ECON 1100. Analysis of Strategic Games. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: ANALYSIS OF GAMES.
The analysis of players' strategies and their outcomes when each player's best strategy depends on the (expected) actions of others. Circumstances leading to both cooperative and noncooperative outcomes are considered, with economic and other applications.
Offered every year.

ECON 2100. Economics of Environmental Quality. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: ECON OF ENV QUALITY.
Not open to students with credit in ECON 4150.
Prerequisite: ECON 2106 and ECON 2105.
The economic analysis of environmental issues, with discussions of current environmental quality problems, their underlying causes, and command vs. market-based solutions.
Offered every year.

ECON 2105. Principles of Macroeconomics. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: PRIN OF MACROECON.
Explanations of economic growth and the business cycle, aimed at shedding light on economy-wide problems such as inflation and unemployment, with special attention to the role played by monetary and fiscal policies.
Non-traditional format: This course is also offered through University System of Georgia Independent Study (USGIS).
Offered every year.

ECON 2105H. Principles of Macroeconomics (Honors). 3 hours.
Oasis Title: PRIN OF MACROECON.
Not open to students with credit in ECON 2105.
Prerequisite: Permission of Honors.
Explanations of economic growth and the business cycle, aimed at shedding light on economy-wide problems such as inflation and unemployment, with special attention to the role played by monetary and fiscal policies.
Offered every year.

ECON 2106. Principles of Microeconomics. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: PRIN OF MICROECON.
Laws governing the use of scarce resources by producers and consumers in market economies, with emphasis on the role played by prices. The consequences of government involvement in the economy are studied, with examples taken from current policy issues.
Non-traditional format: This course is also offered through University System of Georgia Independent Study (USGIS).
Offered every year.

ECON 2106H. Principles of Microeconomics (Honors). 3 hours.
Oasis Title: PRIN OF MICROECON.
Not open to students with credit in ECON 2106.
Prerequisite: Permission of Honors.
Laws governing the use of scarce resources by producers and consumers in market economies, with emphasis on the role played by prices. The consequences of government involvement in the economy are studied, with examples taken from current policy issues.
Offered every year.

ECON 2200. Economic Development of the United States. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: ECON DEV OF US.
Not open to students with credit in ECON 2200H or ECON 4700/6700.
Prerequisite: ECON 2106 and ECON 2105.
The United States' growth and transformation into an industrialized nation, exploring the contributions of diverse cultural groups. The rise of the corporation, slavery, government regulation, banking, transportation, the economic role of women and minorities, the Great Depression, and rapid post-World War II growth.
Non-traditional format: This course is also offered through University System of Georgia Independent Study (USGIS).
Offered every year.

ECON 2200H. Economic Development of the United States (Honors). 3 hours.
Oasis Title: ECON DEV OF US.
Not open to students with credit in ECON 2200 or ECON 4700/6700.
Prerequisite: ECON 2106 and ECON 2105 and permission of Honors.
The United States' growth and transformation into an industrialized nation, exploring the contributions of diverse cultural groups. The rise of the corporation, slavery, government regulation, banking, transportation, the economic role of women and minorities, the Great Depression, and rapid post-World War II growth.
Offered every year.

ECON 4000. The Economics of Human Resources. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: ECON HUMAN RESOURCE.
Not open to students with credit in ECON 4600/6600.
Prerequisite: ECON 2106 and ECON 2105.
The application of microeconomic principles to the study of the behavior of individuals and business firms in the labor market. The roles of private institutions and public policies in affecting worker compensation, employment, unemployment, and the distribution of labor-market earnings.
Non-traditional format: This course is also offered through University System of Georgia Independent Study (USGIS).
Offered every year.

ECON 4010. Intermediate Microeconomics. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: INT MICROECON.
Prerequisite: ECON 2106 and ECON 2105 and MATH 2200 and MATH 2200L.
Resource allocation in a market economy, with an emphasis on the workings of the price system under competitive and monopolistic conditions. The welfare costs of departures from perfect competition are examined, and students are introduced to game theory and the economics of information.
Offered every year.

ECON 4010H. Intermediate Microeconomics (Honors). 3 hours.
Oasis Title: INT MICRO HNRS.
Not open to students with credit in ECON 4010.
Prerequisite: ECON 2105 and ECON 2106 and MATH 2200 and permission of Honors.
Resource allocation in a market economy, with an emphasis on the workings of the price system under competitive and monopolistic conditions. The welfare costs of departures from perfect competition are examined, and students are introduced to game theory and the economics of information.
Offered every year.

ECON 4020. Intermediate Macroeconomics. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: INT MACROECON.
Prerequisite: ECON 2106 and ECON 2105 and MATH 2200 and MATH 2200L.
Theories aimed at explaining observed levels of national income, unemployment, inflation, interest rates, and exchange rates, with critical evaluations of alternative domestic and international fiscal and monetary policies.
Offered every year.

ECON 4020H. Intermediate Macroeconomics (Honors). 3 hours.
Oasis Title: INT MACRO HNRS.
Not open to students with credit in ECON 4020.
Prerequisite: ECON 2105 and ECON 2106 and MATH 2200 and permission of Honors.
Theories aimed at explaining observed levels of national income, unemployment, inflation, interest rates, and exchange rates, with critical evaluations of alternative domestic and international fiscal and monetary policies.
Offered every year.

ECON 4030. Money and Banking. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: MONEY AND BANKING.
Not open to students with credit in ECON 4100/6100.
Prerequisite: ECON 2106 and ECON 2105.
Money and banks in the economy, with lectures on financial intermediation, how interest rates are determined, domestic banking regulations, international banking and exchange rates, and monetary theory and policy.
Offered every year.

ECON 4030H. Money and Banking (Honors). 3 hours.
Oasis Title: MONEY AND BANKING.
Not open to students with credit in ECON 4030 or ECON 4100/6100.
Prerequisite: ECON 2106 and ECON 2105 and permission of Honors.
Money and banks in the economy, with lectures on financial intermediation, how interest rates are determined, domestic banking regulations, international banking and exchange rates, and monetary theory and policy.
Offered every year.

ECON 4040. The International Business Environment. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: INT BUSINESS ENV.
Not open to students with credit in ECON 4550/6550.
Prerequisite: ECON 2106 and ECON 2105.
Trade, macroeconomic policy, and financial-market issues and theories of relevance to multi-national firms, with applications to recent events.
Offered every year.

ECON 4100/6100. Monetary Economics. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: MONETARY ECONOMICS.
Not open to students with credit in ECON 4030 or ECON 4030H.
Undergraduate prerequisite: ECON 4010 or ECON 4020.
Money and financial markets, emphasizing the evolution and economic rationale of money and financial institutions, determinants of the price level and interest rates, alternative monetary policies, and international monetary relations.
Offered every year.

ECON 4150. Environmental Economics. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: ENV ECONOMICS.
Prerequisite: ECON 4010.
The economic foundations of global environmental problems, including air and water pollution and the depletion of natural resources, with discussions of alternative (command and market-based) solutions.
Offered every year.

ECON 4200. Economic Growth and Development. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: ECON GROWTH & DEV.
Prerequisite: ECON 4010.
Problems and programs of economic growth; specific attention directed to underdeveloped areas, national economies, and regions. International agencies and coordinated efforts in economic development processes will be appraised within a theoretical reference.
Non-traditional format: This course is also offered through University System of Georgia Independent Study (USGIS).
Offered every year.

ECON 4250H. Economics of Education (Honors). 3 hours.
Oasis Title: ECON OF EDUCATION.
Prerequisite: ECON 4010 and permission of Honors.
An analysis of how education is organized and delivered, and the efficacy of reforms such as increasing teacher salaries, decreasing student-teacher ratios, requiring teacher certification, high-stakes testing, charter schools, vouchers, and EMO’s. In higher education, we study affirmative action, racial preferences in admissions, and the recent shift from need-based to merit based aid.
Offered every year.

ECON 4300/6300. Public Sector Economics. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: PUBLIC SECTOR ECON.
Undergraduate prerequisite: ECON 4010.
Government's economic role, with discussions of what governments should (or shouldn't) do, and of what they do in fact. Major tax and spending programs are critically examined, and proposals for changing them are considered.
Offered every year.

ECON 4350/6350. Industrial Economics. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: INDUSTRIAL ECON.
Undergraduate prerequisite: ECON 4010.
Firms' performances and conduct toward rival firms, suppliers, and customers under different market structures, including perfect competition and monopoly. The rationale and consequences of antitrust regulation and other public policies.
Offered every year.

ECON 4400/6400. Economics of Public and Regulated Enterprises. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: PUBLIC ENTERPRISES.
Undergraduate prerequisite: ECON 4010.
The economic analysis of regulated and nationalized industries and organizations, with emphasis on the regulation of electric, natural gas, and telecommunications enterprises. Methods and implications of privatization of traditionally "public" enterprises are also considered.
Offered every year.

ECON 4450/6450. Economic Analysis of Law. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: ECN ANALYSIS OF LAW.
Undergraduate prerequisite: ECON 4010.
An efficiency-based perspective on major areas of the law, including contract, tort, and nuisance law, which points to the reduction of transactions costs as unifying legal principle.
Offered every year.

ECON 4500/6500. Monetary Policy. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: MONETARY POLICY.
Undergraduate prerequisite: ECON 4010 and ECON 4100/6100.
Undergraduate prerequisite or corequisite: ECON 4010 and (ECON 4030 or ECON 4030H or ECON 4100/6100).
The theory and practice of monetary policy, including discussions of rationales for government involvement in money and banking, actual central bank behavior, the choice of monetary rules versus discretion, and how alternative monetary regimes might work.
Offered every year.

ECON 4550/6550. International Trade: Theory and Policy. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: INT TRADE.
Undergraduate prerequisite: ECON 4010.
The determinants of world trade patterns, with discussions of immigration, capital mobility, inter-industry trade, transfer payments, and recent developments in international trade policy.
Offered every year.

ECON 4600/6600. Labor Economics. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: LABOR ECONOMICS.
Undergraduate prerequisite: ECON 4010.
The application of microeconomics to the study of labor markets. The demand for and supply of labor, compensating wage differentials, human capital investment, alternative compensation policies, unions, discrimination, and unemployment.
Non-traditional format: This course is also offered through University System of Georgia Independent Study (USGIS).
Offered every year.

ECON 4650/6650. Economics of Organizations and Management. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: ECN OF ORG/MGMT.
Undergraduate prerequisite: ECON 4010.
Decision making within firms and public organizations, using standard microeconomic tools. Transaction costs and the size of the firm, the compensation and motivation of workers, mergers and corporate control, team production, and the theory of bureaucracy.
Offered every year.

ECON 4700/6700. Economic History of the United States. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: ECN HIST OF US.
Undergraduate prerequisite: ECON 4010.
Economic analysis is combined with historical narrative to explore the evolution of the United States' economy from its agrarian origins to its current status as an industrialized nation. Basic economic reasoning is used to explain the course, sources, and consequences of United States economic change, with particular emphasis on the twentieth century.
Offered every year.

ECON(MARK) 4750/6750. Introduction to Econometrics. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: INTRO ECONOMETRICS.
Undergraduate prerequisite: ECON 4010 and (STAT 2000 or MSIT 3000).
Estimation and hypothesis-testing techniques using the linear regression model, with emphasis on the least-squares estimator and its performance under different statistical assumptions. A hands-on approach, stressing a wide range of empirical applications.
Offered every year.

ECON 4800. Internship and/or Cooperative Education. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: INTERNSHIP.
Prerequisite: Junior standing and permission of department.
Prerequisite or corequisite: ECON 4010 and ECON 4020.
Students are permitted to enter business establishments or governmental agencies for the purpose of obtaining practical and applied business experience. An in-depth paper based on an approved economics topic is required.
Non-traditional format: Internship not involving formal lecture.
Offered summer semester every year.

ECON 4850. Special Topics for Economics. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Oasis Title: TOPICS IN ECONOMICS.
Prerequisite: ECON 2105 and ECON 2106 and ECON 4010 and MATH 2200.
Intensive study relating to a central theme of special interest in the field of Economics.
Not offered on a regular basis.

ECON 4850H. Special Topics for Economics (Honors). 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Oasis Title: SPECIAL TOPICS.
Prerequisite: ECON 2105 and ECON 2106 and permission of Honors.
Intensive study relating to a central theme of special interest in the field of Economics at the honors level.
Not offered on a regular basis.

ECON 5900H. Senior Thesis (Honors). 3 hours.
Oasis Title: SENIOR THESIS.
Not open to students with credit in ECON 5900.
Prerequisite: ECON 4010 and senior standing and permission of Honors.
An extensive economics research paper, written under the direction of a faculty member. This course should be taken during the term just prior to the student's planned graduation.
Non-traditional format: Independent research and thesis preparation.
Offered every year.

ECON 5900. Senior Thesis. 1 hour.
Oasis Title: SENIOR THESIS.
Prerequisite or corequisite: ECON 4010.
An extensive economics research paper, written under the direction of a faculty member. This course should be taken during the term just prior to the student's planned graduation.
Non-traditional format: Directed study.
Offered every year.

ECON 5960H. Tutorial (Honors). 1-9 hours.
Oasis Title: TUTORIAL HONORS.
Prerequisite: ECON 4010 and senior standing and permission of Honors.
Reading and independent research on a specified topic beyond normal course offerings and supervised by a faculty member.
Non-traditional format: Directed study. Students must apply to the department head at least five weeks in advance of registration.
Offered every year.

ECON 5970H. Tutorial (Honors). 1-9 hours.
Oasis Title: TUTORIAL HONORS.
Prerequisite: ECON 4010 and senior standing and permission of Honors.
Reading and independent research on a specified topic beyond normal course offerings and supervised by a faculty member.
Non-traditional format: Directed study. Students must apply to the department head at least five weeks in advance of registration.
Offered every year.

ECON 5990. Economics Tutorial. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Oasis Title: ECON TUTORIAL.
Prerequisite: ECON 4010 and senior standing.
Reading and independent research on a specified topic beyond normal course offerings and supervised by a faculty member.
Non-traditional format: Directed study. Students must apply to the department head at least five weeks in advance of registration.
Offered every year.

ECON 7000. Master's Research. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Oasis Title: MASTER'S RESEARCH.
Prerequisite: Permission of department.
Research while enrolled for a master's degree under the direction of faculty members.
Non-traditional format: Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Offered every year.

ECON 7300. Master's Thesis. 3-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Oasis Title: MASTER'S THESIS.
Prerequisite: Permission of department.
Thesis writing under the direction of the major professor.
Non-traditional format: Independent research and thesis preparation.
Offered every year.

ECON 7900. Survey of Business Economics. 1-3 hours.
Oasis Title: BUSINESS ECONOMICS.
Prerequisite: Permission of department.
Survey course for MBA students. Scarcity, opportunity cost, marginal analysis, structure and performance of firms, and the macroeconomic environment within which firms operate, with emphasis on problems faced by managers.
Offered every year.

ECON 7910. Business Microeconomics. 1-3 hours.
Oasis Title: BUSINESS MICRO.
Prerequisite: Permission of department.
Development of the fundamental concepts of scarcity, opportunity cost, and marginal analysis, with an emphasis on problems faced by managers. These concepts are used to explain the structure and performance of firms and industries.
Offered every year.

ECON 7920. Business Macroeconomics. 1-3 hours.
Oasis Title: BUSINESS MACRO.
Not open to students with credit in ECON 8920.
Prerequisite: Permission of department.
Examination of the historical behavior and determinants of gross domestic product, unemployment, inflation, interest rates, the money stock, and exchange rates. Consideration of alternative theories of the business cycle and growth, and the role of fiscal and monetary policies for improving welfare.
Offered every year.

ECON 7930. MBA Tutorial. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Oasis Title: MBA TUTORIAL.
Not open to students with credit in ECON 8930.
Prerequisite: Permission of department.
Reading and independent research on a specified topic beyond normal MBA course offerings and supervised by a faculty member.
Non-traditional format: Directed study. Students must apply to the department head at least five weeks in advance.
Offered every year.

ECON 7940. Managerial Economics. 1-3 hours.
Oasis Title: MANAGERIAL ECON.
Prerequisite: Permission of department.
Application of basic microeconomic analysis to understanding firm organization and management decisions, with a focus on the importance of incentives in overcoming pervasive principle/agent problems.
Offered every year.

ECON 8000. Mathematical Analysis for Economists. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: MATH FOR ECON.
Mathematical methods and economic applications of selected topics in optimization theory, including comparative statistics analysis, duality and envelope results, inequality constraints and Kuhn-Tucker theory.
Offered every year.

ECON 8010. Microeconomic Theory I. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: MICROECONOMICS I.
The theory of consumer behavior, the analysis of production and cost, and the determination of output level and input mix of the profit-maximizing firm under perfect competition and monopoly.
Offered every year.

ECON 8020. Microeconomic Theory II. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: MICROECONOMICS II.
Prerequisite: ECON 8000 and ECON 8010.
Welfare economics, including the concepts of Pareto efficiency and consumer surplus and the analysis and measurement of welfare costs of public goods, externalities, and other "market failures."
Offered every year.

ECON 8030. Microeconomic Theory III. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: MICROECONOMICS III.
Prerequisite: ECON 8020.
The general equilibrium framework of microeconomics is developed and then extended to allow for the passage of time and the presence of uncertainty. Game-theoretic considerations are also considered.
Offered every year.

ECON 8040. Macroeconomic Theory I. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: MACROECONOMICS I.
Prerequisite: ECON 8000 and ECON 8010.
Theories of national income, unemployment, inflation, and interest and exchange rates. The implementation, and domestic and global repercussions, of alternative monetary and fiscal policies.
Offered every year.

ECON 8050. Macroeconomic Theory II. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: MACROECONOMICS II.
Prerequisite: ECON 8040.
Dynamic, stochastic models of macroeconomic behavior, including neoclassical and endogenous models of economic growth and New Classical and New Keynesian models of the business cycle.
Offered every year.

ECON 8060. Macroeconomic Theory III. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: MACROECONOMICS III.
Prerequisite: ECON 8050.
Advanced topics in macroeconomic theory.
Not offered on a regular basis.

ECON 8070. Statistics for Econometrics. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: STATS ECONOMETRICS.
The statistical foundations of econometrics, including probability, random variables, sampling, expectation, distribution functions, parametric and conditional distributions, independence, functions of random variables, and maximum likelihood.
Offered every year.

ECON 8080. Introduction to Econometrics. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: INTRO ECONOMETRICS.
Prerequisite: ECON 8070.
Linear regression models, with special attention to estimator properties and hypothesis testing under various statistical assumptions. Least-squares, maximum likelihood, and method-of-moments estimation procedures and seemingly unrelated regressions and simultaneous equation models.
Offered every year.

ECON 8090. Research Methods in Economics. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: RESEARCH METHODS.
Prerequisite: ECON 8010 and ECON 8070 and ECON 8080.
Practical issues in conducting applied economic research. Topics include choosing dissertation/research topics; data sources and methods; presenting, publishing, and refereeing research papers and critical analysis of the literature. Students are required to write and present a research paper to the department in partial fulfillment of the course requirements.
Offered spring semester every year.

ECON 8110. Econometrics I. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: ECONOMETRICS I.
Prerequisite: ECON 8080.
Advanced econometric techniques, including full-information estimation of simultaneous equation models, non-linear regression, generalized methods of moments estimation and specification testing, and estimation and inference using panel data.
Offered every year.

ECON 8120. Econometrics II. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: ECONOMETRICS II.
Prerequisite: ECON 8080.
The theoretical properties of maximum likelihood estimators and their use in overcoming shortcomings of the classical linear model. Computer algorithms are developed and used to compute maximum-likelihood estimators for logit, probit, tobit, sample-selectivity, and failure time models.
Offered every year.

ECON 8130. Time Series Econometrics. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: TIME SERIES.
Prerequisite: ECON 8080.
An introduction to the economic and statistical analysis of time series. Topics include linear regression with time series data, ARMA models, VAR models, ARCH and other non-linear models, unit-root non-stationary processes, and cointegration.

ECON 8210. Industrial Economics I. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: INDUSTRIAL ECON I.
Prerequisite: ECON 8010.
The structure, conduct, and performance of suppliers and customers in product and geographic markets. Topics treated include recent industry studies, consequences of technological change, the role of property rights and transactions costs, and federal and state public utility and antitrust regulations.
Offered every year.

ECON 8220. Industrial Economics II. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: INDUSTRIAL ECON II.
Prerequisite: ECON 8030.
Industrial economics, with emphasis on game-theoretic models of strategic behavior, contracting and agency theory, transaction costs, property rights, and the boundaries of the firm. Recent theoretical contributions are also covered, with empirical applications and illustrations.
Offered every year.

ECON 8310. Public Economics I. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: PUBLIC ECON I.
Prerequisite: ECON 8010.
Market failures involving public goods and externalities, and of methods for measuring and reducing their efficiency costs, together with analysis of taxation and income-redistribution policies and discussion of collective choice theories, including social choice and public choice paradigms.
Offered every year.

ECON 8320. Public Economics II. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: PUBLIC ECON II.
Prerequisite: ECON 8010.
The effects of taxes on economic decision making by individuals and businesses, with discussions of alternative tax systems, tax evasion and avoidance, social insurance programs, and issues in fiscal federalism.
Offered every year.

ECON 8410. Labor Economics I. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: LABOR ECON I.
Prerequisite: ECON 8010.
The neoclassical economic theory of the market and nonmarket allocation of individuals' time. Labor demand and supply, human capital investment, unions, discrimination, public sector labor markets, the distribution of earnings and income, and unemployment.
Offered every year.

ECON 8420. Labor Economics II. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: LABOR ECON II.
Prerequisite: ECON 8010.
Labor economics, with special emphasis on current theoretical and empirical issues. The demand for and supply of labor, compensating wage differentials, the structure of compensation, worker displacement, unemployment, and the distribution of labor-market income.
Offered every year.

ECON 8510. International Economics I. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: INTERN ECON I.
Prerequisite: ECON 8010.
A general equilibrium treatment of commodity and intra-industry trade, international capital mobility, and immigration, with treatments of alternative government policies including free trade, import tariffs and subsidies, export taxes and subsidies, quotas, and voluntary export restraints.
Offered every year.

ECON 8520. International Economics II. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: INTERN ECON II.
Prerequisite: ECON 8010.
Commodity-market imperfections and trade policy, including discussion of the implications of increasing returns to scale technology, commodity-trade restrictions, and the location of economic activities for international trade policy.
Offered every year.

ECON 8610. Monetary Economics I. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: MONETARY ECON I.
Prerequisite: ECON 8040.
Monetary and banking theory, emphasizing the microfoundations of monetary exchange and bank intermediation, the determinants of money supply and demand, and the macroeconomic consequences of monetary shocks and bank failures.
Offered every year.

ECON 8620. Monetary Economics II. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: MONETARY ECON II.
Prerequisite: ECON 8040.
The evolution and workings of commodity and flat-monetary regimes, with discussions of alternative regimes, discretionary central bank behavior, and externality, natural monopoly, and time-consistency issues in money and banking.
Offered every year.

ECON 8710. Economic History. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: ECON HISTORY.
Prerequisite: ECON 8040.
United States history through cliometrics, which applies economic theory and econometrics to historical data. The course draws on recent cliometric research as well as on more traditional studies of economic history.
Offered every year.

ECON 8720. Topics in Economic History. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: TOPICS ECON HIST.
Prerequisite: ECON 8010.
Current research topics in historical economics, aimed at a deeper understanding of these topics and of modern cliometric techniques for examining them as demonstrated in recent scholarly writings. Topics will reflect student interests and current research trends.
Offered every year.

ECON 8810. Economic Growth and Development. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: ECON GROWTH & DEV.
Prerequisite: ECON 8040.
Exogenous and endogenous growth theories for market economies, addressing regional growth-rate differences, and of determinants of economic development including economic structures, environmental policies, and diet.
Offered every year.

ECON 8820. The Analysis of Productivity. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: ANALYSIS OF PROD.
Prerequisite: ECON 8010.
Analytical techniques for assessing the sources of and measuring changes in productivity, with microeconomic and macroeconomic empirical applications.
Offered every year.

ECON 8850. Special Topics in Economics. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Oasis Title: TOPICS IN ECONOMICS.
Prerequisite: ECON 8010.
Intensive study relating to a central theme of special interest in the field of Economics.
Not offered on a regular basis.

ECON 8900. Survey of Business Economics. 1.5 hours.
Oasis Title: SURVEY OF BUS ECON.
Prerequisite: Permission of department.
Theories of consumer and producer behavior and models of market structure, with discussions of the nature of the firm and various aspects of government and business relations. For one-year MBA students.
Offered every year.

ECON 8980. Economics Seminar. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 18 hours credit.
Oasis Title: ECON SEMINAR.
Prerequisite: Permission of department.
Lectures on and discussion of some selected topic in applied or theoretical economics, with an emphasis on recent published and unpublished research.
Offered every year.

ECON 8990. Directed Study. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 18 hours credit.
Oasis Title: DIRECT STUDY.
Prerequisite: Permission of department.
Students investigate a research problem in their special field of study under the personal direction of their major professor.
Non-traditional format: Directed study.
Offered every year.

ECON 9000. Doctoral Research. 1-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 24 hours credit.
Oasis Title: DOCTORAL RESEARCH.
Prerequisite: Permission of department.
Research while enrolled for a doctoral degree under the direction of faculty members.
Non-traditional format: Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Offered every year.

ECON 9005. Doctoral Graduate Student Seminar. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 hours credit.
Oasis Title: DOC GRAD STU SEM.
Advanced supervised experience in an applied setting. This course may not be used to satisfy a student's approved program of study.
Non-traditional format: Seminar.
Offered fall, spring, and summer semesters every year.

ECON 9300. Doctoral Dissertation. 1-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 24 hours credit.
Oasis Title: DOCT DISSERTATION.
Prerequisite: Permission of department.
Dissertation writing under the direction of the major professor.
Non-traditional format: Independent research and preparation of the doctoral dissertation.
Offered every year.