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ECON10010 - Principles of Microeconomics
Spring, Level 1, Credits 5

This module is intended for those who have already taken ECON10770 (Introduction to Economics). It reviews the basic concepts of microeconomics covered in ECON10770 and moves on to other topics such as the economics of different types of market structures (perfect competition, m...
ECON1001J - Principles of Macroeconomics
Autumn, Level 1, Credits 5

This module provides an introduction to macroeconomic principles. The topics covered are: national income accounting, economic growth, short-run determination of national income, money and banking, inflation, unemployment, exchanges rates and the open economy, fiscal and monetary...
ECON10020 - Principles of Macroeconomics
Spring, Level 1, Credits 5

This module is intended for those who have already taken ECON10770 (Introduction to Economics). It reviews the basic concepts of macroeconomics covered in ECON10770 and moves on to address issus related to economic growth, short-run determination of national income, money and ba...
ECON10030 - Introduction to Quantitative Economics
Autumn, Level 1, Credits 5

This module introduces students to mathematical methods used in solving economic problems. These quantitative techniques will be illustrated by application to basic economic concepts.
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ECON10040 - Economics and Society
Spring, Level 1, Credits 5

This module is about applying economics to understand the world around you. We do not assume that students have previously taken economics. The focus is on economics in practice, rather than in theory. It requires no previous knowledge of the subject, and the course is intended...
ECON1005D - Principles of Economics
Autumn, Level 1, Credits 5

This module provides students with an overview of the main principles of economics. Among the topics covered are: the economic problem; demand and supply; elasticity; efficiency and equity; output and costs; perfect competition; monopoly; macro issues; measuring GDP; aggregate su...
ECON1046J - Economics and Society
Spring, Level 1, Credits 5

This module is about applying economics to understand the world around you. We do not assume that students have previously taken economics. The focus is on economics in practice, rather than in theory. It requires no previous knowledge of the subject, and the course is intended...
ECON10720 - Microeconomics for Business
Spring, Level 1, Credits 5

The aim of this module is to introduce students to core microeconomic principles and how they can be used to help understand decision making and behaviour in a business environment. The module focuses on markets as the principle arena where these decisions are made and stresses ...
ECON10730 - Data Analysis for Economists
Autumn, Level 1, Credits 5

In today’s world, data are everywhere. Businesses and governments have access to more data on their customers and citizens than ever before and there is high demand for people with the skills to analyse this information in a systematic manner. This module will introduce students...
ECON10740 - Exploring Economics
Autumn, Level 1, Credits 5

How do economists identify reputable sources of information for their research? How do new approaches to analysis and new methods of inquiry gain traction in the discipline? How do statistical agencies gather and collate economic information? In this module, students will be intr...
ECON10760 - Macroeconomics for Business
Autumn, Level 1, Credits 5

Macroeconomics is “big picture”economics. It looks at the economy as a whole and examines how it is performing. In this module, we introduce students to measuring the key macroeconomic variables such as GDP, inflation and unemployment. We explore what determines whether econom...
ECON10770 - Introduction to Economics
Autumn, Level 1, Credits 5

This module will introduce students to the subject of economics. Students will be introduced to microeconomics. We will discuss the factors that determine supply and demand in markets and how these determine the prices of the goods and services we buy as well as how much is purch...
ECON20010 - Intermediate Microeconomics I
Autumn, Level 2, Credits 5

This is an intermediate microeconomics course. Relative to first-year modules in microeconomics, this module provides a more formal approach. All concepts will be discussed intutively, graphically, and mathematically. By representing the basic ideas about markets, the demand and ...
ECON2001D - Economic Policy and the Global environment
Autumn, Level 2, Credits 10

This module is a course in applied economics. We will use economic analysis to study policies that governments use to intervene in the economy. We will discuss the rationale for government intervention, apply cost-benefit analysis to potential interventions and discuss case studi...
ECON20020 - Intermediate Macroeconomics
Spring, Level 2, Credits 5

The focus of this module is on developing macroeconomic models that enable us to understand issues relating to stabilisation policy. The famous IS-LM model is introduced and used to analyse monetary and fiscal policies, with a particular focus on the small open economy. The cours...
ECON2002J - Intermediate Macroeconomics
Spring, Level 2, Credits 5

The principal aim of this course is to provide the student with a solid understanding of macroeconomics and related phenomena. It will ensure that students can apply macroeconomic analysis and tools to the study of economics problems.

In particular, we will:
• Understand the...
ECON20040 - Statistics for Economists
Autumn and Spring (separate), Level 2, Credits 5

This module introduces the main techniques of statistics as used in economics. Students will be introduced to numerical and graphical techniques for representing data. The course outlines the use of simple linear regression, the basic tool of empirical economics. Following a revi...
ECON2004J - Game Theory (J)
Autumn, Level 2, Credits 5


Game theory is a formal way of thinking about and analysing strategic situations. This module will provide the tools that will enable you to use game theory to analyse a range of different problems.
Through the analysis of many examples in a variety of contexts you will
1. l...
ECON20060 - Irish Economy
Autumn, Level 2, Credits 5

The aim of this module is to provide an account of the main features, performance and associated policy issues of the Irish Economy. Over the past 20 years, the economy of Ireland has experienced a Celtic Tiger boom, a recession, a recovery and a global pandemic that has coincide...
ECON20080 - Economic Policy Analysis
Autumn, Level 2, Credits 5

This is a course that uses economic theory and empirical evidence to analyse current policy issues such as the economic impact of the minimum wage, migration, inequality, taxation and climate change policy....
ECON20100 - Game Theory
Spring, Level 2, Credits 5

Game theory is a formal way of thinking about and analysing strategic situations. This module will provide the tools that will enable you to use game theory to analyse a range of different problems.
Through the analysis of many examples in a variety of contexts you will
1. lea...
ECON20120 - The Economics of the European Union: Institutions, Policies and Crises
Spring, Level 2, Credits 5

The course covers the integration of European countries through the lens of economic theory and policy. We use microeconomic and macroeconomic tools to examine the motivation for and development of core EU policies. First we examine the origins of economic and later European inte...
ECON20130 - Economic History: From the Middle Ages to the Second World War
Spring, Level 2, Credits 5

This course draws on economic reasoning to examine the transformation of European economies from a predominantly agrarian base to a much more diversified economic structure. This transformation culminating in what is often called the Industrial Revolution marks one of history's ...
ECON20160 - Economics of the Environment
Spring, Level 2, Credits 5

This course is an introduction to the economics of the environment. Economists have an important role in helping design environmental policy to address key environmental challenges such as climate change, water conservation, or renewable energy deployment. This course provides an...
ECON20180 - Intermediate Microeconomics II
Spring, Level 2, Credits 5

This is the second module in a two-semester study of intermediate microeconomics. The first module, ECON20010 Microeconomics I, covered the analysis of Demand and Supply, Consumer Theory, Producer Theory, and Competitive Markets. Students should take ECON20010 prior to taking ECO...
ECON20190 - Introduction to Financial Economics
Autumn, Level 2, Credits 5

This module introduces students to the basic concepts of financial economics. Topics covered will include
(1) How to value assets that generate a sequence of cash flows over time for their owners.
(2) Guidelines for capital budgeting decisions by firms
(3) How firms raise mone...
ECON20200 - Int Microeconomics (ECON&FIN)
Autumn, Level 2, Credits 5

This module is designed to help you think like an (micro)economist. It will provide you with the conceptual basis and the necessary tools to understand modern microeconomics at an intermediate level. Relative to your first-year modules in microeconomics, this module will use a mo...
ECON20230 - Economics, Organisation and Management
Spring, Level 2, Credits 5

This module deals with firms and organization and intends to analyze them in their complexity. It relies on rigorous economic theory to derive the principles that are at work. Students will get a better understanding of key economics concepts and variables that play an essential ...
ECON3001J - International Money & Banking
Autumn, Level 3, Credits 5

This module focuses on central banks, monetary policy and the role of the banking system in the economy. It is organised around 4 main themes.
1. Banks, Financial Intermediation and Central Banks
How banks operate, why they are important, what central banks are, how they creat...
ECON3002J - Applied Econometrics
Spring, Level 3, Credits 5

This course builds on a basic understanding of probability and statistics to introduce the topic of econometrics. Topics covered in the course will include: regression analysis; hypothesis testing; econometric modeling; heteroscedasticty; autocorrelation etc....
ECON3004J - Economics of Corporate Finance
Autumn, Level 3, Credits 5

In this subject we build on the corporate finance content of 20010 Principles of Finance (or a similar introductory finance course). We cover the theory, practice and evidence on corporate investment and financing decisions: capital budgeting, capital structure, cost of capital,...
ECON3005J - Financial Economics: Derivates and Risk Management
Spring, Level 3, Credits 5

This module will focus on the theory, valuation and mathematics of derivative instruments used in financial risk alleviation and management. Market participants can be broadly divided into hedgers, speculators and arbitrageurs. We will examine the role each of these participants ...
ECON3006J - Financial Economics: Asset Pricing
Autumn, Level 3, Credits 5

This module covers the following range of topics in financial economics that model the trade off between risk and expected return: utility theory, portfolio theory, the capital asset pricing model, arbitrage pricing theory, factor models and market efficiency. Furthermore alterna...
ECON3007J - Econometrics of Financial Mark
Spring, Level 3, Credits 5

This module will analyse financail markets using advanced statistical methods. This course will assume that students have a good knowledge of basic econometrics as presented in ECON 3002J. Topics covered will include AR and MA processes, cointegration, ECM, ARCH models etc. ...
ECON30100 - The Economics of Health and Health Policy
Autumn, Level 3, Credits 5

With people living longer and new medical treatments being introduced, the health sector is becoming an ever-more important part of the global economy. Policies towards the sector are a major source of political debate both in Ireland and abroad where controversies over the Affor...
ECON30120 - Advanced Macroeconomics
Spring, Level 3, Credits 5

This module will focus on a range of different topics in macroeconomics. The module will be taught in three parts. The first part will expand on traditional IS-LM analysis to cover monetary policy rules, inflation expectations and the liquidity trap. The second part will describe...
ECON30130 - Econometrics: Applying Statistics to Economic Data
Autumn and Spring (separate), Level 3, Credits 5

Econometrics is the essential statistical toolbox for economists. Much of economic research, and many jobs in industry and government, require economists to analyse data. The purpose of this course is to teach students the basic concepts of econometrics. We will introduce linear ...
ECON30150 - International Money and Banking
Autumn, Level 3, Credits 5

This module focuses on the role of the banking system in the economy and the roles played by central banks in the banking system and in implementing monetary policy. The module also examines the interaction between monetary policy and exchange rate regimes and takes a close look ...
ECON30160 - International Trade Economics
Spring, Level 3, Credits 5

This course introduces students to the basic concepts of international trade where the overarching interest is what determines the flow of goods, services, and capital across countries. In particular, this course explores the various factors that shape trade patterns from both a ...
ECON30170 - Financial Economics: Asset Pricing
Spring, Level 3, Credits 5

This course analyses, at both a practical and theoretical level, the process of investment in financial markets. Its aims are to introduce students to the various types of financial instruments in common use and to the economic theories that explain how they are priced. The types...
ECON3017J - International Trade Economics
Spring, Level 3, Credits 5

We will study the determinants of international trade and how it can be affected by government policy....
ECON30180 - Industrial Economics: Economics of Business Strategy
Autumn, Level 3, Credits 5

This module focuses on strategic decision making by firms. It is divided into two parts. In the first part we examine the outcomes, in prices and quantities, that different market structures produce. We consider perfect competition, monopoly, monopolistic competition and finally ...
ECON3018J - Advanced Econometrics
Spring, Level 3, Credits 5

This course provides a rigorous introduction to modern econometric methods. The course will focus upon the underlying statistical models used in applied econometrics work, so that students understand when particular methods are likely to be adequate or not given the specific rese...
ECON30190 - Public Economics: Government Spending, Taxation and Public Choice
Spring, Level 3, Credits 5

This module is designed to acquaint students with key issues in public economics. The central question of the course is "How does the government intervene in the market economy and why?" The course will cover many important aspects of public policy, such as taxation, provision of...
ECON3020J - Hist and Econ of Fin Crises
Autumn, Level 3, Credits 5

History of Financial Crises...
ECON3022J - Industrial Economics
Autumn, Level 3, Credits 5

This module focuses on strategic decision making by firms. It is divided into two parts. In the first part we examine the outcomes, in prices and quantities, that different market structures produce. We consider perfect competition, monopoly, monopolistic competition and finally ...
ECON3023J - Advanced Microeconomics
Spring, Level 3, Credits 5

This module focuses on contract theory. It will provide students with an understanding of issues related to contracting in the presence of asymmetric information.
Topics inluded are:
-including choice under uncertainty and game theory
-moral hazard (first and second best case...
ECON30250 - Economics Research Project 2
Autumn, Level 3, Credits 5

This module is intended to help students develop a third year project. There will lectures outlining data sources, other resources, and guidance on how to choose a topic that is feasible and interesting. Students will be allocated to a staff member who they will meet individual...
ECON30260 - The Economics of the Transport Sector
Spring, Level 3, Credits 5

This module is an applied microeconomics course that introduces principles of transport economics. The course examines the role of transport in the economy at a number of scales (e.g. city, region, continent). The nature and characteristics of transportation systems are describe...
ECON30270 - Behavioural Economics and Public Policy
Autumn, Level 3, Credits 5

The purpose of this course is to provide an advanced undergraduate level introduction to the principles of Behavioural Economics. Behavioural economics incorporates insights from psychology, sociology, philosophy, and other fields into economic analysis to enrich our understandin...
ECON3027J - Advanced Macroeconomics
Spring, Level 3, Credits 5

This module covers a range of different topics in macroeconomics and will be taught in three parts. The first part expands on traditional IS-LM analysis to cover monetary policy rules, inflation expectations, and the liquidity trap. The second part discusses topics related to the...
ECON3028J - Development Economics
Autumn, Level 3, Credits 5


This course introduced students to the field of Development Economics. The object of the course is to equip students with a greater understanding of the process of economic development and the challenges faced by nations and individuals to transit out of poverty. The course cov...
ECON30290 - Advanced Microeconomics
Autumn, Level 3, Credits 5

This module focuses on contract theory. It will provide students with an understanding of issues related to contracting in the presence of asymmetric information. Several papers will be presented explaining how such issues affect regulatory decisions, the optimal management of wo...
ECON3029J - Econ of International Finance
Spring, Level 3, Credits 5

This module focuses on the finance and macroeconomics of international financial flows. It covers the history of post-War financial arrangements, from Bretton Woods to the modern globalised financial system. Other topics to be covered include the determinants of the balance of pa...
ECON30310 - Economics Research Project 3
Spring, Level 3, Credits 10

Students write a research project on a topic of their choice (subject to the approval of this topic by the module co-ordinator or his/her nominee).

The School of Economics will provide classes on technical skills such as software use that will help students to begin work on th...
ECON30360 - Labour Economics
Autumn, Level 3, Credits 5

This module applies standard economic theory to labour market issues. Unlike most labour economics courses, its starting point is the focus on imperfect labour markets. Unlike competitive markets, imperfect labour markets allow firms and workers to enjoy rents. Such markets are ...
ECON30390 - Experimental Economics: Lab Experiments
Spring, Level 3, Credits 5

Experimental economics investigates economic questions using experimental methodology to gather empirical insights into human decision making. In recent years, experimental research experienced a remarkable surge and has become part of the standard economics toolbox. This module ...
ECON30400 - Political Economy
Autumn, Level 3, Credits 5

This model investigates how the tools of economics have been used to understand the workings of democratic political systems. It examines:
- What policies are adopted by politicians/parties
- How much effort and/or money is expended by politicians to get elected
- Why do people ...
ECON30410 - Development Economics
Autumn, Level 3, Credits 5

This course introduced students to the field of Development Economics. The object of the course is to equip students with a greater understanding of the process of economic development and the challenges faced by nations and individuals to transit out of poverty. The course cover...
ECON30430 - Economics of International Fin
Spring, Level 3, Credits 5

This module focuses on the finance and macroeconomics of international financial flows. It covers the history of post-War financial arrangements, from Bretton Woods to the modern globalised financial system. Other topics to be covered include the determinants of the balance of ...
ECON30500 - Field Experiments Social Sci
Spring, Level 3, Credits 5

In 2019 the Nobel Prize in Economics was awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer for “their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty". Their work has highlighted the importance of using field experiments to find solutions to some of the major issue...
ECON30520 - R for Economists
Autumn, Level 3, Credits 5

The purpose of the course is to introduce you to data analysis using the powerful and increasingly popular R language. The hope is that by the end you will have learned enough to carry out basic statistical projects. The course will fall roughly into three parts. The first will b...
ECON30530 - Advanced Econometrics: Microeconometrics
Autumn, Level 3, Credits 5

This module will cover the econometrics of cross-section and panel data, collectively known as microeconometrics. We will focus on studying the different methods using applications from different fields of economics.

This module assumes that students have passed an introducto...
ECON30540 - Advd Econometrics: Time Series
Spring, Level 3, Credits 5

This module introduces students to some of the most commonly used time series econometrics models and estimation methods in the field of macro economics and finance. We will explore univariate and multivariate time series (ARMA, unit roots, VAR, etc.).
This module assumes that s...
ECON30550 - Philosophy of Economics
Spring, Level 3, Credits 5

This module focuses on understanding the basic methodological principles of the science of Economics. It starts with an introduction to the general philosophy of science, then focuses in the philosophy of social sciences, and finally it specializes in the methodology and philosop...
ECON4002D - Economics and Markets
Spring, Level 4, Credits 7.5

This module aims to provide a high-level introduction to the contemporary micro and macro

economic thought. The module will focus mainly on the area of microeconomics examining how

markets work and what happens if they fail to function. The course will cover the different...
ECON40090 - Thesis
Summer, Level 4, Credits 30

Each student is required to undertake an individual research project that exhibits original investigation, analysis and interpretation. The purpose of the MSc thesis is to enable the student to develop deeper knowledge, understanding, capabilities and attitudes in the context of ...
ECON41620 - Advanced Macroeconomics
Spring, Level 4, Credits 5

The main focus in this course will be on how modern macroeconomists attempt to model and understand time series fluctuations in the major macroeconomic variables. Given the importance of recent financial sector developments, we will also discuss some models involving financial fr...
ECON41660 - Research & Career Skills II
Spring, Level 4, Credits 10

This module focuses on preparing students for their summer trimester, during which they will be either undertake a supervised thesis or an internship. Students will deepen their understanding of research in Economics by attending research seminars. The module includes a series of...
ECON41810 - Advanced Microeconomics
Spring, Level 4, Credits 5

This module consists of two parts: game theory and information economics. In the first part we cover static and dynamic games of complete and incomplete information. In the second part we cover moral hazard and adverse selection....
ECON41820 - Econometrics
Autumn, Level 4, Credits 5

This is a post-graduate (Masters) level course in econometrics. We will cover estimaton and testing of the general linear regression model, including departures from the classical conditions of exogeneous regressors and spherical errors. We then consider the method of maximum lik...
ECON41840 - Microeconomics
Autumn, Level 4, Credits 5

This module is designed to provide a basic background in microeconomic theory at graduate level. It will serve as a basis for optional modules in the second trimester and also for students wishing to pursue economics at PhD level. The course will cover the following topics:
1. t...
ECON42020 - Research & Career Skills I
Autumn, Level 4, Credits 5

This module focuses on preparing students for their summer project - either a thesis or an internship. The module will focus on developing the students' research skills, as well as preparing them for the labour market.

It consists of
- Classes to help prepare students to con...
ECON42140 - International Trade
Spring, Level 4, Credits 5

The purpose of this course is to enable students to obtain a good understanding of international trade theory and to examine the effects of trade policies. The module covers some of the main issues related to international economics such as labour, environment or innovation.
The...
ECON42180 - Aviation Economics
Spring, Level 4, Credits 7.5

This module introduces principles of aviation economics. Air transport markets are described and explained and the key players are identified. Basic market dynamics are analysed. Airline firms are examined in terms of their output, cost and pricing decisions. An understanding of...
ECON42190 - Health and Welfare Economics
Spring, Level 4, Credits 5

This is a Masters level module in Applied Welfare Economics with a specific slant towards health related examples. Students will first of all cover some basic issues in welfare economics such as measurement of welfare and welfare change and how these concepts are applied in a hea...
ECON42200 - Economics Internship
Summer, Level 4, Credits 30

Students registered for the MSc in Applied Economics or the MSc in Behavioural Economics have the option to choose this Economics Internship module in lieu of a written thesis in Summer Trimester.


In order to undertake this module it should be noted that:
(i) Students are...
ECON42270 - Energy Economics and Policy
Spring, Level 4, Credits 7.5

The energy sector plays a crucial role in the global economy; it is also undergoing significant change as it transitions from a fossil fuel-based system to one with a rising share of renewable energy and the sector decarbonises.
Energy economics involves the use of economic the...
ECON42300 - Research and Professional Development
Spring, Level 4, Credits 5

This module focuses on preparing students for their summer trimester, during which they will be either undertake a supervised thesis or an internship. Students will deepen their understanding of research in Economics by attending research seminars. The module includes a series o...
ECON42360 - Energy Economics and Policy
Spring, Level 4, Credits 5

The energy sector plays a crucial role in the global economy; it is also undergoing significant change as it transitions from a fossil fuel-based system to one with a rising share of renewable energy and the sector decarbonises. Energy economics involves the use of economic theor...
ECON42430 - Macroeconomic Theory
Spring, Level 4, Credits 7.5

The focus of this module is on developing macroeconomic models that enable us to understand issues relating to stabilisation policy. The famous IS-LM model is introduced and used to analyse monetary and fiscal policies, with a particular focus on the small open economy. ...
ECON42450 - Microeconomic Theory
Autumn, Level 4, Credits 7.5

This module is designed to help you think like an (micro)economist. It will provide you with the conceptual basis and the necessary tools to understand modern microeconomics at an intermediate level. Relative to your first-year modules in microeconomics, this module will use a mo...
ECON42470 - Econometrics HDip
Spring, Level 4, Credits 7.5

This course builds on a basic understanding of probability and statistics to introduce the topic of econometrics. Topics covered in the course will include: regression analysis; hypothesis testing; econometric modeling; heteroscedasticty; instrumental variables....
ECON42480 - Statistics HDip
Autumn, Level 4, Credits 7.5

This module introduces the main techniques of statistics as used in economics. Students will be introduced to numerical and graphical techniques for representing data. The course outlines the use of simple linear regression, the basic tool of empirical economics. Following a revi...
ECON42550 - Macroeconomics
Autumn, Level 4, Credits 5

This module provides a graduate-level introduction to the basic models and analytical tools that macroeconomists use to study how the economy fluctuates in the short-run, as well as how it grows over the long-run. The module has three main parts. The first part provides a review ...
ECON42560 - Behavioural Economics
Autumn, Level 4, Credits 5

The purpose of this course is to provide a graduate level introduction to the principles of behavioural economics. Behavioural economics incorporates methods and insights from psychology, sociology, philosophy, and other fields into economic analysis in order to enrich our unders...
ECON42570 - Behavioural E'mics:Policy App
Spring, Level 4, Credits 5

This module provides a comprehensive overview of the application of behavioural economics in public policy . The module reviews core concepts in behavioural economics with particular relevance to public policy. We examine a range of case studies in the application of behavioural ...
ECON42580 - Economics of CompetitionPolicy
Spring, Level 4, Credits 5

This module will provide students with an understanding of some of the various economic issues in the practice of competition policy. It examines both the theory and practice of policy with some reference to cases nationally and internationally, as appropriate.
The module begins...
ECON42590 - Experiments in Economics
Autumn, Level 4, Credits 5

“It is possible to make significant progress against poverty in the world by focusing on well-defined questions and being as rigorous as possible in answering those questions in the real world” Prof. Esther Duflo, Nobel Prize Banquet Speech 2019.

This module sits firmly in...
ECON42600 - Development Economics
Autumn, Level 4, Credits 5

This module will look at a range of issues that are central to economic development in the world’s poorest countries. The module will focus mostly on issues around input markets, specifically, the market for land, the market for labour and the market for credit in developing coun...
ECON42610 - Aviation Economics
Spring, Level 4, Credits 5

This module introduces principles of aviation economics. Air transport markets are described and explained and the key players are identified. Basic market dynamics are analysed. Airline firms are examined in terms of their output, cost and pricing decisions. An understanding of ...
ECON42620 - Maths & Stats
Autumn, Level 4, Credits 5

This is an intensive two-week module that covers the mathematical and statistical methods that are required for the MSc programmes in Economics. Half of the course focuses on linear algebra and optimisation methods and the other half focuses on statistics....
ECON42630 - Decision Theory
Spring, Level 4, Credits 5

This module covers normative and descriptive theories of decision-making in multiple settings: under certainty, under uncertainty, under risk, over time, in strategic settings and in groups. Focus will be on the theoretical framework, namely utility theory, probability theory, ga...
ECON42660 - Behavioural Economics
Autumn, Level 4, Credits 10

The purpose of this course is to provide a graduate level introduction to the principles of behavioural economics. Behavioural economics incorporates methods and insights from psychology, sociology, philosophy, and other fields into economic analysis in order to enrich our unders...
ECON42680 - Competition & Industrial Policy for Sustainable Development
Spring, Level 4, Credits 10

This module will provide students with an understanding of some of the various economic issues in the practice of competition policy. It examines both the theory and practice of policy with some reference to cases nationally and internationally, as appropriate.
The module begin...
ECON42690 - The Market for Labor, Land & SDGs
Autumn, Level 4, Credits 10

This module examines the role of factors of production in sustainable development...
ECON42700 - Advanced Econometrics: Microeconometrics
Spring, Level 4, Credits 5

During this course you will be introduced to econometric models and estimation methods widely used in applied economics. This course will cover microeconometric models and topics will include among others: limited dependent variable and sample selection models, panel data, and tr...
ECON42710 -
Advanced Econometrics: Time Series

Spring, Level 4, Credits 5

This module introduces students to some of the most commonly used econometrics models and estimation methods in the field of economics. We will explore univariate and multivariate time series (ARMA, unit roots, VAR, etc.).
This module assumes that students have passed an introdu...
ECON50570 - PhD Microeconomics 1
Autumn, Level 5, Credits 10

This course is an initial foray into graduate level microeconomic theory. We will begin with consumer theory before moving into production theory, theory of the firm, and choice under uncertainty. Time permitting, the course will finish with an introduction to general equilibrium...
ECON50580 - PhD Econometrics 2
Spring, Level 5, Credits 10

This course covers state-of-the-art methods of causal inference....
ECON50710 - PhD Econometrics 1
Autumn, Level 5, Credits 10

Good empirical economics is a combination of asking an interesting research question and finding an empirical approach – an identification strategy – that enables you to answer the question.

The aim of this module is to equip you with advanced econometric methods for cross-se...
ECON50720 - PhD Microeconomics 2
Spring, Level 5, Credits 10

This module completes your required learning in Microeconomics. It will rely on the book by Mas-Colell, Whinston and Green. The course will cover Part Two and explore game theory. We then cover Chapter 12 (Market Power), Chapter 13 (Adverse Selection, Signalling and Screening) an...
ECON50730 - PhD Macroeconomics 2
Spring, Level 5, Credits 10

The second PhD Macro course complements the first and covers a selection current topics in macroeconomics research and policy analysis:

1. The State of New Keynesian Macroeconomics
2. The role of finance in macroeconomics: Financial frictions, banking and financial cycles.
...
ECON50740 - PhD Macroeconomics 1
Autumn, Level 5, Credits 10

This is a PhD-level level course in macroeconomics. The principal focus is on the theoretical and empirical methods used by modern macroeconomists. The module has an applied focus, with extensive use made of Matlab to illustrate how to build and solve macroeconomic models. The s...
ECON50750 - PhD Workshop 1
Autumn, Level 5, Credits 2.5

This module introduces PhD students to academic research in economics through their participation in seminars at the School of Economics and at the Geary Institute. Participation in the School's regular seminar series is required. At the end of the term, the students deliver a nu...
ECON50760 - PhD Workshop 2
Spring, Level 5, Credits 2.5

This module introduces PhD students to academic research in economics through their participation in seminars at the School of Economics and at the Geary Institute. Participation in the School's regular seminar series is required. At the end of the term, the students deliver a nu...