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Economics (14) - Archived


The MIT Economics Department today is a vibrant collection of faculty and students. The Department's distinguished scholars have received numerous awards, including three Nobel Prizes (Franco Modigliani, Paul Samuelson, and Robert Solow), and many are Fellows of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the Econometric Society. Many faculty members have served in various elected offices of the American Economic Association and the Econometric Society.

The Department offers exceptional opportunities for undergraduate and graduate study and research.

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Recent Submissions

  • Temin, Peter (2003-12)
    A survey of world economic history, designed to introduce economics graduate students to the subject matter and methodology of economic history. Topics chosen to show a wide variety of historical experience and illuminate ...
  • Blanchard, Olivier (Olivier J.) (2002-06)
    The basic machines of macroeconomics. Ramsey, Solow, Samuelson-Diamond, RBCs, ISLM, Mundell-Fleming, Fischer-Taylor. How they work, what shortcuts they take, and how they can be used. Half-term subject. From the course ...
  • Ellison, Sara Fisher (2002-06)
    Designed to expose students to the process of conducting independent research in empirical economics and effectively communicating the results of the research. Begins with an econometric analysis of an assigned economic ...
  • Temin, Peter (2002-12)
    Uses the tools of macroeconomics to study three macroeconomic policy problems in depth. Possible topics include long-run economic growth, the macroeconomics of the transition to a modern capitalist society, federal government ...
  • Ellison, Glenn, 1965-; Ellison, Sara Fisher (2001-12)
    Covers theoretical and empirical work dealing with the structure, behavior, and performance of firms and markets and core issues in antitrust. Topics include: the organization of the firm, monopoly, price discrimination, ...