Courses by semester
Courses for Summer 2023
Complete Cornell University course descriptions are in the Courses of Study .
Principles of Micro-Economics Supplement
Reviews lecture material presented in ECON 1110 lectures; provides problem-solving techniques, study tips, and additional problems to prepare for exams and problem sets; provides additional time for questions and discussion of concepts. Provides additional instruction for students who need reinforcement.
Full details for ECON 1001 - Principles of Micro-Economics Supplement
|Fall, Spring, Summer.|
|ECON1011||PSSP Economics This course is designed to prepare students for ECON 1110 and ECON 1120. Students are introduced to the economic way of thinking and to analyzing social problems. The objective of the course is to introduce students to the core principles in microeconomics and macroeconomics. The goal of the course is to improve the level of critical thinking and to improve communication skills. Topics include the explanation and evaluation of how the price system operates in determining what goods are produced, how goods are produced, who receives income, unemployment, inflation, balance of payments, and government deficits.||Summer.|
|ECON1110||Introductory Microeconomics Explanation and evaluation of how the price system operates in determining what goods are produced, how goods are produced, who receives income, and how the price system is modified and influenced by private organizations and government policy.||Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer.|
|ECON1120||Introductory Macroeconomics Analysis of aggregate economic activity in relation to the level, stability, and growth of national income. Topics may include the determination and effects of unemployment, inflation, balance of payments, deficits, and economic development, and how these may be influenced by monetary, fiscal, and other policies.||Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer.|
|ECON2040||Networks This interdisciplinary course examines network structures and how they matter in everyday life. The course examines how each of the computing, economic, sociological and natural worlds are connected and how the structure of these connections affects each of these worlds. Tools of graph theory and game theory are taught and then used to analyze networks. Topics covered include the web, the small world phenomenon, markets, neural networks, contagion, search and the evolution of networks.||Fall.|
Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
The pricing processes in a private enterprise economy are analyzed under varying competitive conditions, and their role in the allocation of resources and the functional distribution of national income is considered.
Full details for ECON 3030 - Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
|Fall, Spring, Summer.|
|ECON3120||Applied Econometrics Introduction to the theory and application of econometric techniques. Emphasis is on both development of techniques and applications of econometrics to economic questions. Topics include estimation and inference in bivariate and multiple regression models, instrumental variables, regression with qualitative information, heteroskedasticity, and serial correlation. Students are expected to apply techniques through regular empirical exercises with economic data.||Fall, Spring, Summer.|