California Institute Of Technology
Division of Humanities and Social Sciences
The first-year curriculum consists of courses in modern statistical and econometric methods, game, socialchoice and utility theory, economic analysis, and American political institutions. These required courses giveCaltech students the unique perspective and background that the faculty believe--a belief that appears to beconfirmed in the marketplace--yields special insights into economic and political interactions. Thesecond-year curriculum is built around a series of workshops that are used to start students on the road toactive, independent research. Emphasis in these second-year seminars is on areas of the faculty's currentresearch interest, and students have a unique opportunity to work closely with individual faculty members inidentifying and attacking research problems.
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