Economics

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Featured Courses

For over a century, the Department of Economics at MIT has played a leading role in economics education, research, and public service.

The Economics Department today is a vibrant collection of faculty and students. We offer a challenging and stimulating undergraduate experience.  Many of our majors go on to have influential careers in the worlds of research, politics, and policy. Since the 1940s, our Ph.D students have staffed uncounted colleges and universities around the world, including the very best. Our graduate program is consistently cited as a model for American research institutions.


Economics Courses

Course # Course Title Level
14.01SC Principles of Microeconomics (Fall 2011) Undergraduate
14.01 Principles of Microeconomics (Fall 2007) Undergraduate
14.02 Principles of Macroeconomics (Fall 2009) Undergraduate
14.02 Principles of Macroeconomics (Fall 2004) Undergraduate
14.03 Microeconomic Theory and Public Policy (Fall 2010) Undergraduate
14.04 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory Undergraduate
14.05 Intermediate Macroeconomics Undergraduate
14.06 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory (Spring 2004) Undergraduate
14.06 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory (Spring 2003) Undergraduate
14.11 Putting Social Sciences to the Test: Field Experiments in Economics Undergraduate
14.12 Economic Applications of Game Theory Undergraduate
14.13 Economics and Psychology Undergraduate
14.15J Networks Undergraduate
14.20 Industrial Organization and Public Policy Undergraduate
14.23 Government Regulation of Industry Undergraduate
14.27 Economics and E-commerce Undergraduate
14.28 Competition in Telecommunications Undergraduate
14.30 Introduction to Statistical Methods in Economics Undergraduate
14.30 Introduction to Statistical Method in Economics Undergraduate
14.32 Econometrics Undergraduate
14.33 Economics Research and Communication (Spring 2012) Undergraduate
14.33 Economics Research and Communication (Spring 2005) Undergraduate
14.41 Public Finance and Public Policy Undergraduate
14.42 Environmental Policy and Economics (Spring 2011) Undergraduate
14.43J Energy Decisions, Markets, and Policies Undergraduate
14.44 Energy Economics (Spring 2007) Undergraduate
14.48J Economics of Education Undergraduate
14.49 Information Technology and the Labor Market Undergraduate
14.54 International Trade Undergraduate
14.64 Labor Economics and Public Policy Undergraduate
14.70J Medieval Economic History in Comparative Perspective Undergraduate
14.71 Economic History of Financial Crises Undergraduate
14.72 Capitalism and Its Critics Undergraduate
14.73 The Challenge of World Poverty Undergraduate
14.74 Foundations of Development Policy Undergraduate
14.75 Political Economy and Economic Development Undergraduate
14.003 Microeconomic Theory and Public Policy (Fall 2010) Graduate
14.121 Microeconomic Theory I (Fall 2009) Graduate
14.121 Microeconomic Theory I (Fall 2005) Graduate
14.122 Microeconomic Theory II Graduate
14.123 Microeconomic Theory III (Spring 2010) Graduate
14.123 Microeconomic Theory III (Spring 2005) Graduate
14.124 Microeconomic Theory IV Graduate
14.126 Game Theory Graduate
14.127 Behavioral Economics and Finance Graduate
14.128 Dynamic Optimization & Economic Applications (Recursive Methods) Graduate
14.129 Advanced Contract Theory Graduate
14.147 Topics in Game Theory (Fall 2009) Graduate
14.147 Topics in Game Theory (Spring 2005) Graduate
14.271 Industrial Organization I Graduate
14.282 Organizational Economics Graduate
14.296J Collective Choice I Graduate
14.381 Statistical Method in Economics Graduate
14.382 Econometrics I Graduate
14.384 Time Series Analysis Graduate
14.385 Nonlinear Econometric Analysis Graduate
14.386 New Econometric Methods Graduate
14.420 Environmental Policy and Economics (Spring 2011) Graduate
14.444 Energy Economics (Spring 2007) Graduate
14.451 Dynamic Optimization Methods with Applications Graduate
14.451 Macroeconomic Theory I Graduate
14.452 Economic Growth Graduate
14.452 Macroeconomic Theory II Graduate
14.453 Macroeconomic Theory III (Fall 2006) Graduate
14.453 Macroeconomic Theory III (Fall 2002) Graduate
14.454 Economic Crises Graduate
14.461 Advanced Macroeconomics I Graduate
14.462 Advanced Macroeconomics II (Spring 2007) Graduate
14.462 Advanced Macroeconomics II (Spring 2004) Graduate
14.471 Public Economics I Graduate
14.472 Public Economics II Graduate
14.475 Environmental Economics and Government Responses to Market Failure Graduate
14.581 International Economics I Graduate
14.661 Labor Economics I (Fall 2010) Graduate
14.661 Labor Economics I (Fall 2003) Graduate
14.662 Labor Economics II Graduate
14.731 Economic History (Spring 2009) Graduate
14.731 Economic History (Fall 2006) Graduate
14.771 Development Economics: Microeconomic Issues and Policy Models Graduate
14.772 Development Economics: Macroeconomics Graduate
14.778J Economic Institutions and Growth Policy Analysis Graduate
14.781J Political Economy I Graduate