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Graduate programs in Economics are built on a common solid training in economic theory, statistical methods and econometrics, equivalent in content and rigor to the first year of top graduate programs worldwide. The flexible structure of the programs is designed to meet a wide range of student objectives. Academically oriented students are trained to attain scientific competence and conduct independent and original research conforming with the highest international standards. Students who aim to serve as economists or researchers in the public or private sector are equipped with highly demanded skills in economic analysis and policy.

Economics MA Program Objectives

The MA in economics program provides highly demanded skills in economic analysis and policy for students seeking jobs in the public or private sector. The program also prepares the academically oriented student to excel in PhD studies. The first year program consists of a total of 24 credit hours in microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics. The second year presents two options: a Master Thesis plus 9 credit hours or a Term Project plus 12 credit hours from advanced elective courses.