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The departments of economics at Concordia University, McGill University, Université de Montréal and UQAM, as well as HEC Montréal, are reserving courses in various areas of specialization for students who have completed the 1st stage of their doctoral studies.

Entry requirements for these courses will vary from department to department, but in general students will have completed required course in microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics, and will have successfully written the comprehensive exams required by the Department after the 1st year of study. The courses are intended to help students prepare for field comprehensives (if applicable) or help bridge the transition to thesis research.

Many courses will be given in English. The location is determined by the instructor's department affiliation. Students can register for these courses in their home department.

Areas of concentration

Areas of Concentration

(list to be completed as information become available)

Econometrics

Applied Econometrics - 80-816-17A (Fall 2017)
Professor : Decio Coviello
HEC Montréal

Économétrie appliquée (taught in French) - 80-816-03 (Winter 2018)
Professor : to come
HEC Montréal

Applied Econometrics : Microeconometrics - ECON 683 (Fall 2017)
Visiting Professor : Christian Belzil
Concordia University

Labor Economics

Dynamique du marché du travail (taught in French) - ECO930B (Winter 2018)
Professors : Marie-Louise Leroux and Raquel Fonseca
UQAM

Health and Labor Economics - 80-853-11 (Winter 2018)
Professor : to come
HEC Montréal

Special Topics in Labor Economics - ECN 7523A (Winter 2018)
Professor : Christopher Rauh
Université de Montréal

Macroeconomics

Advanced Macroeconomics - ECN 7059A (Fall 2017)
Professors : Baris Kaymak and Immo Schott
Université de Montréal

Advanced Macroeconomics - ECN 7059A (Winter 2018)
Professor : Vasia Panousi
Université de Montréal

Microeconomics

Theory of Information and Contracts : Advanced Microeconomics - 80-851-08 (Winter 2018)
Professor : to come
HEC Montréal

Industrial Organization

Industrial Organization - ECON 673 (Fall 2017)
Professor : Art Shneyerov
Concordia University

Industrial Organization: Dynamic and Stochastic Environment - 80-850-09 (Fall 2017)
Professor : Mario Samano Sanchez
HEC Montréal

Other courses

Computational Economics - ECON 695F
Professor : Heejeong Kim
Concordia University

Economic Design - ECON 695D (Winter 2018)
Professor : Szilvia Papai
Concordia University

Economics of Education and Human Capital - ECON 695 (Fall 2017)
Visiting Professor : Christian Belzil
Concordia University

Économie de la santé (taught in French) - ECO930A (Fall 2017)
Professor : Pierre Ouellette
UQAM

Empirical Methods in Monetary Economics & Finance - 80-802-07 (Winter 2018)
Professor : to come
HEC Montréal

Financial Economics - ECON 642 (Fall 2017)
Professor : Franck Goussanou (VP of International Risk Management at Manu Life)
Concordia University

International Monetary Economics - ECON 662 (Winter 2018)
Professor : Paul Gomme
Concordia University

Labour Economics - ECON 677 (Winter 2018)
Professor : Jorgen Hansen
Concordia University

Monetary Economics - ECON 618 (Fall 2017)
Professor : Paul Gomme
University of Concordia

Risk Management - ECON 695E (Winter 2018)
Professor : Franck Goussanou
Concordia University

Special Topics in Methods for Empirical Microeconomics - ECN 7923A (Fall 2017)
Professors : Joshua Lewis and Mathieu Marcoux
Université de Montréal

Special Topics in Financial Economics - ECN 7573A (Winter 2018)
Professor : René Garcia
Université de Montréal

Sujets en économie des ressources naturelles et de l'environnement (taught in French) - ECO9200 (Winter 2018)
Professor : Charles Seguin
UQAM

Sujets en économie régionale et urbaine (taught in French) - ECO930G (Winter 2018)
Professor : Kristian Behrens
UQAM

Sujets en histoire et philosophie de la pensée économique (taught in French) - ECO9240 (Fall 2017)
Professor : Till Duppe
UQAM

Topics in Economic Development - ECON 624 (Winter 2018)
Professor : Tatyana Koreshkova
Concordia University

Courses

Courses

(list to be completed as information become available)

Fall 2017

Advanced Macroeconomics - ECN 7059A
Prof. Baris Kaymak et Immo Schott
Université de Montréal
Wednesday: 08:30 - 11:30, Room C-6070-9 (Lionel-Groulx Building)
Syllabus (to come)

Applied Econometrics - 80-816-17A
Prof. Decio Coviello
HEC Montréal
Monday: 15:30 - 18:30, Louis-Laberge Room (Côte Ste-Catherine Building)
Syllabus (to come)

Applied Econometrics: Microeconometrics - ECON 683
Visiting Prof. Christian Belzil
Concordia University
Monday: 09:30 - 11:45, H-1145 Room (Sir George Williams Campus)
Syllabus (to come)

Economics of Education and Human Capital - ECON 695
Visiting Prof. Christian Belzil
Concordia University
Tuesday: 13:00 - 15:15, H-1145 Room (Sir George Williams Campus)
Syllabus (to come)

Économie de la santé (taught in French) - ECO930A (this course may not be offered)
Prof. Pierre Ouellette
UQAM

Financial Economics - ECON 642
Visiting Prof. Franck Goussanou (VP of International Risk and Management at Manu Life)
Concordia University
Tuesday: 17:00 - 19:15, H-1145 Room (Sir George Williams Campus)
Syllabus (to come)

Industrial Organization - ECON 673
Prof. Art Shneyerov
Concordia University
Monday: 16:00 - 18:15, H-1145 Room (Sir George Williams Campus)
Syllabus (to come)

Industrial Organization: Dynamic and Stochastic Environment - 80-850-09
Prof. Mario Samano Sanchez
HEC Montréal
Wednesday: 08:30 - 11:30, CPA du Québec Room (Côte Ste-Catherine Building)
Syllabus (to come)

Monetary Economics - ECON 618
Prof. Paul Gomme
Concordia University
Wednesday: 9:30 - 11:45, H-1145 Room (Sir George Williams Campus)
Syllabus (to come)

Special Topics in Methods for Empirical Microeconomics - ECN 7923A
Prof. Joshua Lewis et Mathieu Marcoux
Université de Montréal
Tuesday: 08:30 - 11:30, Room C-6149 (Lionel-Groulx Building)
Syllabus

Sujets en histoire et philosophie de la pensée économique (taught in French) - ECO9240
Prof. Till Duppe
UQAM
Thursday: 18:00 - 21:00, Room DS-5959 (J.-A.-Desève Building)
Syllabus (to come)

Hiver 2018

Advanced Macroeconomics - ECN 7059A
Prof. Vasia Panousi
Université de Montréal
Tuesday: 13:00 - 16:00, Room C-6149 (Lionel-Groulx Building)
Syllabus (to come)

Computational Economics - ECON 695G
Prof. Heejeong Kim
Concordia University
Monday: 15:30 - 17:45, Room to come
Syllabus (to come)

Dynamique du marché du travail (taught in French) - ECO930B
Prof. Marie-Louise Leroux and Raquel Fonseca
UQAM
Thursday: 09:30 - 12:30, Room to come
Syllabus (to come)

Économétrie appliquée (taught in French) - 80-816-03
Prof. to come
HEC Montréal
Thursday: 15:30 - 18:30, Room to come
Syllabus (to come)

Economic Design - ECON 695D
Prof. Szilvia Papai
Concordia University
Thursday: 16:30 - 18:45, H-1145 Room (Sir George Williams Campus)
Syllabus (to come)

Empirical Methods in Monetary Economics and Finance - 80-802-07
Prof. to come
HEC Montréal
Monday: 15:30 - 18:30, Room to come
Syllabus (to come)

Health and Labor Economics - 80-853-11
Prof. to come
HEC Montréal
Tuesday: 15:30 - 18:30, Room to come
Syllabus (to come)

International Monetary Economics - ECON 662
Prof. Paul Gomme
Concordia University
Wednesday: 09:30 - 11:45, Room to come
Syllabus (to come)

Labour Economics - ECON 677
Prof. Jorgen Hansen
Concordia University
Monday: 09:30 - 11:45, H-1145 Room (Sir George Williams Campus)
Syllabus (to come)

Risk Management - ECON 695E
Visiting Prof. Franck Goussanou (VP of International Risk and Management at Manu Life)
Concordia University
Tuesday: 18:15 - 20:30, Room to come
Syllabus (to come)

Special topics in financial economics - ECN 7573A
Prof. René Garcia
Université de Montréal
Tuesday: 08:30 - 11:30, Room C-6070-9 (Lionel-Groulx Building)
Syllabus (to come)

Special topics in labor economics - ECN 7523A
Prof. Christopher Rauh
Université de Montréal
Thursday: 13:00 - 16:00, Room C-6149 (Pavillon Lionel-Groulx)
Syllabus (to come)

Sujets en économie des ressources naturelles et de l'environnement (taught in French) - ECO9200
Prof. Charles Seguin
UQAM
Friday: 09h30 - 12h30, Room to come
Syllabus (to come)

Sujets en économie régionale et urbaine (taught in French) - ECO930G
Prof. Kristian Behrens
UQAM
Monday: 09h30 - 12h30, Room DS-5650 (J.-A.-Desève Building)
Syllabus (to come)

Theory of Information and Contracts: Advanced Microeconomics - 80-851-08
Prof. to come
HEC Montréal
Wednesday: 15:30 - 18:30, Room to come
Syllabus (to come)

Topics in Economic Development - ECON 624
Prof. Tatyana Koreshkova
Concordia University
Thursday: 09:30 - 11:45 - Room to come
Syllabus (to come)

Contact us

Contact us

Concordia University

Elise Melançon
Graduate Program Assistant
H 1155-53
514-848-2424 ext.3901
elisem@alcor.concordia.ca

HEC-Montréal

Professor Hafedh Bouakez
Department of Applied Economics
514-340-7003
hafedh.bouakez@hec.ca

McGill University 

Lisa Stevenson
Graduate Program Coordinator
514-398-4400 #5085
lisa.stevenson@mcgill.ca

Université de Montréal

Hayat El Moucharraf
Graduate Program Assistant
C-6014
514-343-7213
tgdesup@sceco.umontreal.ca

Université du Québec à Montréal

Martine Boisselle-Lessard
Graduate Studies Assistant
Room R-5540
514-987-8362
boisselle.martine@uqam.ca