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Applied Microeconomics

Applied microeconomics encompasses many fields, including Agricultural and Environmental Economics, Public Economics, Labor Economics, Health Economics, and Industrial Organization. Our graduate students get rigorous training in game theory, decision theory, and mechanism design and acquire a broad range of empirical skills. A number of our faculty members are very active in different subfields of applied microeconomics and are available to provide research guidance and advisement.

Applied Microeconomics – choose two courses from the following:

  • ECON 751 – Public Economics
  • ECON 765 – Advanced Labor Economics
  • ECON 767 – Environmental Economics
  • MATH 786 – Cooperative Game Theory

Recommended electives include:

  • ECON 651 – Public Finance
  • ECON 654 – Economics of Government Regulation
  • ECON 655 – Industrial Organization
  • ECON 620 – Health Economics
  • MATH 780 – Topics in Advanced Mathematics: Cooperative Game Theory
  • MATH 751 – Operations Research I
  • MATH 752 – Operations Research II

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