS     DIS 602 49888 11:00 AM-11:50 AM M 01/22-05/10   ENG B38  
SS     DIS 603 49889 12:00 PM-12:50 PM M 01/22-05/10   NWQ G589  
SS     DIS 604 49890 9:00 AM-9:50 AM T 01/22-05/10   LAP 257  
SS     DIS 605 49891 12:00 PM-12:50 PM T 01/22-05/10   NWQ G567  
SS     DIS 606 49892 10:00 AM-10:50 AM W 01/22-05/10   LUB N130  
SS     DIS 607 49893 11:00 AM-11:50 AM W 01/22-05/10   KEN 1130  
SS     DIS 608 49894 12:00 PM-12:50 PM W 01/22-05/10   NWQ G589  
SS     DIS 609 49895 9:00 AM-9:50 AM R 01/22-05/10   BOL 281  
SS     DIS 610 50903 11:00 AM-11:50 AM R 01/22-05/10   LAP 257  
SS     DIS 611 49896 10:00 AM-10:50 AM F 01/22-05/10   BOL B64  
SS     DIS 612 50227 11:00 AM-11:50 AM F 01/22-05/10   BOL 281  
SS     DIS 613 50804 12:00 PM-12:50 PM F 01/22-05/10   BOL B64  
SS     DIS 614 50904 1:00 PM-1:50 PM F 01/22-05/10   BOL 281  

ECON-110: Economics of Personal Finance (1 units; U )

Economics of personal financial management; development of successful financial skills; activity-based course with assignments emphasizing students' individual situations.

Notes:
No cr for students who have cr in Econ 258 w/same topic. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 LEC 001 51790 9:00 AM-9:50 AM MW 02/12-04/07   BOL B92  
    1 LEC 002 51791 2:00 PM-2:50 PM MW 02/12-04/07   MIT 191  
    1 LEC 003 51792 10:00 AM-10:50 AM TR 02/12-04/07   LUB S263  
    1 LEC 004 52193 1:00 PM-1:50 PM TR 02/12-04/07   LUB S241  
    1 LEC 205 50698 - 02/12-04/07   ONLINE WEB  
A special course fee of $92.00, in addition to regular UWM tuition will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.
A special course fee of $92.00, in addition to applicable tuition and other fees, will be charged for this section.
    1 LEC 206 54335 - 02/12-04/07   ROOM TBA  
A special course fee of $92.00, in addition to applicable tuition and other fees, will be charged for this section.
    1 LEC 207 54336 - 02/12-04/07   ROOM TBA  
A special course fee of $92.00, in addition to applicable tuition and other fees, will be charged for this section.
    1 LEC 208 54337 - 02/12-04/07   ROOM TBA  
A special course fee of $92.00, in addition to applicable tuition and other fees, will be charged for this section.

ECON-199: Independent Study (1 - 3 units; U )

For further information, consult dept chair.

Notes:
May be retaken to 6 cr max. Prereq: 2.5 gpa; writ cons instr, dept chair & asst dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 45063 - 01/22-05/10 Adams, Scott ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002 45064 - 01/22-05/10 Arora, Swarnjit ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003 45065 - 01/22-05/10 Bahmani-Oskooee, Mohsen ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004 45066 - 01/22-05/10 Bose, Niloy ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005 45067 - 01/22-05/10 Chakrabarti, Avik ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 006 45068 - 01/22-05/10 Davies, Susan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 007 45069 - 01/22-05/10 Drewianka, Scott ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 008 45070 - 01/22-05/10 Heywood, John ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 009 45071 - 01/22-05/10 Holahan, William ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 010 45072 - 01/22-05/10 Kishor, Narayan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 011 45073 - 01/22-05/10 Kim, Sunwoong ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 012 45074 - 01/22-05/10 Lazkano, Itziar ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 013 45075 - 01/22-05/10 Lei, Vivian ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 014 45076 - 01/22-05/10 McGinty, Matthew ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 015 45077 - 01/22-05/10 Meadows, G Richard ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 016 45078 - 01/22-05/10 Mohtadi, Hamid ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 017 45079 - 01/22-05/10 Murshid, Antu ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 018 45080 - 01/22-05/10 Neumann, Rebecca ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 019 45081 - 01/22-05/10 Peoples, James ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 020 45082 - 01/22-05/10 Thompson-ferguson, Owen ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 021 45083 - 01/22-05/10 Vesely, Filip ROOM TBA  

ECON-210: Economic Statistics (3 units; U ; QLB)

Basic probability and statistics; numerical and graphical methods of describing data, elementary probability, random variables and probability distributions, hypothesis testing, simple linear regression.

Notes:
Prereq: Math 105(P), or Math 108(P), or math placement level B or higher.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
QLB   3 LEC 001 49897 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/22-05/10   BOL B60  
QLB   3 LEC 002 49898 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Murshid, Antu LUB N110  

ECON-258: Selected Topics in Economics: (1 - 3 units; U )

Focus on special topics not normally discussed in detail in other existing courses.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: soph st; cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Economics of Climate Change
    3 LEC 001 54340 4:00 PM-5:15 PM TR 01/22-05/10 Lazkano, Itziar BOL B87  

ECON-289: Internship in Economics, Lower Division (1 - 6 units; U )

Application of basic principles of economics in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.

Notes:
One cr granted for academic work based on 40 hrs in the internship. May be retaken to 6 cr max. Prereq: 100-level course in Econ; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 FLD 001 47104 - 01/22-05/10 Adams, Scott ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 002 47105 - 01/22-05/10 Arora, Swarnjit ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 003 47106 - 01/22-05/10 Bahmani-Oskooee, Mohsen ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 004 47107 - 01/22-05/10 Bose, Niloy ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 005 47108 - 01/22-05/10 Chakrabarti, Avik ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 006 47109 - 01/22-05/10 Drewianka, Scott ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 007 47110 - 01/22-05/10 Heywood, John ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 008 47111 - 01/22-05/10 Holahan, William ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 009 47112 - 01/22-05/10 Kim, Sunwoong ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 010 47113 - 01/22-05/10 Kishor, Narayan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 011 47114 - 01/22-05/10 Lazkano, Itziar ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 012 47115 - 01/22-05/10 Lei, Vivian ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 013 47116 - 01/22-05/10 McGinty, Matthew ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 014 47117 - 01/22-05/10 Meadows, G Richard ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 015 47118 - 01/22-05/10 Mohtadi, Hamid ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 016 47119 - 01/22-05/10 Murshid, Antu ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 017 47120 - 01/22-05/10 Neumann, Rebecca ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 018 47121 - 01/22-05/10 Peoples, James ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 019 47122 - 01/22-05/10 Thompson-ferguson, Owen ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 020 47123 - 01/22-05/10 Vesely, Filip ROOM TBA  

ECON-297: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; U )

Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101 47268 - 01/22-05/10   OFF CAMPUS  

ECON-301: Intermediate Microeconomics (3 units; U )

Contemporary theory of consumption, production, pricing, resource allocation, and distribution.

Notes:
Prereq: Econ 103(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 49899 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/22-05/10 McGinty, Matthew BOL B79  
    3 LEC 002 50696 4:00 PM-5:15 PM MW 01/22-05/10   BOL B79  

ECON-302: Intermediate Macroeconomics (3 units; U )

Analysis of savings, production, investment and other aggregates in the national and international economy as related to the determination of national income, inflation, and unemployment.

Notes:
Prereq: Econ 104(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 49900 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 01/22-05/10 Vesely, Filip BOL B60  

ECON-325: Money and Banking (3 units; U )

Stocks, bonds, derivatives, foreign exchange. Analysis of commercial banks, investment banks, brokerages, etc. Domestic and international monetary theory and policy. Risk insurances, regulations, deregulation..

Notes:
Prereq: Econ 104(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 49901 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/22-05/10   BOL B87  
    3 LEC 002 53920 5:30 PM-8:10 PM M 01/22-05/10 Vesely, Filip BOL B40  

ECON-328: Environmental Economics (3 units; U )

Evaluating public policy of environmental and natural resources. Regulation of pollution, endangered species, natural resources, and other case studies.

Notes:
Prereq: Econ 103(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 50807 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/22-05/10 Lazkano, Itziar BOL B92  

ECON-351: Introduction to International Economic Relations (3 units; U )

International economics and finance, determinants and structure of international trade, commercial policy, foreign exchange markets, and balance of payments.

Notes:
Not open for cr to students who have cr in both Econ 454 & 455. Prereq: Econ 100(P); or both 103(P) & 104(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 202 50913 - 01/22-05/10 Bahmani-Oskooee, Mohsen ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

ECON-353: Economic Development (3 units; U )

Examination of determinants of growth, modernization, poverty, and inequality in developing countries of Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Analysis of development strategies.

Notes:
Prereq: Econ 103(P) & 104(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 49903 4:00 PM-6:40 PM R 01/22-05/10 Mohtadi, Hamid BOL B52  
    3 LEC 202 50911 - 01/22-05/10 Mohtadi, Hamid ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

ECON-404: Economic Applications of Game Theory (3 units; U )

Strategic interaction among decision makers. Studies multi-party decision problems of a firm, a government, or a country.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Econ 301(R) or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 52934 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/22-05/10 Lei, Vivian LUB N110  

ECON-411: Economic Forecasting Methods (3 units; U/G )

Economic time series, analysis, forecasts. Trends, seasonality, cycles, smoothing procedures. Simulation models; sample survey methods. Extensive applications using macro and financial data. Forecasting software use.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Econ 210(P); Econ 310(P) or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 55242 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Kishor, Narayan KEN 1180  

ECON-415: Economics of Employment and Labor Relations (3 units; U/G )

Analysis of wage setting, labor markets, human capital and collective bargaining. Study of labor standards, regulation and the role of unions and government.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Econ 103(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 002 49905 5:30 PM-8:10 PM M 01/22-05/10 Drewianka, Scott BOL B92  

ECON-426: Public Economics (3 units; U/G )

Economic analysis of government and policy, including taxation and expenditures, policy responses to market failures, redistributional programs, and related topics.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Econ 104(P) & 301(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 50728 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Drewianka, Scott LUB S195  

ECON-447: Labor Economics (3 units; U/G )

The economics of unions, minimum wage, poverty and welfare programs; influence of international trade on domestic labor markets. Study of labor supply and labor demand.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Econ 301(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 50614 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/22-05/10 Heywood, John BOL B84  

ECON-450: Health Economics (3 units; U/G )

Efficiency of medical care, health insurance and access to care, alternative models of health care delivery, health behaviors and public policy.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Econ 103(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 55331 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/22-05/10 Heywood, John BOL B84  

ECON-454: International Trade (3 units; U/G )

Why countries trade; who wins, who loses; facts about world trade; political economy of trade. Balance of payments, Asian crisis, European Union, American wage dispersion.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Econ 301(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 51484 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Chakrabarti, Avik BOL B84  

ECON-455: International Finance (3 units; U/G )

International monetary system; spot and foreign exchange markets; balance of payments; international adjustment mechanisms; international finance policy; history and institution.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Econ 302(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 52933 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 01/22-05/10 Neumann, Rebecca LUB N110  

ECON-489: Internship in Economics, Upper Division (1 - 6 units; U )

Application of advanced principles of economics in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.

Notes:
One cr granted for academic work based on 40 hrs in the Internship. May be retaken to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 300-level or above course in Econ; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 FLD 001 49466 - 01/22-05/10 Adams, Scott ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 002 49467 - 01/22-05/10 Arora, Swarnjit ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 003 49550 - 01/22-05/10 Bahmani-Oskooee, Mohsen ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 004 49468 - 01/22-05/10 Bose, Niloy ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 005 49469 - 01/22-05/10 Chakrabarti, Avik ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 006 49470 - 01/22-05/10 Drewianka, Scott ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 007 49471 - 01/22-05/10 Heywood, John ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 008 49472 - 01/22-05/10 Holahan, William ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 009 49473 - 01/22-05/10 Kishor, Narayan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 010 49474 - 01/22-05/10 Kim, Sunwoong ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 011 49475 - 01/22-05/10 Lazkano, Itziar ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 012 49476 - 01/22-05/10 Lei, Vivian ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 013 49477 - 01/22-05/10 McGinty, Matthew ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 014 49478 - 01/22-05/10 Meadows, G Richard ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 015 49479 - 01/22-05/10 Mohtadi, Hamid ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 016 49480 - 01/22-05/10 Murshid, Antu ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 017 49481 - 01/22-05/10 Neumann, Rebecca ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 018 50148 - 01/22-05/10 Peoples, James ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 019 50149 - 01/22-05/10 Thompson-ferguson, Owen ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 020 50150 - 01/22-05/10 Vesely, Filip ROOM TBA  

ECON-497: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; U/G )

Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101 47267 - 01/22-05/10   OFF CAMPUS  

ECON-606: Mathematical Economics II (3 units; U/G )

Difference and differential equations applied to economic variables such as human capital, consumption, learning, energy use, and pollution. Essential preparation for graduate work.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Econ 506(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 50937 5:30 PM-8:10 PM M 01/22-05/10 Kim, Sunwoong BOL B87  

ECON-699: Independent Work (1 - 3 units; U )

Notes:
May be retaken w/topic chg. Prereq: jr st, 2.5 gpa & writ cons instr, dept chair & asst dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 45088 - 01/22-05/10 Adams, Scott ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002 45089 - 01/22-05/10 Arora, Swarnjit ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003 45090 - 01/22-05/10 Bahmani-Oskooee, Mohsen ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004 45091 - 01/22-05/10 Bose, Niloy ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005 45092 - 01/22-05/10 Chakrabarti, Avik ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 006 45093 - 01/22-05/10 Davies, Susan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 007 45094 - 01/22-05/10 Drewianka, Scott ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 008 45095 - 01/22-05/10 Heywood, John ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 009 45096 - 01/22-05/10 Holahan, William ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 010 45097 - 01/22-05/10 Kishor, Narayan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 011 45098 - 01/22-05/10 Kim, Sunwoong ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 012 45099 - 01/22-05/10 Lazkano, Itziar ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 013 45100 - 01/22-05/10 Lei, Vivian ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 014 45101 - 01/22-05/10 McGinty, Matthew ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 015 45102 - 01/22-05/10 Meadows, G Richard ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 016 45103 - 01/22-05/10 Mohtadi, Hamid ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 017 45104 - 01/22-05/10 Murshid, Antu ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 018 45105 - 01/22-05/10 Neumann, Rebecca ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 019 45106 - 01/22-05/10 Peoples, James ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 020 45107 - 01/22-05/10 Thompson-ferguson, Owen ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 021 45108 - 01/22-05/10 Vesely, Filip ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 109 45086 - 01/22-05/10 Heywood, John OFF CAMPUS  
    1 - 3 IND 110 45087 - 01/22-05/10 Holahan, William OFF CAMPUS  

ECON-702: Economic Theory: Macroeconomics (4 units; G )

Aggregative economic analysis, problems of aggregation and significant aggregates; national income, flow-of-funds, and input-output.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; Econ 302(P). Econ 506(R).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    4 LEC 401 50223 4:00 PM-5:15 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Murshid, Antu BOL B84  
      DIS 601 51862 10:00 AM-10:50 AM F 01/22-05/10   BOL 281  

ECON-709: Industrial Organization II (3 units; G )

Evaluation of the economic impact of the anti-trust laws. Topics covered include horizontal restraint, vertical restraint, patent, and mergers.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; Econ 301(P), 302(P), & 413(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 54491 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/22-05/10 Peoples, James LAP 257  

ECON-734: Foundation of Econometric Methods (3 units; G )

Statistical and econometric methods for econometrics research. Asymptotic theory; maximum likelihood, generalized method of moments estimation; classical linear regression model; non-linear and multivariate regression models.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; Econ 413(431)(P) & 506(P) or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 50690 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Kishor, Narayan BOL 294  

ECON-752: Labor Economics II (3 units; G )

Income distribution and inequality; migration and immigration; fertility, family structure, human capital and labor supply; unemployment and job search; selection bias; specialization and work organization.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; Econ 701(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 54490 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 01/22-05/10 Thompson-ferguson, Owen LAP 258  

ECON-753: Collective Bargaining (3 units; G )

Economic and behavioral theories of collective bargaining, bargaining structure, impasses and truces, union effects, management goals, terms of the agreement and national policy.

Notes:
May not be substituted for Econ 751 or 752 in meeting the concentration req of the Econ MA Non-thesis option or in preparing for Ph D prelims. Prereq: grad st; Ind Rel 701(R).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 50151 6:00 PM-8:40 PM M 01/22-05/10 Davies, Susan BOL 294  

ECON-790: Research Seminar for M.A. Students (3 units; G )

Basic research methods and guidance in developing a research proposal and writing a formal research paper.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 SEM 001 51864 5:30 PM-8:10 PM W 01/22-05/10 Kim, Sunwoong BOL B56  
Consent required to audit.

ECON-803: Advanced Microeconomic Theory II (3 units; G )

Theory of the firm, imperfect competition, game theory, asymmetric information, transaction costs and applications including matching/search, factor markets, contract theory, mechanism design and specialization.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; Econ 506 (P) & 701(P); Econ 606 (R).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 50432 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/22-05/10 McGinty, Matthew LUB S233  
Consent required to audit.

ECON-804: Advanced Macroeconomic Theory II (3 units; G )

New growth theories, new Keynesian theories, role of information in macro models, and financial markets and macro economy.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; Econ 802(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 50433 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Bose, Niloy LAP 252  
Consent required to audit.

ECON-872: Money in the International Economy (3 units; G )

Examines the theory and measurement of the balance of payments, appropriate policies for internal and external balance, the problems of making international payments and the issue of exchange rate flexibility.

Notes:
Prereq: Econ 702(P) & 455(576)(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 54489 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/22-05/10 Neumann, Rebecca BOL B80  

ECON-888: Candidate for Degree (0 units; G )

Available for graduate students who must meet minimum credit load requirement.

Notes:
Fee for 1 cr assessed. Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    0 IND 001 45111 - 01/22-05/10 Adams, Scott ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 002 45112 - 01/22-05/10 Arora, Swarnjit ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 003 45113 - 01/22-05/10 Bahmani-Oskooee, Mohsen ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 004 45114 - 01/22-05/10 Bose, Niloy ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 005 45115 - 01/22-05/10 Chakrabarti, Avik ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 006 45116 - 01/22-05/10 Davies, Susan ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 007 45127 - 01/22-05/10 Drewianka, Scott ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 008 45117 - 01/22-05/10 Heywood, John ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 009 45118 - 01/22-05/10 Holahan, William ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 010 45119 - 01/22-05/10 Kishor, Narayan ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 011 45120 - 01/22-05/10 Kim, Sunwoong ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 012 45121 - 01/22-05/10 Lazkano, Itziar ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 013 45122 - 01/22-05/10 Lei, Vivian ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 014 45123 - 01/22-05/10 McGinty, Matthew ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 015 45124 - 01/22-05/10 Meadows, G Richard ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 016 45125 - 01/22-05/10 Mohtadi, Hamid ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 017 45126 - 01/22-05/10 Murshid, Antu ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 018 45128 - 01/22-05/10 Neumann, Rebecca ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 019 45129 - 01/22-05/10 Peoples, James ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 020 45130 - 01/22-05/10 Thompson-ferguson, Owen ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 021 45131 - 01/22-05/10 Vesely, Filip ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.

ECON-990: Graduate Thesis (1 - 3 units; G )

Reserved for research in connection with doctoral thesis.

Notes:
Retakable as necessary to fulfill thesis requirements. Prereq: grad st; cons major prof.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 45134 - 01/22-05/10 Adams, Scott ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002 45135 - 01/22-05/10 Arora, Swarnjit ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003 45136 - 01/22-05/10 Bahmani-Oskooee, Mohsen ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004 45137 - 01/22-05/10 Bose, Niloy ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005 45138 - 01/22-05/10 Chakrabarti, Avik ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 006 45139 - 01/22-05/10 Davies, Susan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 007 45140 - 01/22-05/10 Drewianka, Scott ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 008 45141 - 01/22-05/10 Goh, Sze-chuan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 009 45142 - 01/22-05/10 Heywood, John ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 010 45143 - 01/22-05/10 Holahan, William ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 011 45144 - 01/22-05/10 Kishor, Narayan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 012 45145 - 01/22-05/10 Kim, Sunwoong ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 013 45146 - 01/22-05/10 Kroeger, Sarah ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 014 45147 - 01/22-05/10 Lazkano, Itziar ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 015 45148 - 01/22-05/10 Lei, Vivian ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 016 45149 - 01/22-05/10 McGinty, Matthew ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 017 45150 - 01/22-05/10 Meadows, G Richard ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 018 45153 - 01/22-05/10 Mohtadi, Hamid ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 019 45151 - 01/22-05/10 Murshid, Antu ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 020 45152 - 01/22-05/10 Neumann, Rebecca ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 021 45154 - 01/22-05/10 Peoples, James ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 022 45155 - 01/22-05/10 Thompson-ferguson, Owen ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 023 45156 - 01/22-05/10 Vesely, Filip ROOM TBA  

ECON-999: Independent Work (1 - 3 units; G )

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: grad st; cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 45157 - 01/22-05/10 Adams, Scott ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002 45158 - 01/22-05/10 Arora, Swarnjit ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003 45159 - 01/22-05/10 Bahmani-Oskooee, Mohsen ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004 45160 - 01/22-05/10 Bose, Niloy ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005 45161 - 01/22-05/10 Chakrabarti, Avik ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 006 45162 - 01/22-05/10 Davies, Susan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 007 45163 - 01/22-05/10 Drewianka, Scott ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 008 45164 - 01/22-05/10 Goh, Sze-chuan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 009 45165 - 01/22-05/10 Heywood, John ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 010 45166 - 01/22-05/10 Holahan, William ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 011 45167 - 01/22-05/10 Kishor, Narayan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 012 45168 - 01/22-05/10 Kim, Sunwoong ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 013 45169 - 01/22-05/10 Kroeger, Sarah ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 014 45170 - 01/22-05/10 Lazkano, Itziar ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 015 45171 - 01/22-05/10 Lei, Vivian ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 016 45172 - 01/22-05/10 McGinty, Matthew ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 017 45173 - 01/22-05/10 Meadows, G Richard ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 018 45174 - 01/22-05/10 Mohtadi, Hamid ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 019 45175 - 01/22-05/10 Murshid, Antu ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 020 45176 - 01/22-05/10 Neumann, Rebecca ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 021 45177 - 01/22-05/10 Peoples, James ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 022 45178 - 01/22-05/10 Thompson-ferguson, Owen ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 023 45179 - 01/22-05/10 Vesely, Filip ROOM TBA