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Best 164 Master Programs in Economics 2019

The benefits of a Masters extend beyond improving your earning potential. They can provide you with personal and professional skills to accelerate your development. They are also an opportunity to differentiate yourself from your peers, many of whom will have similar A-level and undergraduate qualifications.

Those who study economics first and foremost learn the differences between microeconomics and macroeconomics. Microeconomics involves the behavior of individual markets, such as households and firms, and their interactions. Macroeconomics, on the other hand, involves looking at the entire economy as a whole.

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University of St. Gallen (HSG), School of Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences and International Affairs

The Master’s programme in Quantitative Economics and Finance (MiQE/F) offers a high-quality education in economics, econometrics and quantitative methods, with a strong f ... [+]

Master's Degrees in Economics. The Master’s programme in Quantitative Economics and Finance (MiQE/F) offers a high-quality education in economics, econometrics and quantitative methods, with a strong focus on finance. The programme combines in-depth knowledge in the areas of economics and finance with state-of-the-art quantitative methods, which makes it unique in Switzerland. The MiQE/F trains students to analyse and solve challenging problems in economic policy, finance and the world of business. Small class sizes ensure inspiring discussions and close contact to the research-oriented faculty. The MiQE/F is an excellent basis for moving on to responsible positions in the private sector or policy institutions as well as for highly selective Ph.D. programmes worldwide. Curriculum The MiQE/F is a full-time programme with a course load of 90 ECTS credits and is designed for a standard study period of three semesters. The core studies consist of compulsory courses and a wide choice of core and independent electives. The compulsory courses focus on finance, economics, econometrics and quantitative methods. Based on these rigorous foundations, students subsequently choose their core and independent electives. The core electives involve advanced application-oriented and problem solving courses. From a wide range of courses, you chose your courses according to your interests and strengths. With your choice of electives, you develop your own study profile. MiQE/F also offers a specialisation in “Digitisation and Data Analytics”. Cooperation with LGT The LGT Group – The Wealth and Asset Management Group owned by the Princely House of Liechtenstein – is a cooperation partner of... [-]
Switzerland St. Gallen
September 2019
Full-time
18 months
Campus
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International School Of Economics

ISET's MA program in Economics was launched in fall 2006 as a graduate program at Tbilisi State University. The program takes students through a challenging, two-year cur ... [+]

ISET's MA program in Economics was launched in fall 2006 as a graduate program at Tbilisi State University. The program takes students through a challenging, two-year curriculum, comparable in content and quality to the first two years of study in reputable Ph.D. programs in North America and Western Europe. All courses are taught in English by highly-qualified international faculty.

Our faculty is diverse, comprising resident professors with Ph.D.s from universities such as Columbia University, Hebrew University and the University of Pennsylvania, and regular visitors who are world leaders in their fields, including several Fellows of the Econometric Society. The entire faculty is committed to helping students design individual study plans, supervising their thesis research, and supporting their applications for both professional jobs and Ph.D. studies abroad. The quality of research and teaching at ISET is guaranteed by the International Faculty Committee, which brings together the ISET faculty and prominent academics from around the world.... [-]

Georgia Tbilisi
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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University of Wroclaw - Faculty of Law, Administration and Economics

The master's degree is designed for students who expect to pursue a managerial career in business in their home country or abroad. The program provides economic skills an ... [+]

If you want more information on this attractive study program, the renowned University of Wrocław, the vibrant city of Wrocław and the exciting student life, download the mobile app.

This two-year program presumes prior bachelor's level knowledge in economics. The master's degree is designed for students who expect to pursue a managerial career in business in their home country or abroad.

The program provides economic skills and competencies necessary to deal with the management challenges of increasing complexity in the modern economy. Courses cover both traditional and emerging economic fields, including microeconomics, managerial economics, marketing, innovation management, accounting, capital market, competition, industrial and tax policy. The program also includes the problems of international economics and business management on the Global and European Single Market.... [-]

Poland Wrocław
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS)

PHBS Master of Economics is a two year and full-time program, culminating in a final thesis, which focuses on a core curriculum in economic theory and applications, and i ... [+]

Located in the thriving entrepreneurial city of Shenzhen, China, and immediately adjacent to the financial hub of Hong Kong, Peking University HSBC Business school (PHBS) brings Peking University’s historical presence to the country’s south and lies at the very heart of one of the world's most promising and dynamic metropolitan areas. Few other regions in China offer a more suitable setting for an institution destined to become this country's foremost graduate business school.

Accredited by EFMD for EPAS and by AACSB, PHBS has rapidly grown in reputation and as a center of international excellence in Business education.

PHBS Master of Economics is a two year and full-time program, culminating in a final thesis, which focuses on a core curriculum in economic theory and applications, and in which international students learn alongside Chinese peers in an environment of cross-cultural dialogue.... [-]

China Shenzhen
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, Cornell University

Cornell’s Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Applied Economics and Management (AEM) is a one-year program designed to build upon your undergraduate experience and la ... [+]

Cornell’s Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Applied Economics and Management (AEM) is a one-year program designed to build upon your undergraduate experience and launch your career with an industry-specific focus in one of five specialized concentrations.

Program Format & Schedule

The MPS in Applied Economics and Management starts in August. The program is two-semesters and 30-credit hours long. Students in the program select one of five concentrations and complete one problem-solving project.

Application deadlines for the MPS in AEM program:

Applicants must submit all application components by the application deadline listed for each round in order to be considered in that round. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.... [-]

USA Ithaca
August 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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University of San Francisco - College of Arts & Sciences

The Master of Arts in Economics consists of a foundation program (waived for students who have completed equivalent coursework), economics core, a research project in you ... [+]

Program Details

The Master of Arts in Economics consists of a foundation program (waived for students who have completed equivalent coursework), economics core, a research project in your chosen concentration area, a master’s thesis, and opportunities for internships.

Full-time students complete the program in two years. A flexible format is available to meet the needs of part-time students.

Learning Outcomes Understand modern micro and macroeconomic theories and their applications to contemporary economic problems including decision-making in conditions of risk and uncertainty, and the role of information; open economy macroeconomics and its application to exchange rate movements and financial crises; efficiency wage models, real business cycles; and endogenous growth. Conduct original quantitative empirical analysis of a relevant economic problem specifically, students should be able to express an economic theory in terms of an observable model; formulate a strategy for collecting the data necessary to estimate a well-specified empirical model; determine the appropriate estimation method for the empirical model; utilize statistical software to conduct such estimation; and meaningfully interpret the results. Carry out independent economic research including development of an original research question, a compilation of a professional literature review, the specification of a theoretical and testable empirical model; econometric analysis; and effective communication of the study's principal findings and policy implications. Curriculum ... [-]
USA San Francisco
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
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Renmin University

The goal of the Master of Chinese Economy (MACE) program is to provide overseas students with two years of analytical training focused on economic development in China, t ... [+]

Program Description

The goal of the Master of Chinese Economy (MACE) program is to provide overseas students with two years of analytical training focused on economic development in China, they provide students with a platform to develop the critical thinking skills and knowledge necessary to become experts at analyzing China’s economy and policies. After graduation, graduates will be able to work in China in various areas such as multinational corporations. Financial institutions, government agencies, or academic organizations.

All courses offered in this program are taught in ENGLISH by qualified faculty approved by the graduate school at RUC.

Faculty members have a diverse background and most of them have been trained at some of the most prestigious academic institutions in the world and have impressive lists of publications and academic achievements. Each student in the program conducts research in his/her area of particular interest under the guidance of an RUC faculty member.... [-]

China Beijing
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
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Berlin School of Economics & Law

The intercultural programme Chinese-European Economics and Business Studies provide students with key insights into major aspects of economic development in China and Eur ... [+]

Prepare for a global economy

The intercultural programme Chinese-European Economics and Business Studies provide students with key insights into major aspects of economic development in China and Europe. The skills taught include analyses of specific aspects of trade relations and financial flows, and an understanding of the social and economic interrelations between these two geopolitical regions.

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China’s rapid economic development, its integration into the world market, as well as its significance for the global economy are changing the development of companies and institutions at a national and international level. Europe is still an important player in the world market. Its integration process is difficult but unique. In an intercultural setting, students will learn to describe major aspects of the economic development in China and Europe and learn to analyse trade relations and financial flows as well as social and economic interrelations between the two regions.... [-]

Germany Berlin
September 2019
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
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The New School

The Department of Economics at The New School for Social Research offers a broad and critical approach to the study of economics, covering a wide range of schools of thou ... [+]

The New School is a progressive university in New York City where scholars, artists, and designers come together to challenge convention and create positive change. Founded in 1919, the university consists of Parsons School of Design, Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, the College of Performing Arts, The New School for Social Research, and numerous renowned graduate programs. The New School’s rigorous, multidimensional approach to education gives students the academic freedom to shape their unique, individual paths of study for a complex and rapidly changing world.

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The Department of Economics at The New School for Social Research offers a broad and critical approach to the study of economics, covering a wide range of schools of thought, including Keynesian and post-Keynesian economics; the classical political economy of Smith, Ricardo, and Marx; structuralist and institutionalist approaches to economics; and neoclassical economics.... [-]

USA New York
April 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
Campus
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Erasmus MC Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences - Erasmus University Rotterdam

Just graduated with a Bachelor Degree in clinical, public health or biomedical sciences and want to start making substantial contributions to future developments in medic ... [+]

The Research Master programme in Health Sciences aims to provide students with a thorough understanding of methods in either clinical or public health research. Specializations include clinical epidemiology, epidemiology, public health epidemiology, genetic and molecular epidemiology, and health economic analysis. After completion, candidates will have the knowledge, understanding and skills to propose state-of-the-art studies, write excellent study protocols, perform the research, analyze the data using modern statistical techniques, make defensible causal inferences, come to justified conclusions, and write outstanding research papers. Depending on the choice of specialization, the candidate will focus on for example clinical trials, population studies, public health interventions, or modelling studies.... [-]

Netherlands Rotterdam
August 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Xiamen University - Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics

The international master's programs in economics and finance at WISE & SOE, XMU are designed to attract international students with clear academic interests and motiv ... [+]

Master's Degrees in Economics.

The international master's programs in economics and finance at WISE & SOE, XMU are designed to attract international students with clear academic interests and motivations, who would like to carry out their master and/or doctoral studies in China.

WISE focuses on high-quality economics and finance education, frontier research, and intensive international academic exchanges and cooperation. With excellent faculty members recruited from top overseas universities, all degree programs are conducted in English based on an international common standard.

WISE & SOE offer twelve master's programs for international students:... [-]

China Xiamen
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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University of Helsinki

Master’s Program in Economics at the University of Helsinki provides demanding, high-quality education in the field of economics. Oriented towards social sciences, the tw ... [+]

Demanding, high-quality education in economics

Master’s Program in Economics at the University of Helsinki provides demanding, high-quality education in the field of economics. Oriented towards social sciences, the two study tracks of the program prepare students for demanding expert occupations or equip them with the capability to pursue a Doctoral Degree in Economics. Graduates of the program are hard currency in the labor market.

Goal of the pro­gram

This program prepares you for a career as an economist in business, financial markets, and the public sector. Upon completing the program you will be awarded the Master of Social Sciences degree, having demonstrated that you have developed many skills needed in your future career:... [-]

Finland Helsinki
August 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU)

Starting in fall 2010, the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz offers a two-year masters program in International Economics and Public Policy. The program is designed for ... [+]

Concept

Starting in fall 2010, the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz offers a two-year masters program in International Economics and Public Policy. The program is designed for students who aim to understand both the opportunities and the challenges faced by private and public decision-makers in an increasingly integrated world economy. The two key contents of the degree course deal with important issues and challenges for the future which are equally important to the economy and society. Graduates of the program will be prepared for positions in the private and the public sector – especially in enterprises and institutions that operate on an international scale – but the program may also provide a qualified foundation for an academic career.... [-]

Germany Mainz Germersheim
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Tampere University

Public policy analysis requires an approach that combines insights and techniques from economics and political science. This programme teaches students to use economic to ... [+]

Economic approaches to political questions

Public policy analysis requires an approach that combines insights and techniques from economics and political science.

This programme teaches students to use economic tools to address broad societal problems. The programme extends economic analysis beyond the traditional focus on market interactions to examine the intended and unintended consequences of policies and to explore how and when individual self-interest among politicians, interest groups etc. help or hinder public interest.

Public policy analysis involves understanding institutional design, policy evaluation and implementation, and decision-making. The methods include microeconomics, game theory, experimental economics, spatial econometrics, social choice theory and econometrics.... [-]

Finland Tampere
August 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Georgetown University - McCourt School of Public Policy

A Master in International Development Policy gives the next generation of international development leaders the skills they need to change the world. ... [+]

A Master in International Development Policy gives the next generation of international development leaders the skills they need to change the world.

The Master in International Development Policy (MIDP) degree equips students with essential technical and analytical skills necessary to make a positive difference in the world while delivering expertise in the politics, management, and ethics of development.

Our students recognize that well-designed government policies and development programs can be powerful instruments for improving public welfare, but that without a proper understanding of the economic and institutional context, efforts can be misdirected and even counterproductive.... [-]

USA Washington
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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