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Faculty of Economics




What can you expect to study during the Economics course?


The paper outlines, which are drawn up by the course co-ordinators for the different papers, are deliberately brief. They are intended to provide an overview of the structure of lecturing for that paper, and a short reading list. Since all of the papers involve several lecture courses, lecturers for each paper will provide course outlines for their particular course of lectures. The course outlines will be considerably more detailed than the paper outlines, since they are intended to assist supervisors and undergraduates in the choice of topics and reading for supervisions.

One of the main purposes of this brochure of paper outlines is to assist Directors of Studies and undergraduates in choosing between the various options available in Part IIA and Part IIB of the Tripos. The Faculty cannot, however, guarantee that all of the optional papers outlined here will be offered in each year.

Part I Paper Outlines


Part IIA Paper Outlines


Part IIB Paper Outlines


Preliminary Part I Reading List

Preliminary Reading List



This reading list is designed to provide information about the scope and content of Part I of the Economics Tripos at Cambridge. It aims to help potential candidates who are thinking of applying to read Economics at Cambridge, and to allow schools to advise such candidates.

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