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 Eval in Dev Econ
(previously ECON 490 Evaluating Econ Development)
ECON 460 Financial Economics
(previously ECON 490 Financial Economics)
ECON 469 Economics of Risk
(note: not currently offered)
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 Eval.)
ECON 475 Econ Forecasting
(previously ECON 490 Econ Forecasting)
ECON 490 International Finance
ECON 490 International Macro Forecasting
ECON 490 Business Cycles and Economics Growth
ECON 490 Nonlinear Econometric Models
ECON 490 Numerical Methods: Economics
ECON 490 Topics in Econometrics
ECON 490 Applied Machine Learning in Economics
ECON 490 Macroeconomics of Labor Markets
ECON 490 Predictive Analytics 
ECON 490 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.

  • 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).