Preliminary Examinations

The next Preliminary Exams will be held on the following dates:

Prelim Examination Application Form

First Attempt



Monday, June 6, 2016 - Micro Prelim

Monday, June 13, 2016 - Macro Prelim

Second Attempt

Friday, July 29, 2016 - Micro Prelim

Monday, August 1, 2016 - Macro Prelim

Prelims are scheduled in rooms 8417 Social Science, 8411 Social Science, 7324 Social Science and 7408 Social Science. If needed, an additional room may be reserved. Room assignments are sent to students by email prior to the exams.

Prelim Committees

Micro Committee: Lones Smith (Chair), Bill Sandholm,

Macro Committee: Dean Corbae (Chair), Ananth Seshadri, Noah Williams, Enghin Atalay

Past Prelim Committees

Micro & Macro Prelim Theory Committees - Department of Economics

Dates

Micro

Macro

August 1 and 4, 2014 Lones Smith (chair)
Bill Sandholm
Marzena Rostek
Noah Williams (chair)
Kenichi Fukushima
June 9 and 17, 2014 Lones Smith (chair)
Bill Sandholm
Noah Williams (chair)
Kenichi Fukushima
August 2 and 5, 2013 Lones Smith (chair)
Bill Sandholm
Marzena Rostek
Noah Williams (chair)
Kenichi Fukushima
June 10 and 17, 2013

Lones Smith (chair)
Bill Sandholm
Marzena Rostek

Noah Williams (chair)
Kenichi Fukushima
August 7 and 10, 2012

Lones Smith (chair)
John Kennan
Bill Sandholm
Marzena Rostek

Ananth Seshadri (chair)
Kenichi Fukushima
Noah Williams
June 11 and 18, 2012

Lones Smith (chair)
John Kennan
Bill Sandholm
Marzena Rostek

Ananth Seshadri (chair)
Kenichi Fukushima
Noah Williams

Monday, August 29th, 2011 - Micro Prelim

Thursday, September 1st, 2011 - Macro Prelim

Lones Smith(chair)
Bill Sandholm
John Kennan
Marzena Rostek

Steven Durlauf (chair)
Ken West
Fukushima, Kenichi
 Ananth Seshadri

Monday, June 27th, 2011 - Micro Prelim

Friday, July 1st, 2011 - Macro Prelim

Lones Smith(chair)
Bill Sandholm
John Kennan
Marzena Rostek

Steven Durlauf (chair)
Ken West
Fukushima, Kenichi
 Ananth Seshadri

Micro Prelim - Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Macro Prelim - Thursday, January 6, 2011

Bill Sandholm (chair)
John Kennan
Marzena Rostek
Ricardo Serrano-Padial
 

Noah Williams (chair)
Steven Durlauf
Ananth Seshadri

Micro Theory -Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Macro Theory –Friday, July 30, 2010.

Bill Sandholm (chair)
John Kennan
Marzena Rostek
Ricardo Serrano-Padial
Rasmus Lentz

Noah Williams (chair)
Steven Durlauf
Ananth Seshadri

January 5 & 7, 2010

Bill Sandholm (chair)
Buz Brock
Marzena Rostek
Ricardo Serrano-Padial

Steven Durlauf (chair)
Ken West
Noah Williams

July 28 & 31, 2009

Bill Sandholm (chair)
Buz Brock
Marzena
Ricardo Serrano-Padial

Steven Durlauf (chair)
Ken West
Noah Williams

January 7 & 9, 2009

Bill Sandholm, Chair
Buz Brock
Ricardo Serrano – Padial
Marek Weretka

Ananth Seshadri
Steven Durlauf

 

July 23 & 25, 2008

Bill Sandholm, Chair
Buz Brock
Ricardo Serrano – Padial
Dan Quint

Ananth Seshadri
Steven Durlauf

 

January 2 & 4, 2008

Sandholm - Chair
Brock
Hertel
Ricardo Serrano-Padial

Manuelli - Chair
Shin
Durlauf

July, 2007

Sandholm - Chair
Brock
Hertel
Rostek
 

Manuelli - Chair
Shin
Durlauf

January, 2007

Bill Sandholm (chair)
Larry Samuelson
Buz Brock
Johanna Hertel

Rody Manuelli (chair)
Yongseok Shin
Steve Durlauf

July ,2006

Bill Sandholm (chair)
Larry Samuelson
Buz Brock
Johanna Hertel
John Kennan
Rasmus Lentz

Rody Manuelli (chair)
Yongseok Shin
Steve Durlauf

 

January 4 & 6, 2006

Sandholm – Chair
Brock
Kennan
Mazzocco
Deneckere
Hertel

Manuelli – Chair
Seshadri
Shin
West

July 26 & 28,2005

Sandholm - Chair
Brock
Kennan
Mazzocco
Deneckere
Samuelson

Manuelli - Chair
West
Seshadri
Shin

January 7 & 10, 2005

Sandholm - Chair
Andreoni
Brock
Che
Deneckere
Samuelson

West - Chair
Manuelli
Seshadri

July 27 & 29, 2004

Sandholm - Chair
Andreoni
Brock
Che
Deneckere
Samuelson

West - Chair
Manuelli
Seshadri

January 2 & 5, 2004

Sandholm - Chair
Andreoni
Brock
Kennan
Mazzocco
Samuelson

Seshadri - Chair
Durlauf
Keely
Manuelli

 

July 29 & 31, 2003

Sandholm - Chair
Andreoni
Brock
Che
Kennan
Samuelson

Seshadri - Chair
Durlauf
Keely
Manuelli

January 3 & 6, 2003

Samuelson - Chair
Andreoni
Haile
Kennan
Mazzocco
Sandholm

Manuelli - Chair
Durlauf
Keely
Seshadri

July 30 & August 1, 2002

Samuelson - Chair
Brock
Hendel
Kennan
Lipman
Sandholm

Manuelli - Chair
Durlauf
Keely
Seshadri

January 15 & 17, 2002

Kennan, Chair
Brock
Hendel
Lipman
Sandholm
Taylor

Manuelli, Chair
Keely
Seshadri

August 7 & 9, 2001

Kennan, Chair
Brock
Hendel
Lipman
Sandholm
Taylor

Manuelli, Chair
Seshadri
Keely

January 16 & 18, 2001

Lipman , Chair
Andreoni
Brock
Samuelson
Sandholm
Taylor

Durlauf, Chair
Manuelli

August 8 & 10, 2000

Lipman, Chair
Andreoni
Brock
Samuelson
Sandholm
Taylor

Durlauf, Chair
Manuelli

January 11 & 13, 2000

Lipman, Chair
Andreoni
Brock
Samuelson
Sandholm
Taylor

Durlauf, Chair
Manuelli

August 3 & 5, 1999

Lipman, Chair
Brock
Kennan
Norman
Samuelson
Sandholm

Manuelli, Chair
Durlauf
Parker
West

January 12 & 14, 1999

Samuelson, Chair
Andreoni
Brock
Haile
Norman
Severinov

Durlauf, Chair
Manuelli
Parker
West

August 4 & 6, 1998

Haile, Chair
Andreoni
Brock
Che
Kennan
Norman

Parker, Chair
Durlauf
Manuelli
West

January 14 & 16, 1998

Kennan, Chair
Andreoni
Brock
Che

Durlauf
West

August 5 & 7, 1997

Che, Chair
Andreoni
Brock
Haile
Kennan
Samuelson

Manuelli, Chair
West

January 14 & 16, 1997

Andreoni, Chair
Brock
Chavez
El-Gamal
Haile
Samuelson

Manuelli, Chair
West

August 6 & 8, 1996

Samuelson, Chair
Andreoni
Brock
Scholz
Walker

Durlauf, Chair
Hester
Keller
Manuelli
West

January 16 & 18, 1996

Samuelson, Chair
Andreoni
Brock
Che
Kennan
Rust

Manuelli, Chair
Durlauf
LeBaron
West

August 8 & 10, 1995

Che, Chair
Andreoni
Brock
Deneckere
Kennan
Samuelson

Manuelli, Chair
Durlauf
LeBaron
Shea
West

August 2 & 4, 1994

Samuelson, Chair
Brock
Che

West, Chair
Durlauf
Manuelli
Shea

Sample Preliminary Exams

Macroeconomics Exams

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