Student's own field and research papers will be used as basis for developing modeling skills in microeconomic theory including Contract Theory, Decision Theory, Game Theory, General Equilibrium, Industrial Organization, Mechanism Design, political economy, and Public Economics. Explore and develop methods and techniques for deriving economically interesting implications of assumptions on primitives. Write and refine original research papers, present work, and evaluate fellow students in route to dissertation prospectus. Prerequisite: Economics 901, 902, 903, 905, 908, or 909 concurrently.
Co-req: Econ 902 or 902 or 903 or 905 or 908 or 909 concurrently