Topics covered on these exams are subject to change. Questions are based on the last two years of teaching of the required courses for each exam.
Master's Program Examinations
MA Economic Theory
(for students in all tracks in the MA program, based on ECON-500, 501)
Doctoral Program Examinations
Preliminary Economic Theory
(formerly Political Economy II, based on ECON-702, 703)
Heterodox Economics (formerly Political Economy II, based on ECON-701, 711)
Macroeconomics (Based on ECON-711, 712)
Microeconomics (Based on ECON-701, 713)
Relevant questions can also be found in the micro sections of the old Mainstream comps below.
Mainstream (only offered to students who entered prior to fall 2008, based on ECON-712, 713)
Relevant questions can be found on the old, discontinued Microeconomics and Macroeconomics comps below.
Development Economics (formerly Economic Growth and Development, based on ECON-662, 663)
Gender Analysis in Economics (formerly Economics of Gender, based on ECON-574, 575)
Economic History (based on ECON-618, 619, 778)
Newly reconstituted exam, which has not been offered yet. Please consult the professors for sample exam questions.
International Economics (based on ECON-671, 672)
Labor Economics (based on ECON-573, 789)
Monetary Economics (based on ECON-630, 633)
Comparative Economic Systems (based on ECON-552, 553)
Industrial Organization (based on ECON-546, 547)January 2012