M.A. Courses

Each student is required to finalize his/her choice of the elective courses within two weeks of the start of each semester. From the list given below, the Department will announce the elective courses on offer at the beginning of each semester. The choice of elective courses in the semester will be limited to those announced by the department. Because of infrastructural requirements, the department may put a cap on the number of students in an elective course. A list of elective courses is given below with those which were offered during 2010–2011 marked in bold.

  Semester I:    3 Core courses    Semester II:    3 Core courses + 1 Optional
  001 Microeconomic Theory   003 Introductory Econometrics
  002 Introductory Mathematical Economics   005 Markets, Institutions and Economic Growth
  004 Macroeconomic Theory   006 Economic Development & Policy in India
      xxx One optional paper

Semester III and Semester IV : 4 Elective courses in each sem from the following nine groups. 

1. Microeconomics   2. Macroeconomics   3. Economic History
101 Mathematical Economics   201 Income, Employment and Fluctuations   301 India and the Early Modern International Economy
102 General Equilibrium Theory   202 Dynamic Macroeconomics   302 Labour Markets in Historical Perspective
103 Game Theory I   203 Open Economy Macroeconomics   303 International Financial System, 1850-1975
104 Game Theory II   204 Monetary Theory and Policy   304 Indian Business and Entrepreneurial History
105 Economics of Uncertainty   205 Topics in Macroeconomic Theory   305 Industrial Organisation in Historical Perspective
106 Topics in Economic Theory   206 Empirical Macroeconomics   306 Contemporary Issues in Historical Perspective
107 Choice Theory       307 Topics in Economic and Social History, 1700-1975
108 Social Choice Theory        
109 International Trade        
4. Econometric Methods and Applications   5. Finance: Theory, Institutions and Modelling   6. Public Policy: Theory and Institutions
401 Econometric Methods    501 Corporate Finance    601 Public Economics I
402 Applied Multivariate Statistics    502 Financial Theory    602 Public Economics II
403 Time Series Analysis    503 Financial Markets    603 Environmental Economics
404 Forecasting Methods and Applications    504 Econometrics of Financial Markets    604 Law and Economics
405 Applied Production Analysis        605 Resource Economics
406 Applied Consumption Analysis        606 Energy Economics
407 Structural Modelling for Policy Analysis        607 Applied Welfare Economics
408 Topics in Econometrics        608 Economics of Regulation
7. Development Economics   8. Industrial & Agricultural Economics   9. General
701 Population and Development   801 Industrial Organization   901 Ethics and Economics
702 Economics of Education and Health   802 Industrial Economy of India   902 Issues in Economic Systems and Institutions
703 Labour Economics   803 Economic Theory of the Firm   903 Issues in the History of Economic Analysis
704 Trade and Development   804 Indian Agriculture : Incentives & Decision- making   904 Economics of Discrimination
705 Environment and Development   805 Indian Agriculture: Markets, Institutions & Technology   999 Dissertation course (two semester)
706 Macroeconomic Management in Developing Countries   806 Topics in Agricultural Economics    
707 Topics in Development Economics        
708 India in the World Economy        
709 Transport, Location and Infrastructure        
710 Comparative Development        



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