ECON 401 Advanced Microeconomics
An advanced treatment of micro-economic concepts and topics, such as consumer choice and demand analysis, production technology and cost, market structure and pricing, factor markets and shares, general equilibrium and economic welfare. Prerequisites: ECON 301; MATH 106, 107 or ECON 271
ECON 402 Advanced Macroeconomics
An advanced treatment of macroeconomic theory and how macroeconomic policy is conducted. The course offers deeper insights into economic growth processes, business cycles, international macroeconomics stabilization policies, and alternative approaches to build macroeconomic models. Students are introduced to the use of two-period models. Prerequisites: ECON 302; MATH 106, 107 or ECON 271
ECON 415 Introduction to Game Theory
ECON 471 Mathematical Economics
An introduction to mathematical reasoning in economics and business, this course covers; the methodology of operations research; profit and cost analysis; resource use and production decisions; input-output and macro-analysis; pricing and inventory decisions; capitalization of cash flows and growth; portfolio selection and investment. Prerequisites: MATH 106, 107
ECON 491 Selected Topics I
Course content changes from year to year and may reflect faculty involvement in a specific area of research.
Topic for 2018-19: International Economic Prospects and Challenges
ECON 492 Selected Topics II
The specific contents of the course will change from year to year and may reflect faculty involvement in a specific area of research.
Topic for 2018-19: Time Series Econometrics
ECON 493 Seminar
A capstone course intended to introduce students to state-of-the-art research literature in Economics. This is a team-taught course, with each instructor presenting material related to his or her areas of research expertise. Students will also be exposed to research done at other institutions through several visiting speakers.
ECON 494 Thesis
Each student works under the supervision of a professor who guides the selection of a thesis topic, the use of resources, and the methodological component, and the quality of analysis. Restricted to honours students.