Econometric & Quantitative Economics Advanced Electives (400-level)

The following Advanced ECON Electives are approved within the area of Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.

View courses offered in the upcoming term, and courses of instruction for additional details.

ECON 425 Macroeconomic Policy
(previously ECON 462)
ECON 437 Game Theory
(previously ECON 490 Game Theory)
ECON 451 Program Evaluation in Development Economics
(previously ECON 490 Evaluating Econ Development)
ECON 460 Financial Economics
(previously ECON 490 Financial Economics)
ECON 471 Intro to Applied Econometrics
ECON 472 Financial Econometrics
(previously ECON 490 Financial Econometrics)
ECON 474 Econometrics of Policy Evaluation
(previously ECON 490 Econometrics of Policy Evaluation.)
ECON 475 Econ Forecasting
(previously ECON 490 Econ Forecasting)
*ECON 490/491 International Finance
*ECON 490/491 International Macro Forecasting
*ECON 490/491 Business Cycles and Economics Growth
*ECON 490 Nonlinear Econometric Models
*ECON 490/491 Numerical Methods: Economics
*ECON 490/491 Topics in Econometrics
*ECON 490/491 Applied Machine Learning in Economics
*ECON 490/491 Macroeconomics of Labor Markets
*ECON 490/491 Predictive Analytics

*ECON 490/491 Macroeconometric Policy

Course Offerings

The courses above offered each semester vary pending instructor availability. Visit our list of our ECON Courses for descriptions and current offerings.

Courses are restricted to declared majors/minors. Read More about registration, restrictions, and overrides.

*Spring 2022 & previous semesters, courses listed as 490. Fall 2022 & future semesters, courses listed as 491.

  • The above courses are all of the courses offered by the Department of Economics within "Econometrics and Quantitative Economics." The list is updated to provide any new courses evaluated to meet the requirements.
  • Courses outside of Economics are not approved.
  • Students may have Advanced-level courses they have taken off-campus evaluated to substitute within the BSLAS Econometrics and Quantitative Economics major. The courses must first be be transferred to the University and listed in the student's record as ECON 3-- or ECON 4-- (articulations are done by following the campus course transfer process). A syllabus may then be emailed to from the student's Illinois email address, including the UIN and reason for emailing).