European Economic History
Climate Change Economics and Policy
Effects of government interventions in the labor market, such as the minimum wage and occupational safety regulation. Usually offered every second year.Mahsa Akbari and Nidhiya Menon, ECON
BUS 6a may be taken concurrently with BUS 10a.Introduces the internal complexity of modern businesses and the various roles they play in society. Governance, Bureaucracy and Economic Development
Any exception to the previously listed rules requires department approval.
Theoretical topics include the optimal pricing of resources, the optimal use of standards and taxes to correct pollution problems under uncertainty, and the measurement of costs and benefits.
Emphasis on empirical work and computer modeling.
Signature of the undergraduate advising head required. Students read professional empirical studies to learn what we know and carry out their own original research on a policy issue, from data collection to econometric testing and evaluation. 150b
Empirical Analysis of Trade Policy
Economics majors with senior standing enroll via a separate registration; enrollment for all other students during March registration will be by waitlist only. Prerequisite: ECON 20a. 151a
Prerequisites: One semester of econometrics, at either the undergraduate or graduate level, and one semester of international trade, at either the undergraduate or graduate level.Explores contemporary trade policy issues, with a focus on emerging markets, while helping students learn advanced econometric techniques.
Brandeis students are multidimensional, and so is the Brandeis business major.
Master of Public Policy.
Elizabeth Brainerd, Chair Labor economics. ]
Minor: Arabic Language, …
The U.S. labor movement, the process of collective bargaining, and the economic effects of unions.
Students must earn at least a C- in three of the four electives, that is, no more than one grade of D, D+, or D-.
Successful completion of ECON 10a (Introduction to Microeconomics) and ECON 20a (Introduction to Macroeconomics). Econometrics
Any economics major not seeking credit for such a program should enroll instead in BUS 89a, an internship class connected to the business major and minor (see the Business section of this Bulletin for the course description).
The strengths and limits of economic policies. In addition to the preceding goals for all majors, qualified majors will have an opportunity to engage in economic research through independent study, graduate coursework, and the senior honors thesis. [
Eleven semester courses are required, including the following: Students interested in pursuing a major or minor in business should consult the description given in the Business program of this Bulletin.
If a student has any potential interest in becoming a major or a minor, ECON10a is the correct place to start.
Examines aspects of poverty and nutrition that are confronted by households in low-income countries. Basic Economic Knowledge (Facts, Concepts, and Models), The Limitations of Economics and Economic Policy, Opportunity for Research and Advanced Work. ]
Usually offered by request.Staff, ECON
Mainstream and alternative economic explanations for discrimination, and analysis of the economic status of women and minorities. Brandeis juniors can apply for admission as "five-year students" to the Lemberg Master's Program in International Economics and Finance (see the Brandeis International Business School section of this Bulletin). Brandeis also offers a business major and minor (see the Business section of this Bulletin).
Theories of monetary and fiscal policy will be presented and evaluated. Students in the major develop analytical and quantitative skills, and the ability to apply these skills, that are useful not only for economics but for other subjects as well.
Students must achieve a GPA of at least 2.0 in the minor courses; students close to this average should consult the Undergraduate Advising Head before enrolling in economic courses for their senior year.
Intended for Economics majors and minors or students who intend to take more than one Economics course. ]
Topics include the monetary and payments systems; financial instruments and their pricing; the structure, management, and regulation of bank and nonbank financial intermediaries and the design and operations of central banks in a modern economy. Fulfill the writing intensive requirement by successfully completing: ECON 26b in conjunction with ECON 82b. [
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the general business majors at Brandeis …
Usually offered every second year.Wellington Nyangoni, BUS
Prerequisite: ECON 184b.
Urban and Regional Economics
General Business Student Diversity at Brandeis. 98b
Website Use primary data sources. Signature of the instructor required. Recent graduates have entered top economics PhD programs including MIT, Harvard and the University of Chicago. Examines the relationship of the financial system to real economic activity, focusing especially on banks and central banks.
Most majors begin their study in the first or second year with ECON 10a, followed by a second principles course, ECON 20a (Introduction to Macroeconomics). In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 100% of students fell into this category. 122b
Graduates of the economics program have gone on to become leaders in business, government and the academic world. Analyzes patterns of firm location, agglomeration, city growth and urban land use. 6a
Examples include the distinction between the economic effects of fiscal and monetary policies in the short-run vs. the long-run, and the sources of market failure that may justify government intervention as well as reasons why such intervention may not work as desired.
ECON 20a may be taken concurrently with ECON 28b.Applies the basic tools and models of economic analysis to a wide range of topics in international economics. djw
Topics include determinants of trade, effects on welfare and income distribution, trade and growth, protection, foreign investment, immigration, and preferential trading.
Calculus is required for the major and is a prerequisite for the intermediate theory courses. International Macroeconomics and Finance
International Trade. Prerequisite: BUS 6a. ]
Public Sector Economics
The important institutions of the U.S. and global economies and their roles. Seminar: International Political Economy
Usually offered every semester.Maya Eden, George Hall, Jean-Paul L’Huillier, Nelson Sa and Raphael Schoenle, ECON
Emphasis is on political and economic considerations that influence the domestic actors and institutions involved in the formulation of policy. 70a
A grade of C or higher is required in each of these courses.
Upon admission to Brandeis University, Scholars are provisionally admitted to select specialized master’s degrees or considered for fast track admissions to the MBA degree.
Usually offered every second year.Gary Jefferson, ECON
The majority of master's degree recipients in this major at Brandeis are white.
Tymon Sloczynski Microeconometrics. Prerequisite: ECON 2a or 10a.Examines the determinants of economic growth in Western Europe during the 19th century: agricultural and industrial revolutions, demographic transitions, the evolution of financial systems, the size and structure of business organizations, and the integration of world markets. Prerequisite: ECON 2a or 10a.Analysis of competitive and less-than-competitive markets.
The FA course may be taken concurrently with ECON/FA 87a.Economics and art history provide dual lenses for studying the mechanics of art auctions and building collections.
In addition to providing a historical perspective, this course will establish a context for analyzing the current, varied approaches to health care reform. The influence of fiscal and monetary policies on these aggregates and variables is examined.
Health, Hunger, and the Household in Developing Countries
Qualified majors who are considering graduate work in economics will have access to and be advised toward appropriate mathematics courses and International Business School graduate courses. Statistical Modeling with R for Economics and Finance
It's Much More Than You Think. hum
Examples include the Current Population Survey, the UN Human Development Report, and the Statistical Abstract of the United States. Geoff Clarke, Kathryn Graddy, Nader Habibi, Benjamin Shiller, and Nelson Sa, ECON
The course also includes a detailed case study on the role of governance and bureaucratic reforms in China’s economic success since 1980.
The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the general business program at Brandeis is $280 per month. Usually offered every semester.Linda Bui, Nidhiya Menon, and Tymon Słoczyński, ECON
The Economics of Education
Employs the tools of social science, particularly economics, to study causes and potential solutions to problems in production, trade, and consumption of food in the underdeveloped world.
Bachelor of Arts in Business. Basic macroeconomic concepts. 175a
This program …
International Economic Law
Usually offered every second year.Staff, POL
For such students, BUS 10a (required for the Business major and minor) will count as an elective for the Economics minor but no further Business courses will double count.
Prerequisite: ECON 2a or ECON 10a or permission of the instructor.Studies the transnational legal institution and practices that constitute the global economic networks of the 21st century. The placement exam is administered once at the start of each semester and each summer school session. Some students will wish to take a range of elective courses and thereby obtain a broad exposure to the discipline. Usually offered every year.Judith Dean, ENG
Students write weekly 1-2 page briefings on major economic data releases and events.
NOTE: To view Boston Business Journal "Book of Lists" please click on the link "View the Book of Lists." Lower-level electives can be any course in economics other than the required courses, except that ECON 92a, ECON 98a/b, ECON 99a/b, and BUS 89a do not count as electives for the major. Read and assess general interest articles on economic topics, such as those found in. Topics in Advanced Macroeconomics
May not be taken for credit by students concurrently with or after they have taken ECON 80a.Introduces the field of microeconomics, which is the study of how individuals and firms make decisions and how these decisions interact.
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Students must also achieve a GPA of at least 2.00 in the major courses; students close to this average should consult the Undergraduate Advising Head before enrolling in economics courses for the senior year. Usually offered every year.Staff, ECON
Prerequisite: ECON 80a.Examines the main economic forces that lead to the establishment and growth of cities and economic regions. Information economics.
Course may be taken as a corequisite. Usually offered every second year.Geoff Clarke, ECON
Like BUS 89a, ECON 92a does not provide credit toward the economics major or minor but does count as one of a student’s thirty-two courses. ]
Economics of telecommunications. ]
Statistics for Economic Analysis
Programs of study can be designed to match the interests of the student.
Introduces the field of macroeconomics.
Brandeis International Business School offers a unique Scholars program for Brandeis undergraduates. ]
Use empirical evidence to evaluate the extent to which an economic model is supported by the data we observe (examples: To what extent does a decrease in taxes promote increased economic activity?
Kathryn Graddy Applied microeconomics. ss
Sources of wage differentials among jobs and workers. ss
Nader Habibi Microeconomics.
Brandeis University is a higher education institution located in Middlesex County, MA. ; examples of an unanswerable question: Is a certain minimum wage or the existing income distribution fair or socially just?). Yields half-course credit.Introduces students to techniques of public speaking in economics using microeconomics applications.
Business majors may double count no more than two courses for the Economics major. Prerequisites: ECON 80a and ECON 83a or permission of the instructor.Studies the innovation and technological change as the central focus of modern economies.
Across all fields of study, Brandeis … They learn to use the cumulative skills developed in the core courses to analyze a variety of economic problems, social issues, and economic institutions. Usually offered every second year.Nader Habibi, ECON
Enrollment for all students during March registration will be by waitlist only. ]
Usually offered every second year.Kathryn Graddy and Nancy Scott, ECON
It is important for prospective majors to begin the study of economics early, because the upper-level electives required for the major build on intermediate courses and have from three to six prerequisites. Financial Economics [ ss ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites. Financial Economics
Use relevant information databases.
Rationale for alternate methods of paying workers (e.g., hourly wages, piece rates, bonuses). The Economics of the Middle East
Business majors and minors may double count no more than two courses for another major or minor. ECON
The Most Popular Majors Students Choose.
The Economics Department is located in the Sachar International Center, which also houses the Brandeis International Business School. Examines essential concepts economists and other social scientists use to consider the link between climate change and human society. Prerequisite: ECON 83a.Introduces students to statistical modeling using R, with applications to real-world issues in economics and finance. Intended for Economics majors and minors or students who intend to take more than one Economics course.
Understand the differences between the different types of empirical studies (experimental, quasi-experimental and econometric), and evaluate the extent to which a given empirical result is robust. ss
Priority will be given to declared Economics majors with senior …
In terms of specific areas of study, the following is a ranking of degree programs by the median first-year starting salaries for Brandeis University graduates.
The curriculum targets financial and economic skills needed to understand the global economy and international finance.
The calculus requirement can be fulfilled in one of three ways a) completing MATH 10a, an equivalent course, or a more advanced calculus course with a grade of C- or above or with a pass/fail grade of P, b) scoring at least 4 on the AP Mathematics AB test or at least 3 on the AP Mathematics BC test, or c) passing a departmental placement exam.
List of Brandeis University majors by size and degree. Usually offered every year.Stuart Altman, HS
Usually offered every year.Staff, ECON/FA
A Survey of Economics
What are the differences in assumptions that lead to these differing conclusions, and which model is better supported by the empirical evidence?).
A grade of at least C- is required. Topics include the concept of human capital, private and social return on investment in education, cost-benefit analysis of special educational programs, and issues in the financing of education. [
Financial Economics [ ss ] See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Economic History. ss
See the most popular majors at Brandeis University. Economic development. Prerequisite: ECON 2a or 10a.Emphasizes the concepts and tools of health economics applicable to both developed and developing countries. ss
Linda Bui Environmental economics. For example, a student must petition to get credit toward the major for an economics course taken at another university. Economics of Third World Hunger
Interdisciplinary courses that combine economics with other disciplines in the arts and sciences are also available for economics students. 141b
Usually offered every semester.Scott Redenius, ECON
No course taken pass/fail may count toward requirements for the minor. Topics include strategic interaction, entry and exit, collusion, predation, price discrimination, product differentiation, vertical relations, imperfect information, advertising, and patents and innovation. [
Does not count toward the upper-level elective requirement for the major in economics. Applied Microeconomics.
Prerequisite: ECON 2a or 10a.Analysis of China's economic transformation with particular emphasis on China's economic reforms since 1978, including the restructuring of its enterprise, fiscal, financial, and political systems and the roles of trade, foreign investment, and technology in driving China's economic advance. A number of these programs are …
Basic economic facts. ss
Eligible electives include cross-listed courses and certain other courses that contain significant economics content offered by IBS, Heller, and other departments in the social sciences. Senior Research
Others will find a more narrow focus with in-depth study in only one or two areas more appropriate, e.g., international economics, labor economics, finance, development economics. [
Prerequisites: ECON 83a. Business Fundamentals
Brandeis students may choose from a variety of majors and minors offered in four broad areas: the creative arts, the humanities, the sciences and the social sciences.
Affiliated Faculty (contributing to the curriculum, advising and administration of the department or program)John Ballantine (Brandeis International Business School) Daniel Bergstresser (Brandeis International Business School) Stephen Cecchetti (Brandeis International Business School) Judith Dean (Brandeis International Business School) Alice Hsiaw (Brandeis International Business School) Blake LeBaron (Brandeis International Business School) Lisa Lynch (Heller School for Social Policy and Management) Aldo Musacchio (Brandeis International Business School) Debarshi Nandy (Brandeis International Business School) Carol Osler (Brandeis International Business School) Peter Petri (Brandeis International Business School) Davide Pettenuzzo (Brandeis International Business School)Anna Scherbina (Brandeis International Business School) Yang Sun (Brandeis International Business School). Teaches the basics of programming in R, including how to write functions, store and manage data, and produce data visualizations.
Surveys the fields of corporate regulation, including business practices and human rights, and legal regimes supporting trade and finance. Four elective courses in economics, at least two of which must be upper-level. ECON 184b. By the completion of the major, students will be better educated global citizens who can apply economic theory and empirical findings to illuminate a wide range of national and international social and policy issues.
The main entry point for the major or minor is ECON 10a (Introduction to Microeconomics) which is one of the courses that fulfills the quantitative reasoning component of the general university requirements. ... Majors Home City ... Economics, International and Global Studies. ss
Students can also take courses on health economics and public policy through The Heller School. Close ties to the International Business School provide students with the opportunity to take master’s and PhD level courses in economics and finance. Public economics. As part of their coursework, most of our majors will complete a research paper that makes use of economic data. wi
Introduction to Macroeconomics
May not be taken for credit by students who took ECON 10a in prior years.Introduces economic analysis with policy applications. Usually offered every second year.Staff, ECON
Brandeis University is a private institution that was founded in 1948.
Usually offered every semester.Hamza Abdurezak and Yang Sun, HS
In particular, the Economics Department wants its majors to have knowledge of economic principles and the skills to apply this knowledge as described below.
Does not count toward the major in economics.Senior Economics majors who wish to complete a senior honors thesis normally enroll in this course.
Usually offered every year.Staff, ECON
Four additional economics courses. Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of ECON 99a.
They will understand the large and growing economic interdependence of the nations and people of the world. Prerequisites: ECON 80a and ECON 83a or permission of the instructor.The effect of tax and expenditure policies on economic efficiency and equity. Formerly offered as ECON/HIS 55a.Analyzes the sources of American economic growth from colonial times until the end of the twentieth century. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing or above.Presents the history and politics of the foreign economic policy in the United States. nw
Anticipating an economic downturn, Adolph Brandeis relocated the family to Europe in 1872. To what extent are economic models of the direction of trade consistent with actual trade patterns?).
Basic macroeconomic models. Prerequisite: ECON 2a or 10a.The role of race and gender in economic decision making.
Brandeis Economics Majors . Some graduates pursue advanced degrees in economics, and others enroll in professional schools of business, law, public policy, and other fields. Its methods allow for a deeper, more analytic, understanding of the connections between individual choices and social outcomes.
The two principles courses are followed by four intermediate theory courses: microeconomic theory, macroeconomic theory, statistics, and econometrics (which builds on statistics). ]
Game Theory and Economic Applications
Preference given to first year international students. Usually offered every semester.Geoff Clarke and Nelson Sa, ECON
Usually offered every second year.Elizabeth Brainerd, ECON
We will explore specific topics of climate impacts and justice, as well as how to mitigate and adapt to climate change. The course will focus on the intersection of history and patronage of specific artists and works of art with the marketplace. Maya Eden (on leave academic year 2020-2021) Macroeconomics.
It's Much More Than You Think (Video). Raphael Schoenle (on leave fall 2020) International Macroeconomics. Brandeis also offers a business major … ]
Money works because it is socially shared fiction; literature works because it has socially shared value. qr
Internships can be done during an academic semester or during the summer.
Examines central banks' roles in the recent financial crisis and explores current debates over the policies that central banks are following in its aftermath. Economics of the arts. They will be able to distinguish the difference between the kinds of questions that economics can and cannot answer, and they will be able to communicate their knowledge of economics to others.
Topics include: describing data; computing of probability; data generation; Markov-Monte Carlo methods and Bayesian linear regression. ss
Students must earn C- or higher in MATH 10a, or otherwise satisfy the calculus requirement, to enroll in this course.Analysis of the behavior of economic units within a market economy. Introduction to Microeconomics
Prerequisite: ECON 82b.Studies the purposes and functions of central banks over time and the challenges they confront. ]
We will discuss the economics of literary experience: both literature about money (e.g.
Usually offered every year.Kerry Chase, POL
A skills and methods course that trains students in geographic information systems (GIS) as a tool for understanding the ecology, economics, history, and conservation of landscapes. Prerequisite: ECON 80a. Chaucer, Shakespeare, Zola) and the picoeconomic game theory literature relies on. Does not count toward the upper-level elective requirement for the major in economics.Examines the Middle East economies – past experiences, present situation, and future challenges – drawing on theories, policy formulations and empirical studies of economic growth, trade, poverty, income distribution, labor markets, finance and banking, government reforms, globalization, and Arab-Israeli political economy. Prerequisites: ECON 82b and ECON 83a or permission of the instructor. Enrollment for all students during April registration will be by waitlist only. Topics include immigration, land policy, industrialization, and the increasing role of government in shaping economic performance. ss
Brandeis University offers 116 degree programs through Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate programs.
Usually offered every year.Galit Eizman, ECON
Usually offered every third year.Bjorn Markeson, ECON
Prerequisite: ECON 82b.
Teaches students to explain real-world economic problems to an audience using economic reasoning. Only one course that does not include ECON 2a, ECON 10a, or ECON 20a as a prerequisite can be accepted as a lower-level elective. Most economics majors and minors interested in taking an internship for credit enroll in BUS 89a. 98a
A passing letter grade must be obtained in each course taken for credit toward the major.
The exam can only be taken once. ]
Students must earn a C- or higher in MATH 10a, or otherwise satisfy the calculus requirement, to enroll in this course.A first course in statistical inference.
The economics major is currently the most popular major at Brandeis. Examples include U.S. per capita income, its distribution, current and historical U.S. rates of inflation and unemployment and how these rates compare with those of other major economies.
See the department academic administrator or the Undergraduate Advising Head.
Usually offered every year.George Hall, ECON
Intended for students who are not Economics majors or minors. Apply the concepts and models of micro- and macroeconomics to current economic issues and to specific policy questions (examples: What concepts and models are relevant for assessing the effects of a carbon tax?
Money and Banking
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