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Before you arrive

Before you arrive at Warwick, there are a few steps that you are required to complete to ensure a smooth and enjoyable transition.

Conditional Offers

If your offer of a place in the Department of Economics was conditional, please ensure that you supply all the necessary paperwork to the Admissions Team as soon as possible, and before you arrive, to ensure your offer is unconditional.

Find out further information on meeting the conditions of your offer.


Before you arrive at Warwick you may be interested in looking over some of the material which will be taught in the core modules in year one of the programme. An illustrative bibliography for each of the three core modules studied in year one is given below.

You may find this useful in preparation for the start of your programme:

EC9A1 Advanced Microeconomic Analysis

  • G.A. Jehle and P.J.Reny (2011) Advanced Microeconomic Theory, Prentice Hall

  • A. Mas-Colell, M.D. Whinston, J.R. Green (1995) Micro-Economic Theory, Oxford University Press, USA

  • D.Fudenberg, J. Tirole (1991) Game Theory, MIT Press

  • T. Bewley (2007) General Equilibrium, Overlapping Generations Models and Optimal Economic Growth, Harvard University Press

EC9A2 Advanced Macroeconomic Analysis

  • Weil, D.N. (2004), Economic Growth, Pearson

  • Helpman, E., The Mystery of Economic Growth, Harvard University Press

  • Adda, J. and R.Cooper (2003), Dynamic Economics, MIT Press

  • King, Robert G. and Sergio T. Rebelo (1999), Resuscitating Real Business Cycles, in John B. Taylor and Michael Woodford (eds.),Handbook of Macroeconomics, Volume 1B

  • Rogerson, Richard, Robert Shimer and Randal Wright (2005), Search Theoretical Models of the Labor Market, Journal of Economic Literature, 43(4)

  • Gali, Jordi (2008), Monetary Policy, Inflation, and the Business Cycle, Princeton University Press

  • Kiyotaki, Nobuhiro & Moore, John (1997), "Credit Cycles", Journal of Political Economy 105 (2): 211–248

EC9A3 Advanced Econometric Theory

  • White, H. (2001) Asymptotic Theory for Econometricians, Academic Press, Second Edition

  • Davidson, J.E. (1994) Stochastic Limit Theory, Oxford University Press

  • Davidson, R. and J.G. MacKinnon (1993) Estimation and Inference in Econometrics, Oxford University Press

  • Angrist, JD and Pischke, J (2009) Mostly Harmless Econometrics

  • Wooldridge, JM (2010) Econometric Analysis of Cross Section and Panel Data