F. Trenery Dolbear, Chair
Macroeconomics. Theory andcomputer simulations. Public sector.
Anne Carter, UndergraduateAdvising Head (Fall)
Technological change. Input/output.
Investment. Corporate finance.
International business. Internationalpolitical economy.
Applied times-series econometrics.Financial economics. Macroeconomics. Economic history.
Domestic and internationalcash management. Third World debt, sovereign risk, and foreignexchange markets.
Adam Jaffe, Honors Coordinator
Technological change. Economicsof regulation. Industrial organization.
China. Technical progress.Open economy macroeconomics.
Sunghyum Henry Kim
International finance. Openeconomy macroeconomics. International trade.
M. Ayhan Kose
Open economy macroeconomics.International economics.
International trade theory.Trade policy. Macroeconomic coordination. Investment and technologytransfer.
Demand analysis. Gender issues.Public economics. Development.
International trade. Development.Japan. Korea.
International trade and finance.Regional economic integration. International development (particularlySoutheast Asia).
Barney Schwalberg, UndergraduateAdvising Head (Spring)
Russia. Labor. Education.
Requirements for the Concentration
A.ECON 2a and ECON 8b. Normally a grade of C- or higher is requiredin these courses.
B.ECON 80a, 82b, and 83a.
C.Four elective courses in economics, two of which must be "upper-level,"numbered ECON 100 or above, with the exception that ECON 175adoes not count as an upper-level elective. Some IEF courses areacceptable as electives. Some economics-oriented, Heller and othersocial science courses may be counted as lower level electivestoward the economics concentration. Any student who intends tooffer an economics-oriented course in another department towardthe Economics concentration should obtain approval of the undergraduateadvising head (Professor Barney Schwalberg) in advance.
D.A passing letter grade must be obtained in each course taken forconcentration credit. (Pass/Fail courses are not allowed.) Studentsmust also achieve a grade point average of at least 2.00 in concentrationcourses; students close to this average should consult the undergraduateadvising head before enrolling in economics courses for the senioryear.
E.Any exception to the above rules requires department approval.
See the department academicadministrator or the undergraduate advising head for a petition;for example, a student must petition to get concentration creditfor an economics course taken at another university.