MA in Quantitative Economics gives students strong preparation in contemporary economic theory and econometric analysis methods.
Quantitative Economics is a 2-year Master’s programme that gives students strong preparation in contemporary economic theory and econometric analysis methods enabling them to analyse and forecast economic processes. The programme has a special focus on micro- and macroeconomic theory and it gives training in solving real-life economic problems via the application of state-of-the-art economic analysis techniques. The graduates will be able to continue their education in international level economics PhD programmes or follow a career as analysts in banks, public sector organizations, consulting firms and international companies.
After completing the programme, the student:
knows the main concepts in economics and has acquired the skills of making critical assessments over the applicability of these concepts;
has acquired the ability to apply both micro- and macroeconomic models for analysing the problems which arise in economic practice;
knows how to verbally, graphically, mathematically and empirically analyse and forecast both the behaviour of economic agents and also the impact of governmental policies.