Sample Programs

This page is designed to help you select your courses to fit your individual needs. Below electives are grouped together to fit certain career or educational goals.

Group I: Student interested in a career in the financial industry

  • UN3025 Financial Economics
  • UN3265 Economics of Money and Banking
  • GU4020 Economics of Uncertainty and Information
  • GU4213 Advanced Macroeconomics
  • GU4260 Market Design
  • GU4280 Corporate Finance 
  • GU4412 Advanced Econometrics
  • GU4413 Time Series
  • GU4505 International Monetary Theory and Policy (or BC3038 International Money and Finance)
  • GU4700 Financial Crises
  • GU4860 Behavioral Finance

Group II: Student interested in a career in an international governmental or non-governmental agency

  • GU4080 Globalization, Incomes and Inequality
  • GU4228 Urban Economics
  • GU4301 Growth and Development
  • GU4321 Economic Development or BC3029 Development Economics
  • GU4370 Political Economy
  • GU4465 Public Economics
  • GU4500 International Trade
  • GU4505 International Monetary Theory and Policy or BC3038 International Money and Finance
  • GU4625 Economics of the Environment
  • GU4325 Economic Organization and Development of Japan
  • GU4750 Globalization and its Risks
  • GU4840 Behavioral Economics

Group III: Student interested in a career in international business

  • UN3025 Financial Economics
  • GU4251 Industrial Organization
  • GU4280 Corporate Finance (or BUSI UN3003 Corporate Finance*)
  • GU4321 Economic Development or BC3029 Development Economics
  • GU4500 International Trade
  • GU4505 International Monetary Theory and Policy or BC3038 International Money and Finance
  • GU4325 Economic Organization and Development of Japan

Group IV: Student interested in a career in public policy or the law

  • GU4228 Urban Economics
  • GU4230 Economics of NYC
  • GU4251 Industrial Organization
  • GU4260 Market Design
  • GU4301 Growth and Development
  • GU4321 Economic Development or BC3029 Development Economics
  • GU4370 Political Economy 
  • GU4400 Labor Economics or BC3019 Labor Economics
  • GU4438 Economics of Race in the United States
  • GU4465 Public Economics
  • GU4480 Gender and Applied Economics
  • GU4615 Law and Economics
  • GU4625 Economics of the Environment
  • GU4840 Behavioral Economics
  • GU4850 Cognitive Mechanisms and Economic Behavior
  • Group V: Student interested in pursuing a PhD in economics (NB: please refer to the information in the FAQ page regarding graduate school for more information)
  • GU4020 Economics of Uncertainty and Information
  • GU4211 Advanced Microeconomics
  • GU4213 Advanced Macroeconomics
  • GU4251 Industrial Organization
  • GU4260 Market Design
  • GU4301 Growth and Development
  • GU4370 Political Economy
  • GU4412 Advanced Econometrics
  • GU4413 Time Series
  • GU4415 Game Theory
  • GU4465 Public Economics
  • GU4400 Labor Economics or BC3019 Labor Economics
  • GU4500 International Trade
  • GU4505 International Monetary Theory and Policy or BC3038 International Money and Finance
  • GU4700 Financial Crises
  • GU4840 Behavioral Economics
  • GU4850 Cognitive Mechanisms and Economic Behavior
  • GU4860 Behavioral Finance