Goals and procedures of US and EU antitrust agencies. May not be taken concurrently with STAT Economists study decision making and incentives, such as the incentives for a firm to stop polluting and how taxes create incentives for labor market and savings behavior.
Spaces in these courses are allocated by lottery. Critical reading of neuroeconomics papers, translating experimental economics models into neuroeconomics paradigms, and use of neuroscientific data in economics research.
Theoretical and policy perspectives as well as empirical debates in central banking. Challenges and threats of globalization: After two terms of introductory economics. The department advises prospective majors to take at least two of these introductory courses in their first year. Topics include classical regression and simultaneous equations models; panel data; and limited dependent variables.
Students may enroll in ECON if they receive a departmental recommendation to do so in the summer prior to their first year. We discuss the special status of the U.
How should we address poverty? It can, however, provide a good background for several professions. The recurrence of financial crises in market economies. Game Theory Johannes Horner Introduction to game theory and choice under uncertainty.
Topics include trade costs, the current account, exchange rate pass-through, international macroeconomic co-movement, multinational production, and gains from globalization. Effects of market openness on the environment and on environmental regulation; international economics and climate change.
Topics include oligopoly, collusion, predation, firm entry, advertising, and price discrimination as well as public policy implications of market behavior. In particular, we will study how conflict imposes economic costs on the population and how people react to conflict.
Applications from engineering and the sciences. Emphasis on the role of economic theory in informing public policies to achieve improvements in poverty and inequality, and on empirical analysis to understand markets and responses to poverty.
Analysis of the role of information and uncertainty for individual choice behavior, as well as application to the decision theory under uncertainty.
Topics include capital budgeting and valuation, optimal capital structure, initial public offerings, mergers, and corporate restructuring.
What are the causes and consequences of inequality and gender and racial wage gaps? Enrollment limited to first-years and sophomores.Senior Essay Resources The Yale library system has a rich collection of original papers and primary sources for Senior Essay Projects.
Below are a small sampling of those extensive and diverse collections. Download the Senior Essay Handbook here. Please read through and review the entire Senior Essay Handbook.
The handbook will provide you with due dates and deadlines, important forms, faculty fields of interest, information on prizes, and useful advice and guidelines to help you through the process of writing the senior essay.
Andreas Schultz (), Dickerman Senior Essay Prize** Raymond Rivera () Nikolai Stoytchev () The Dickerman Prize (*) is awarded to the best senior essay in economics each year and the.
Meltzer Prize (**) is awarded to the second best essay each year out of approximately majors. The senior essay for economics majors is optional. If a senior wishes to be considered for distinction in the major, however, the senior essay is required.
Most students who do a senior essay find it immensely rewarding and consider it one of. A committee comprised of faculty members from the Department of Economics read and select the prize winning essays.
Nine senior essays have been nominated for prizes this year. The nominees are: Harry Browne, Saul Downie, Kevin Huang, Eliot Levmore, Martin Lim, Neeraj Shekhar, Tijana Stanic, Hannah Yang, and Jinchen Zou.
REQUIREMENTS AND GUIDELINES FOR THE SENIOR ESSAY: In the English Department, as in other departments, the Senior Essay consists of an extended research and writing project (critical, not creative) undertaken with the guidance of a faculty advisor.Download