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Mandatory and Optional Subjects

Subjects

The core sequence in the program encompasses macroeconomics, microeconomics,  econometrics, and Maths.

Additional disciplines are necessary to complete the credits. They also include seminars and research.

The credit unit corresponds to 15 hours-classes.

The master student must attend at least 28 credits and the doctoral student at least 52 credits.

 

MASTERS

Core

Code           

Subject

Working hours

     Credits      

DCO4038

Quantitative Economy

Introduction to the quantitative economy in its statics and dynamics aspects, emphasizing time and intertemporal optimization.

60

4

DCO4086

Macroeconomic Theory I

Macroeconomic dynamics of short and long terms, the determinants of the main economic aggregates, as well as topics about monetary and tax policies, according to the main theoretical interpretations.

60

4

DCO4087

Microeconomic Theory I

Production and consumer theories to analyze the market theory and price formation in the neoclassical focus. This subject focus on the general equilibrium and wealth state theory.

60

4

DCO4088

Econometrics I

Introduce concepts and instruments to econometrics comprehension. Analysis of the basic hypotheses from the linear regression model, its premises, and its potential problems and solutions. Presentation of alternative methods of empirical investigation. Practical econometric applications.

60

4

DCO4093

Seminar

30

0

DCO4092

Master’s thesis writing.

0

8

 

DOCTORAL

Core

Code          

Subject                                                      

Working hours          

Credits

DCO5001

Macroeconomic Theory II

This subject studies the dynamic macroeconomic models, especially those that incorporate the economic agents’ intertemporal decisions and those that allow evaluating the public policy effects.

60

4

DCO5002

Microeconomic Theory II

Introduction to games theory and information theory and your applications in the economics

60

4

DCO5006

Econometrics II

Advanced studies of econometrics appropriate for the treatment of cross-sectional data, time series, and panel, taking into consideration both Microeconometric and Macro Econometric methods.

60

4

DCO4093

Seminar

30

0

DCO5004

Doctoral thesis writing

0

12

 

Optional Subjects (to both master and doctoral)

Code          

Subject

Working hours

Credits

DCO4041

Economic growth and cycles

Further theoretical development and empirical analysis of economic growth models and economic cycles, from the traditional ones until the latest.

60

4

DCO4042

Monetary Economy

Money’s inclusion at the economic system, from both supply and demand perspectives. Evaluation of the monetary policy and inflation effects upon the Brazilian economy.

60

4

DCO4044

Regional Development and Environment

Regional economic integration. Analysis of economic and social inequalities. Environmental impacts of regional development.

60

4

DCO4045

Brazilian Economy

This subject discuss the general Brazilian economy and analyze foreign investments and capitalism strategies.

60

4

DCO4053

Teaching Internship

The graduate student must elaborate a lesson plan and minister classes of an undergraduate course in the area of Economic Sciences under the supervision of the advisor and in conjunction with the undergraduate course’s professor. The lesson plan must be approved by the undergraduate course’s collegiate.

30

2

DCO4057

Advanced Topics in Economic Growth and Cycles

Specific or frontier topics about economic growth and cycles.

30

2

DCO4058

Advanced Topics in Monetary Economy

Specific or frontier topics about the monetary economy.

30

2

DCO4060

Advanced Topics in Regional Development and Environment

Specific or frontier topics about regional development and environment

30

2

DCO4061

Advanced Topics in Brazilian Economy

Specific or frontier topics about the Brazilian economy

30

2

DCO4064

Advanced Topics in Macroeconomics

Specific or frontier topics about macroeconomics.

30

2

DCO4065

Advanced Topics in Microeconomics

Specific or frontier topics about microeconomics.

30

2

DCO4066

Advanced Topics in Econometrics

Specific or frontier topics about econometrics.

30

2

DCO4068

Labor Economics

This subject comprehends the labor process in modern capitalism and analyses the Brazilian employment and unemployment phenomena at both macroeconomic and microeconomic views. It also addresses Brazilian’s wage pattern and occupational structure, as well as the international experience.

60

4

DCO4069

Agrobusiness Economics

Discussion of applied and theoretical aspects related to Brazilian agribusiness economics.

60

4

DCO4071

 

Advanced Topics in Labor Economics

Specific or frontier topics in the area of labor economics.

30

2

DCO4072

 

Advanced Topics in Agribusiness Economics

Specific or frontier topics in the area of agribusiness economics.

30

2

DCO4073

 

Advanced Topics in Industrial Organization and Sectoral Studies

Specific or frontier topics in the area of Industrial Organization and Sectoral Studies.

30

2

DCO4076

 

Industrial Economics

Study of market dynamics. Evolutionist theories. Analysis of industrial complexes and clusters. Industrial policy and its macro and intersectoral relations.

30

2

DCO4079

 

Agriculture and Economic Development

Agriculture and Brazilian economic development. Historical aspects, concepts, and main interpretations.

30

2

DCO4081

 

Technology and Organizational Economics

Questions for the economic analysis of technical change: diffusion, technological regimes, competition and market structure; technology and the firm; institutions, national system and innovation, and financing of innovations; technology and competitiveness.

30

2

DCO4082

 

Industrial Organization and Sectoral Studies

Discusses Brazilian industrialization through the perspective of industrial organization. Evolutionary and conjunctural studies of Brazilian industrial structure. Innovations, technology, economic regulation and the implications for regional development.

60

4

DCO4083

 

Regional Applied Economics

Study and application of instruments for regional analysis, with emphasis on input-output models, applied general equilibrium models, and spatial economics.

60

4

DCO4084

 

Theory of Economic Development

Study of the main theories involving the economic development process and contemporary experiences.

60

4

DCO4085

 

Regional Development in Brazil and Paraná state Economics

Study of Brazilian regional development and its impacts on Paraná state’s economy.

30

2

DCO4091

 

Advanced Topics in Environmental Economics and Regional Development: Regional Economics and its current debate

30

2

DCO4094

 

Institutional economics

Basic concepts on the institutionalist school and the relations and interactions established amongst institutions, the market, and economic agents that interfere with economic development options.

60

4

DCO4096

 

Advanced Topics in Economics

Specific or frontier topics in the area of regional and environmental development.

30

2

DCO4097

 

Introduction to Econometrics

Aims to familiarize students with the statistical tools required for the econometrics course through exploratory data analysis, notions of probability, sampling, estimation, and hypothesis testing. It is expected that at the end of the course, the student will be able to infer from samples, assemble hypothesis tests, obtain simple regressions, make projections and interpret the statistics obtained from an economic perspective.

30

2

DCO4098

 

Advanced Topics in Applied Regional Economics

Specific or frontier topics in the area of applied regional economics.

30

2

DCO4099

Mathematical Economics

Specific or frontier topics in the area of mathematical economics.

30

2

DCO4102

 

Macroeconometrics

Presents some of the most frequently used methods  of time series analysis in applied macroeconomics.

30

2

DCO4108

 

International trade

Theories of international trade. Rising returns and the gravitational model of trade. Comercial politics. Trade and welfare in an open economy. Multinational firms and foreign direct investment. Trade and economic growth and/or development.

30

2

DCO4109

 

Health Economics

Specific or frontier topics in the area of Microeconomics

30

2

DCO4110

 

Microeconometrics

Specific or frontier topics in the area of Econometrics.

30

2

DCO4111

 

Advanced Topics in Economics: Applied General Equilibrium Models

30

2

DCO4112

Advanced Topics in Applied Regional Economics: Spatial Econometrics

Specific or frontier topics in the area of applied regional economics.

30

2

DCO4113

 

Input-output model for regional analysis

This course focus on the study and application of input-output models with emphasis on regional analysis.

30

2

DCO4114

The economics of organization: agency and transaction costs

Study of the Economics of Organization, specifically on the branches of Transaction Cost Economics and Principal-Agent Theory. Consideration of institutional environment and institutional arrangements to analyze the economic agents’ choices. Analysis of agents’ behavior considering New Institutional Economics, Transaction Cost Economics, Principal-Agent and Agency costs.

60

4

DCO4115

Interfirm relationships and economic transactions

Study of interfim relationships, economic transactions and coordination mechanisms. Consideration of economic transactions under the perspectives of supply chain management, network, netchain, and agrifood system. Discussion of recent trends in the study of interfirm relationship in Economics. Consideration of vertical and horizontal arrangements.

30

2

DCO4116

 

Health Economics

Specific or frontier topics in the area of Microeconomics.

60

4

DCO4117

 

Social and Labor Economics

Specific or frontier topics in the area of Social and Labor Economics

60

4

DCO4118

 

Policy Impact Evaluation

Presentation of concepts and instruments needed for impact evaluation whilst addressing empirical research tools used in economics related to policy implementation. Practical econometric applications. Discussion of the empirical literature.

60

4

DCO5005

 

Teaching Internship

The graduate student must elaborate on a lesson plan and minister classes of an undergraduate course in the area of Economic Sciences under the supervision of the advisor and in conjunction with the undergraduate course’s professor. The lesson plan must be approved by collegiate.

60

4

 

 

 

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