Graduate courses for Fall 2019

Title Instructors Location Time Description Cross listings Fulfills Registration notes Syllabus Syllabus URL
ECON 681-001 Microeconomic Theory Steven A Matthews MCNB 150 TR 10:30 AM-12:00 PM Basic tools of microeconomic theory: consumer choice, firm behavior, partial and general equilibrium theory. This is a more theoretical treatment of the basic tools of microeconomic analysis than ECON 680. Undergraduates Need Permission 0. Syllabus 681 Fall 2019_0.pdf45.5 KB
ECON 701-001 Microec Theory I Steven A Matthews
Andrew Postlewaite
PCPE 100 TR 01:30 PM-03:00 PM Nonlinear programming, theory of the consumer and producer, general equilibrium. Prerequisite: Meeting the Department's minimal mathematical requirements, ECON 897 Summer Math program. For Doctoral Students Only 0. Syllabus 701A Fall 2019_0.pdf42.82 KB
ECON 702-001 Macroec Theory I Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde
Dirk Krueger
PCPE 101 TR 09:00 AM-10:30 AM Dynamic programming, search theory, neoclassical growth theory, asset pricing, business cycles. Permission Needed From Department
ECON 702-002 Macroec Theory I Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde PCPE 101 MW 10:30 AM-12:00 PM Dynamic programming, search theory, neoclassical growth theory, asset pricing, business cycles. Permission Needed From Department
ECON 705-001 Econometrics I: Fund Karun Adusumilli
Xu Cheng
PCPE 100 TR 10:30 AM-12:00 PM Violations of classical linear regresson assumptions, nonlinear regression models (including logit, probit, etc.), diagnostic testing, distributed lag models, panel data models, identification, linear simultaneous-equations model. Prerequisite: Meeting the Department's minimal mathematical requirements, ECON 897 Summer Math Program. Permission Needed From Department
ECON 712-001 Topics in Applied Micro Hanming Fang PCPE 203 TR 10:30 AM-12:00 PM Topics and prerequisites announced each year. Non-Majors Need Permission From Department
ECON 712-002 Diss Proj in Econ Theory Alvaro Sandroni PCPE 203 W 02:00 PM-04:00 PM Topics and prerequisites announced each year. Non-Majors Need Permission From Department syllabuscontract2019upenn.pdf35.03 KB
ECON 712-003 Intro Macro Househld Het Dirk Krueger MCNB 410 TR 10:30 AM-12:00 PM Topics and prerequisites announced each year. Non-Majors Need Permission From Department
ECON 712-004 Emprcal Mthd For Counter: Empirical Methods For Counterfactual Analysis Francesco Agostinelli PCPE 225 MW 10:30 AM-12:00 PM Topics and prerequisites announced each year. Non-Majors Need Permission From Department Syllabus_ECN712_aa19_20.pdf111.28 KB
ECON 712-006 Empirical Industrial Org Aviv Nevo PCPE 101 TR 01:30 PM-03:00 PM Topics and prerequisites announced each year. The class will take place in PCPSE 625 until October 21, 2019 and not in the Chem building as listed on the registrar website. Non-Majors Need Permission From Department
ECON 712-007 Learning and Information Annie H Liang PCPE 101 W 05:00 PM-08:00 PM Topics and prerequisites announced each year. Non-Majors Need Permission From Department
ECON 714-001 Quant Macro-Econ Theory Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde PCPE 202 M 05:00 PM-08:00 PM Computation of Equilibria. Calibration of models. Heterogenous agents, macroeconomic models.
ECON 719-301 Econ Theory Workshop Annie H Liang PCPE 100
PCPE 101
M 12:00 PM-01:30 PM
T 03:30 PM-05:30 PM
ECON 721-001 Econometrics III: Adv Petra Todd PCPE 200 TR 09:00 AM-10:30 AM Qualitative response models, panel data, censoring, truncation, selection bias, errors in variables, latent variable models, survey design, advanced techniques of semiparametric estimation and inference in cross-sectional environments. Disequilibrium models. Methods of simulated moments. Permission Needed From Department
ECON 729-301 Econometrics Wkshop Xu Cheng PCPE 101
PCPE 200
M 12:00 PM-01:30 PM
M 04:00 PM-06:30 PM
ECON 749-301 Montry Econ Workshop Dirk Krueger PCPE 200
PCPE 200
PCPE 200
R 12:00 PM-01:30 PM
W 03:30 PM-06:00 PM
F 12:00 PM-01:30 PM
ECON 750-001 Public Economics Andrew Postlewaite PCPE 101 TR 01:30 PM-03:00 PM Public goods, externalities, uncertainty, and income redistribution as sources of market failures; private market and collective choice models as possible correcting mechanisms. Microeconomic theories of taxation and political models affecting economic variables. 750aSyllab2019 8-22-19.pdf74.63 KB
ECON 779-301 Industrial Organization Aviv Nevo PCPE 100 T 03:30 PM-05:30 PM
ECON 789-301 Appld Micro Theory Wrksp PCPE 100
PCPE 100
F 03:30 PM-05:30 PM
F 12:00 PM-01:30 PM
ECON 799-301 Empirical Microeconomics Francesco Agostinelli PCPE 100
PCPE 100
R 03:00 PM-05:30 PM
T 12:00 PM-01:30 PM