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Hi for admission pupose here I am looking for Virginia tech economics courses, would you plz get me or tell me from where I can collect it?
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Department of Economics of Virginia tech offer both undergraduate and graduate training for students who wish to concentrate in economics.
This department of Economics was set up in September 1, 1961

Here is courses list for :

Under graduate:
5 Year BA/MA
Econ 2005: Principles of Economics (micro) 3
Econ 2006: Principles of Economics (macro) 3
Econ 3104: Microeconomic Theory 3
Econ 3204: Macroeconomic Theory 3
Stat 3005 or BIT 2406 3

Detail of each paper is available in following attached file:

Graduate courses:
Ph.D. Program Offers the Following Fields of Specialization:
Theory: Microeconomics and Macroeconomics
Econometrics
Markets and Industrial Organization
Resource and Environmental Economics
Public and Regional/Urban Economics
Development and International Economics

Areas of Faculty Research:
Microeconomic & Macroeconomic Theory
Econometrics (Applied & Theoretical)
Experimental Economics
Development Economics
Labor Economics
Family Economics
Public Finance
Industrial Organization

Address
Virginia Polytechnic Institute
800 Drillfield Dr, Blacksburg, VA, United States ‎
+1 540-231-6000

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Department of Economics of Virginia tech offer both undergraduate and graduate training for students who wish to concentrate in economics.
This department of Economics was set up in September 1, 1961

Graduate courses:
Ph.D. Program Offers the Following Fields of Specialization:
Theory: Microeconomics and Macroeconomics
Econometrics
Markets and Industrial Organization
Resource and Environmental Economics
Public and Regional/Urban Economics
Development and International Economics

Areas of Faculty Research:
Microeconomic & Macroeconomic Theory
Econometrics (Applied & Theoretical)
Experimental Economics
Development Economics
Labor Economics
Family Economics
Public Finance
Industrial Organization

Address
Virginia Polytechnic Institute
800 Drillfield Dr, Blacksburg, VA, United States ‎
+1 540-231-6000



2005-2006: PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS
2005: Microeconomics. Consumer behavior and demand, firm behavior and supply, price determination and market equilibrium under varying industry structure. Applications to labor and financial markets. 2006: Macroeconomics. Measuring aggregate economic activity, macroeconomic problems (such as unemployment and inflation), the monetary system, effects and limitations of monetary and fiscal policies. (3H,3c)

2025H,2026H: HONORS PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS
2025H: Microeconomics. Consumer behavior and demand, firm behavior and supply, price determination and market equilibrium under varying industry structure. Applications to labor and financial markets. 2026H: Macroeconomics. Measuring aggregate economic activity, macroeconomic problems (such as unemployment and inflation), the monetary system, effects and limitations of monetary and fiscal policies. (3H,3c)

2974H: INDEPENDENT STUDY
Honors section. Variable credit course.
3004: CONTEMPORARY ECONOMIC ISSUES The economic analysis of current issues and problems. This course may be repeated with different topic. Pre: 2006 or 2115 or 2125 or 2026H. (3H,3c)

3014: ECONOMICS OF POVERTY
Economic analysis of poverty in America. Income distribution, definition and incidence of poverty, particularly among ethnic minorities and female-headed households. Causes and consequences of poverty, including: changes in the structure of the economy, changes in family structure, discrimination, the "culture of poverty", rural poverty, and homelessness. Analysis of public policies designed to alleviate poverty, including welfare, social security, and affirmative action policies in employment and in education. I (3H,3c)

3024: ECONOMIC JUSTICE
This course explores how different assumptions regarding the basis of claims for access to economic resources lead to different outcomes. Students will explore a variety of theories and examine their own beliefs about economic justice.
Pre: (2005 or 2025H), (2006 or 2006H). (3H,3c)

3104: MICROECONOMIC THEORY
Theories of demand, production, perfectly and imperfectly competitive price determination, and general market equilibrium. Analytic applications. Pre: Must complete ECON 2005 (with a C or better) and obtain (1) a C- or better in MATH 1205, 1206, and 1114 or (2) a B- or better in MATH 1525 and 1526 or (3) a B- or better in MATH 1015, 1016 and 2015. Pre: 2005, (MATH 1205, MATH 1206, MATH 1114) or (MATH 1525, MATH 1526) or (MATH 1015, MATH 1016, MATH 2015) or (MATH 1205, MATH 1526) or (MATH 1016, MATH 1526) or (MATH 1 205, MATH 2015, MATH 1114) or (MATH 1205, MATH 1206, MATH 1114H) or (MATH 1205, MATH 2015, MATH 1114H). (3H,3c)

3114: APPLIED MICROECONOMICS
Application of microeconomic theory in the analysis of policy issues and problems. Topics may include: welfare programs, substance abuse regulation, federalism, technical change, information economics, market regulation. Pre: (3104 or 4104H), (3254 or 4304). (3H,3c)

3204: MACROECONOMIC THEORY
Theories of the determination of the level of aggregate economy-wide activity. Employment, the price level, aggregate national income, and the interest rate. The roles of money and expectations. Pre: (2006 or 2115 or 2125 or 2026H), (3104 or 4104H), (MATH 1206 or MATH 1526 or MAT H 2015). (3H,3c)

3214: MONEY AND BANKING
Money and credit. The U.S. monetary system. Monetary theory, monetary policy and economic stabilization. Pre: (2005 or 2025H), 2006. (3H,3c)

3224: APPLIED MACROECONOMICS
An introduction to macroeconomic policy analysis. Coverage of both empirically based theoretical issues and microcomputer based simulation of policy alternatives. Pre: 3204, (3254 or 4304). (3H,3c)

3254: ANALYSIS OF ECONOMIC DATA
Sources of economic data. Application of spreadsheet and/or statistical software to analysis of economic relationships using graphical and regression techniques. Emphasis is on economic applications rather than statistical theory. Pre: (BIT 2405 or MSCI 2405, BIT 2406 or MSCI 2406) or STAT 3005 or STAT 4604 or STAT 4705 or STAT 4714. (3H,3c)

4014: ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS
Economic dimensions and aspects of programs designed to impose quality controls upon the environment. Special emphasis on problems of controlling air and water pollution. Pre: 2005 or 2116 or 2126 or 2025H. (3H,3c)

4024: HISTORY OF ECONOMIC THOUGHT
Review of the emergence of economics as a discipline and science in England. Surveys of major thinkers, doctrines and theories, with emphasis on the policy issues that motivated their work. Pre: 2006. (3H,3c)

4034: COMPARATIVE ECONOMIC SYSTEMS
Analysis of national economies, emphasizing structure differences, and differences in efficiency and distributive outcome which result from primary reliance on decentralized (market) allocation or centrally directed(planned) allocation. Pre: 2006. (3H,3c)

4044: PUBLIC ECONOMICS
Economic rationale of the public sector. Proper size and functions of government. Market failure, Cost-benefit analysis, public goods provision. Pricing of public enterprise services. Pre: 3104 or 2025H. (3H,3c)

4054: PUBLIC FINANCE
The structure and incidence of taxation in the U.S. Effects of taxes on incentives and economic efficiency. Tax Policy. Pre: 3104 or 2025H. (3H,3c)

4064: COLLECTIVE DECISIONS
Economic analysis of methods for group decision making, voting rules, voting strategies and outcomes; cost-sharing problems; efficiency and equity impacts of government action. Pre: 3104 or 2025H. (3H,3c)

4074: LABOR ECONOMICS
Human capital theory, labor supply and demand, discrimination, effects of labor unions and collective bargaining, wage differentials, income distribution. Pre: (2005 or 2116 or 2126 or 2025H, 3254). (3H,3c)

4084: INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
The structure and performance of American industry. Dimensions and measures of market structure. Factors affecting market structure. The relationship between structure and performance. Purpose and effects of antitrust policy, regulation, and other public policies toward industry. Pre: 3104 or 4924. (3H,3c)

4094: PUBLIC UTILITY AND TRANSPORTATION ECONOMICS
Policy issues centering on natural monopolies, such as transportation and utility networks. Profit and rate regulation, marginal cost pricing, public ownership. Issues of equity and efficiency in regulation of industry. Pre: 3104. (3H,3c)

4124: GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT
Theories of economic growth. Policies to foster growth, and their consequences.
Pre: 2006, (2025H or 3104). (3H,3c)

4135,4136 (AAEC 4135): INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS
4135 International Trade: Factor mobility and commercial policy (tariffs, quotas, export licensing). 4136 International Finance: Liquidity, exchange rates, comparative international living standards, foreign aid. Pre: 3104 or 2025H for 4135; 3204 or 4204H for 4136. (3H,3c)

4144: ECONOMICS OF CHINA
Evolution of the Chinese economy since 1949. Exposition of alternative economic systems, the commune, incentive problems, and state owned enterprises. Analysis of recent reforms and their effects on economic efficiency; and key issues of economic transition related to Russia and other East European countries. Pre: (3104 or 2025H). (3H,3c)

4214: ECONOMICS OF HEALTH CARE
Effects of medical care on health; cost and production of medical care; demand for medical care and its financing; structure of the health care industry; reorganization for efficiency. Pre: 2005 or 2025H. (3H,3c)

4224: U. S. ECONOMIC HISTORY
U.S. economic history from the colonial period to the present. Structure and performance of the U.S. economy, including growth and development, with attention to the interplay between economics and politics. Pre: 2005, 2006. (3H,3c)

4304: INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMETRIC METHODS
An introduction to econometric modeling techniques, including regression methods. Particular emphasis on the special problems posed by economic data. Pre: STAT 3005. Co: 3204, 3104. (3H,3c)

4404: ECONOMICS OF ORGANIZATIONS
Economic theories of organization, with specific attention to their internal structure, and to design of incentive systems. Application to mergers, to the relationship between stockholders and managers, etc. Students with one year of economics, calculus and major in some other social science, by permission of the instructor. Pre: 3104 or 4924 or 2025H. (3H,3c)

4414: ECONOMIC FORECASTING
An introduction to economic forecasting -- theory, methods, and applications. Pre: 2006. (3H,3c)

4424: THE THEORY OF GAMES AND ECONOMIC BEHAVIOR
Introduction to games and solution concepts, such as prisoner's dilemma, noncooperative equilibrium and Nash's bargaining solution. These concepts are applied in analyzing economic problems including bargaining problems, oligopoly and agency. Pre: 3104 or 4104H. (3H,3c)

4434: EXPERIMENTAL ECONOMICS
This is a course in the use of laboratory methods to study behavior in economics and the social sciences. Students will study state-of-the-art methodology in experimental economics, including experimental design, laboratory technique, financial incentives, and analysis of data. Students will participate in, design, and conduct experiments in bargaining, auctions, asset markets, public goods and commons situations, and risky decision-making. Pre: (3104 or 2025H), (BIT 2406 or MSCI 2406 or STAT 2004 or STAT 3005). (3H,3c)

4704: URBAN ECONOMY
The economics of urbanization. Land values, location decisions, problems of transportation congestion, housing markets, and land use regulation. Pre: 2005. (3H,3c)

4754: INTERNSHIP
Qualified students are placed in an industry or government position under the combined supervision of a faculty member and a responsible supervisor in the employing agency. Satisfactory evaluation from employer, detailed reports on the internship experience and a specific project will be required of each intern.
Pre: Junior standing, QCA of 2.50 or better and consent. Pass/Fail only. Variable credit course. X-grade allowed. Pre: 2005.

4894: LAW AND ECONOMICS Analysis of the economic effects of legal rules, with emphasis on the law of property, contract, liability, and land use. Pre: 2005. (3H,3c)

4924: MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS
Economics of managerial decision-making. Production theory and cost, theory of the firm, market structure and firm interactions. Pre: 2005, MATH 1526 or MATH 1206 or MATH 2015. (3H,3c)

4964: FIELD STUDY
Variable credit course.

4974: INDEPENDENT STUDY
Variable credit course.

4974H: INDEPENDENT STUDY
Honors section. Variable credit course.

4984: SPECIAL STUDY
Variable credit course.

4994: UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH
Variable credit course.

4994H: UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH
Honors section. Variable credit course.
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