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Courses

Below is a listing of all the courses available through the Department of Economics. Also listed are courses from other departments recognized for Econ undergraduate elective credit.   Students may count up to a total of 10 units of the approved non-Econ courses or Econ 139D toward the Econ elective requirements.

Click on the course title for the course description, section information and more from Explore Courses. You can also view a PDF of the 2019-20 Econ courses.

PLEASE NOTE: Students who get an S for a course graded on an S/NC basis and taken in the Spring Quarter of 2019/20 are allowed to receive credit toward their degree requirements for the economics major (and minor). 

Summer Session 2020 - Prerequisite form for Visiting Students enrolling in Econ 50, 111, 140.

Title Instructor(s) Quarter Day, Time, Location
ECON 11N (section 1)
Understanding the Welfare System
MaCurdy, T. 2019-2020 Autumn
Monday
6:30pm - 8:20pm
Econ 139
ECON 17N (section 1)
Energy, the Environment, and the Economy
Wolak, F. 2019-2020 Winter
Monday Wednesday
11:30am - 1:20pm
Littlefield 103
ECON 22N (section 1)
Causes and Consequences of the Rise in Inequality
Pistaferri, L. 2019-2020 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
11:30am - 1:20pm
Lathrop 298
ECON 23N (section 1)
Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy
Boskin, M. 2019-2020 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
9:30am - 11:20am
Econ 139
ECON 25N (section 1)
Public Policy and Personal Finance (PUBLPOL 55N)
Rosston, G. 2019-2020 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
6:00pm - 7:50pm
240-110
ECON 43 (section 1)
Introduction to Financial Decision-Making
Gould, A., Walton, D., Bloedel, A., Yim, T., Zhang, A., Boskin, M., Shoven, J. 2019-2020 Spring
Monday Wednesday
9:30am - 11:20am
200-002
ECON 46 (section 1)
Networks and Human Behavior
Jackson, M. 2019-2020 Winter
Monday Wednesday
9:30am - 11:20am
Econ 140
ECON 47 (section 1)
Media Markets and Social Good
Gentzkow, M., Barahona, H., Conway, J. 2019-2020 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
9:30am - 11:20am
Econ 140
ECON 106 (section 1)
World Food Economy (EARTHSYS 106, EARTHSYS 206, ECON 206, ESS 106, ESS 206)
Naylor, R., Pousada, B. 2019-2020 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
9:30am - 11:20am
Encina West 101
ECON 124 (section 1)
Economic Development and Challenges of East Asia (INTLPOL 224)
Wang, L., Lee, Y. 2019-2020 Winter
Thursday
3:00pm - 5:50pm
Econ 139
ECON 131 (section 1)
The Chinese Economy
Li, H., Wang, L., Becker, C., Rozelle, S. 2019-2020 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 3:20pm
200-303
ECON 150 (section 1)
Economic Policy Analysis (PUBLPOL 104, PUBLPOL 204)
Rosston, G. 2019-2020 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 3:20pm
Departmental Room
ECON 152 (section 1)
The Future of Finance (ECON 252, PUBLPOL 364)
Beder, T. 2019-2020 Winter
Monday
11:30am - 1:20pm
200-203
ECON 154 (section 1)
Law and Economics (PUBLPOL 106, PUBLPOL 206)
Vasquez Duque, O., Owen, B. 2019-2020 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
9:30am - 11:20am
Lathrop 299
ECON 162 (section 1)
Games Developing Nations Play (POLISCI 247A, POLISCI 347A)
2019-2020 Winter
ECON 184 (section 1)
Institutional Investment Management: Theory and Practice
Wallace, R., Wright, S., Hardimon, E. 2019-2020 Winter
Monday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
Departmental Room