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14.124 Microeconomic Theory IV, Spring 2003
(200306)The topic of the class is information economics. The purpose is to give an introduction to some of the main subjects in this field: risk sharing, moral hazard, adverse selection (signaling, screening), mechanism design, ... 
14.126 Game Theory, Fall 2002
(200212)How should economic agents act when their optimal decisions depend on what they expect other agents to do? We study various models of equilibrium, which correspond to different ways that the agents might make their decisions, ... 
14.126 Game Theory, Fall 2004
(200412)This course is a rigorous investigation of the evolutionary and epistemic foundations of solution concepts, such as rationalizability and Nash equilibrium. It covers classical topics, such as repeated games, bargaining, ... 
14.126 Game Theory, Spring 2010
(201006)This course is a rigorous investigation of the evolutionary and epistemic foundations of solution concepts, such as rationalizability and Nash equilibrium. It covers classical topics, such as repeated games, bargaining, ... 
14.13 Economics and Psychology, Spring 2004
(200406)This course integrates psychological insights into economic models of behavior. It discusses the limitations of standard economic models and surveys the ways in which psychological experiments have been used to learn about ... 
14.15J / 6.207J Networks, Fall 2009
(200912)Networks are ubiquitous in our modern society. The World Wide Web that links us to and enables information flows with the rest of the world is the most visible example. It is, however, only one of many networks within which ... 
14.27 Economics and Ecommerce, Fall 2000
(200012)This course uses theoretical models and studies of "old economy" industries to help understand the growth and future of electronic commerce. We will begin with a discussion of relevant topics from industrial organization ... 
14.271 Industrial Organization I, Fall 2001
(200112)Covers theoretical and empirical work dealing with the structure, behavior, and performance of firms and markets and core issues in antitrust. Topics include: the organization of the firm, monopoly, price discrimination, ... 
14.30 Introduction to Statistical Method in Economics, Fall 2004
(200412)This course is a selfcontained introduction to statistics with economic applications. Elements of probability theory, sampling theory, statistical estimation, regression analysis, and hypothesis testing. It uses elementary ... 
14.30 Introduction to Statistical Method in Economics, Spring 2003
(200306)This course will provide a solid foundation in probability and statistics for economists and other social scientists. We will emphasize topics needed in the further study of econometrics and provide basic preparation for ... 
14.32 Econometrics, Spring 2003
(200306)Introduction to econometric models and techniques, emphasizing regression. Advanced topics include instrumental variables, panel data methods, measurement error, and limited dependent variable models. Includes problem sets. ... 
14.33 Economics Research and Communication, Fall 2004
(200412)This course will guide students through the process of forming economic hypotheses, gathering the appropriate data, analyzing them, and effectively communicating their results. All students will be expected to have ... 
14.33 Economics Research and Communication, Spring 2002
(200206)Designed to expose students to the process of conducting independent research in empirical economics and effectively communicating the results of the research. Begins with an econometric analysis of an assigned economic ... 
14.381 Statistical Method in Economics, Fall 2013
(201312)This course is divided into two sections, Part I and Part II. Part I, found here, provides an introduction to statistical theory. A brief review of probability will be given mainly as background material, however, ... 
14.382 Econometrics I, Spring 2005
(200506)This course focuses on the specification and estimation of the linear regression model. The course departs from the standard GaussMarkov assumptions to include heteroskedasticity, serial correlation, and errors in variables. ... 
14.384 Time Series Analysis, Fall 2002
(200212)Theory and application of time series methods in econometrics, including representation theorems, decomposition theorems, prediction, spectral analysis, estimation with stationary and nonstationary processes, VARs, unit ... 
14.384 Time Series Analysis, Fall 2007
(200712)The course provides a survey of the theory and application of time series methods in econometrics. Topics covered will include univariate stationary and nonstationary models, vector autoregressions, frequency domain ... 
14.384 Time Series Analysis, Fall 2008
(200812)The course provides a survey of the theory and application of time series methods in econometrics. Topics covered will include univariate stationary and nonstationary models, vector autoregressions, frequency domain ... 
14.41 Public Economics, Fall 2002
(200212)The study of the role of the government in the US economy. Topics include externalities and the environment; governmentprovided goods such as education; social insurance programs such as Social Security; government provision ... 
14.41 Public Economics, Fall 2004
(200412)This course examines the role of the public sector in the economy. The aim of the course is to provide an understanding of the reasons for government intervention in the economy, the extent of that intervention, and the ...