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.
Corequisite: Economics 901, 902, 903, 905, 908, or 909 concurrently