PhD Economics Curriculum | LSU Department of Economics

PhD - Economics

 

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Bulent Unel
Professor and Director of Graduate Studies-PhD Program
Department of Economics
2329 Business Education Complex
Telephone: 225-578-5211

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Curriculum

First Year

Fall
 Courses                                                Course Title Hours
ECON 7702    Advanced Microeconomics I 3
ECON 7718 Advanced Macroeconomics I 3
ECON 7630 Econometric Methods 3

Spring

 Courses                                                Course Title Hours
ECON 7703 Advanced Microeconomics II 3
ECON 7719 Advanced Macroeconomics II 3
ECON 7631 Econometric Methods II 3

Second Year

Fall
 Courses                                                Course Title Hours
ECON  Advanced Macroeconomics Field Course* 3
ECON  Advanced Macroeconomics Field Course** 3
ECON  7632    Econometric Methods 3

 

Spring
 Courses                                                Course Title Hours
ECON  Advanced Macroeconomics Field Course* 3
ECON  Advanced Macroeconomics Field Course** 3
ECON 7633 Dynamic Econometric Theory 3

 

*Advanced Macroeconomics courses are selected from Economic Growth, Monetary Economics, International Macroeconomics, and Advanced Topics in Macroeconomics. The courses making up the Advanced Macro field for each entering class will be determined by student preferences and by faculty availability and preferences.

**Advanced Microeconomics courses are selected from Industrial Organization, Health Economics, International Trade, Public Finance, Game Theory, and Labor Economics. The courses making up the Applied Micro field for each entering class will be determined by student preferences and by faculty availability and preferences.

Third Year

Fall
 Courses                                                Course Title Hours
ECON 8000/9000 Pre-dissertation Research 9

 

Spring
 Courses                                                Course Title Hours
ECON 8000/9000 Pre-dissertation/Dissertation Research 9
ECON  Total Pre-dissertation/Dissertation Research per year for Third-Fifth Years 18

Total: 72 hours

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