2021-22 Graduate Courses

The below course schedule is subject to change. An up-to-date quarterly schedule of classes can be found on GOLD. Please refer to the UCSB General Catalog or GOLD for course descriptions.

Course # Course Title Category Quarter Offered Instructor(s)

204A

Macroeconomic Theory

1st Year Core

Fall 2021

204B

Macroeconomic Theory

1st Year Core

Winter 2022

204C

Macroeconomic Theory

1st Year Core

Spring 2022

210A

Theory of Consumption and Production

1st Year Core

Fall 2021

210B

Introduction to Game Theory

1st Year Core

Winter 2022

210C

Markets and Incentives

1st Year Core

Spring 2022

214A

Economic Development

2nd Year Field: Macroeconomics

Fall 2021

214B

Economic Development

2nd Year Field: Macroeconomics

 

 

215A

Mechanism Design

2nd Year Field: Microeconomics

 

 

215B

Bounded Rationality

2nd Year Field: Microeconomics

Winter 2022

215C

Repeated Games

2nd Year Field: Microeconomics

   

215D

Contract Theory

2nd Year Field: Microeconomics

 

 

215E

Auction Theory

2nd Year Field: Microeconomics

 

 

215F

Network Theory

2nd Year Field: Microeconomics

 

 

215G

Learning in Games

2nd Year Field: Microeconomics

 

 

215H

Behavioral Economics

2nd Year Field: Microeconomics

Fall 2021

215I

Bargaining Theory

2nd Year Field: Microeconomics

 

 

215J

Learning with Misspecified Models

2nd Year Field: Microeconomics

   

217A

American Economic History

2nd Year Field: Labor Economics or Public Economics

   

225

Heretogeneous Agent Macroeconomics

2nd Year Field: Macroeconomics

 

 

228

Aggregate Economics

2nd Year Field: Macroeconomics

   

229

Macroeconomics Theory and Policy

2nd Year Field: Macroeconomics

   

230A

Public Economics I

2nd Year Field: Public Economics

Spring 2022

230B

Public Economics II

2nd Year Field: Public Economics

 

 

230C

Individual Taxation

2nd Year Field: Public Economics

Spring 2022

230D

Capital Taxation

2nd Year Field: Public Economics

Spring 2022

230E

Social Insurance Programs

2nd Year Field: Public Economics

 

         

230F

Behavioral Public Finance

2nd Year Field: Public Economics

 

 

230G

Tax Incidence

2nd Year Field: Public Economics

 

 

230H

Political Economy

2nd Year Field: Public Economics

 

 

230I

Health Economics

 

Winter 2022

235D

Modern Asset Pricing

2nd Year Field: Macroeconomics

Winter 2022

241A

Econometrics

1st Year Core

Fall 2021

241B

Econometrics

1st Year Core

Winter 2022

241C

Econometrics

1st Year Core

Spring 2022

245B

Time Series Econometrics

2nd Year Field: Econometrics

 

 

245E

Introduction to Bayesian Econometrics

2nd Year Field: Econometrics

 

 

245F

Generalizaed Method of Moments & Instrumental variables

2nd Year Field: Econometrics

 

 

245G

Panel Data and Difference-in-Differences

2nd Year Field: Econometrics

 

 

245H

Clustering, Bootstrapping, and Multiple Comparisons

2nd Year Field: Econometrics

 

 

245I

Regression Discontinuity Designs

2nd Year Field: Econometrics

Winter 2022

245J

Field Experiments

2nd Year Field: Econometrics

Fall 2021

245K

Structural Estimation

2nd Year Field: Econometrics

        

245L

Nonparametric Econometrics

2nd Year Field: Econometrics

Winter 2022

245M Data Wrangling 2nd Year Field: Econometrics Fall 2021

249

Dynamic Optimization

2nd Year Field: Macroeconomics

 

 

250D

Population Economics

2nd Year Field: Labor Economics

Fall 2021

250E

Labor Supply

2nd Year Field: Labor Economics

Winter 2022

250F

Labor Demand and Wage Differentials

2nd Year Field: Labor Economics

   

250G

Economics of Education

2nd Year Field: Labor Economics

               

 

250H

Human Capital

2nd Year Field: Labor Economics

               

 

250I

Personnel Economics

2nd Year Field: Labor Economics

Winter 2022

250J

Empirical Search and Recruiting

2nd Year Field: Labor Economics

 

 

235A

Job Search Theory

2nd Year Field: Macroeconomics

Spring 2022

235B

Topics in Search and Matching

2nd Year Field: Macroeconomics

 

 

260D

Natural Resource Economics: Dynamic Programming methods

2nd Year Field: Environmental

Spring 2022

260E

Natural Resource Economics: Continuous-TIme Methods

2nd Year Field: Environmental

Fall 2021

260F

Demand for Environmental

2nd Year Field: Environmental

              

 

260G

Environmental Externalities and Regulation

2nd Year Field: Environmental

Winter 2022

260H

Climate Change, Adaptation, and Policy

2nd Year Field: Environmental

   

260I

Time, Uncertainty, and Environmental Policy

2nd Year Field: Environmental

Spring 2022

260J

Environmental Macroeconomics

2nd Year Field: Environmental

Fall 2021

278A

Experimental Methods

2nd Year Field: Experimental/Behavioral

Fall 2021

278B

Games in the Laboratory

2nd Year Field: Experimental/Behavioral

Fall 2021

278C

Individual Decision Making in the Laboratory

2nd Year Field: Experimental/Behavioral

Winter 2022

278D

Market Experiments

2nd Year Field: Experimental/Behavioral

 

 

278E

Social Preferences

2nd Year Field: Experimental/Behavioral

   

278F

Experiments on Learning

2nd Year Field: Experimental/Behavioral

              

278G

Games: Repeated Interactions

2nd Year Field: Experimental/Behavioral

 

 

290

Economics Research Working Groups

Faculty Lead Seminar Working Group (Registration Restricted)

Fall 2021, Winter 2022, Spring 2022

  • Various Assigned Faculty

290DM

Research Topics in Demography

Emphasis in Demography required course

                             

294

Microeconomics Seminars

Guest Lecturers

Fall 2021, Winter 2022, Spring 2022
  • Calendar of Guest Speakers

295

Macroeconomics Seminars

Guest Lecturers

Fall 2021, Winter 2022, Spring 2022
  • Calendar of Guest Speakers

297

Seminar on the Teaching of Economics

1st Year Core  (TA Training)

Fall 2021               

599

Dissertation Research and Preparation

(for PhD students who have Advanced to Candidacy only)

Fall 2021, Winter 2022, Spring 2022
  • Various Assigned Faculty