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    • 11.126J / 14.48J / 11.249J Economics of Education, Spring 2006 

      Levy, Frank, 1941- (2006-06)
      Discusses the economic aspects of current issues in education, using both economic theory and econometric and institutional readings. Topics include discussion of basic human capital theory; the growing impact of education ...
    • 14.02 Principles of Macroeconomics, Fall 2002 

      Schaller, Huntley (2002-12)
      This course will provide an overview of macroeconomic issues: the determination of output, employment, unemployment, interest rates, and inflation. Monetary and fiscal policies are discussed, as are the public debt and ...
    • 14.02 Principles of Macroeconomics, Fall 2009 

      Guerrieri, Veronica (2009-12)
      This course is designed to introduce classic macroeconomic issues such as growth, inflation, unemployment, interest rates, exchange rates, technological progress, and budget deficits. The course will provide a unified ...
    • 14.03 / 14.003 Microeconomic Theory and Public Policy, Fall 2010 

      Autor, David (2010-12)
      This class presents microeconomic theory and applications of consumer and producer behavior and welfare analysis at an intermediate level. In addition to standard competitive models, we study deviations due to externalities, ...
    • 14.03 Intermediate Applied Microeconomics, Fall 2000 

      Autor, David H. (2000-12)
      Presents basic theory and applications of consumer and producer behavior and welfare analysis at an intermediate level. Emphasizes applications, including the measurement of productivity, rationing, insurance markets, and ...
    • 14.03 Intermediate Applied Microeconomics, Fall 2004 

      Autor, David (2004-12)
      This class presents microeconomic theory and applications of consumer and producer behavior and welfare analysis at an intermediate level. In addition to standard competitive models, we study deviations due to externalities, ...
    • 14.04 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory, Fall 2003 

      Izmalkov, Sergei (2003-12)
      Basic theory of consumer behavior, production and costs, partial equilibrium analysis of pricing in competitive and monopolistic markets, general equilibrium, welfare, and externalities. Credit not given for both 14.03 and ...
    • 14.05 Intermediate Applied Macroeconomics, Fall 2002 

      Temin, Peter (2002-12)
      Uses the tools of macroeconomics to study three macroeconomic policy problems in depth. Possible topics include long-run economic growth, the macroeconomics of the transition to a modern capitalist society, federal government ...
    • 14.05 Intermediate Applied Macroeconomics, Fall 2005 

      Termin, Peter (2005-12)
      This subject considers three topics of macroeconomics that are alive and controversial for policy today. The topics are: economic growth - the roles of capital accumulation, increased education, and technological progress ...
    • 14.11 Special Topics in Economics: The Challenge of World Poverty, Fall 2006 

      Banerjee, Abhijit (2006-12)
      This is a course for those who are interested in the challenge posed by massive and persistent world poverty, have had some economics, and believe that economists might have something useful to say about this question. The ...
    • 14.12 Economic Applications of Game Theory, Fall 2002 

      Yildiz, Muhamet (2002-12)
      Analysis of strategic behavior in multi-person economic settings. Introduction to Nash equilibrium and its refinements: subgame-perfect equilibrium and sequential equilibrium. Applications drawn from labor economics, the ...
    • 14.12 Economic Applications of Game Theory, Fall 2005 

      Yildiz, Muhamet (2005-12)
      Game Theory is a misnomer for Multiperson Decision Theory, the analysis of situations in which payoffs to agents depend on the behavior of other agents. It involves the analysis of conflict, cooperation, and (tacit) ...
    • 14.121 Microeconomic Theory I, Fall 2005 

      Ellison, Glenn (2005-12)
      This course provides an introduction to microeconomic theory and is the first course in the microeconomic theory series. It is intended for graduate students in the economics program. Some components of the course are ...
    • 14.121 Microeconomic Theory I, Fall 2008 

      Pathak, Parag A. (2008-12)
      Theories of production and individual choice (under certainty and uncertainty); markets and competition; tools of comparative statics and their application to price theory.
    • 14.121 Microeconomic Theory I, Fall 2009 

      Pathak, Parag (2009-12)
      This half-semester course provides an introduction to microeconomic theory designed to meet the needs of students in the economics Ph.D. program. Some parts of the course are designed to teach material that all graduate ...
    • 14.123 Microeconomic Theory III, Spring 2001 

      Diamond, Peter A. (2001-06)
      General equilibrium, capital theory, incomplete markets, externalities, public goods. From the course web page: Course Description The central topic of this course is the theory of general equilibrium and its applications ...
    • 14.123 Microeconomic Theory III, Spring 2005 

      Diamond, Peter (2005-06)
      The central topic of this course is the theory of general equilibrium and its applications and extensions.
    • 14.123 Microeconomic Theory III, Spring 2009 

      Eso, Peter (2009-06)
      This half-semester course discusses decision theory and topics in game theory. We present models of individual decision-making under certainty and uncertainty. Topics include preference orderings, expected utility, risk, ...
    • 14.123 Microeconomic Theory III, Spring 2010 

      Yildiz, Muhamet (2010-06)
      This is a half-semester course which covers the topics in Microeconomic Theory that everybody with a Ph.D. from MIT Economics Department should know but that have not yet been covered in the Micro sequence. Hence, it covers ...
    • 14.124 Microeconomic Theory IV, Spring 2003 

      Holmstrom, Bengt (2003-06)
      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, ...