Master in Economics in North America

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Economics

A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.

There is evidence of economic writing that dates all the way back to the Mesopotamian era. The development of modern economics is largely due to two groups which were known as the physiocrats and the mercantilists. These groups help develop capitalism in Europe in the 16th century.

The United States of America is located on the continent of North America. It is the third largest country by size in the world. It has a relatively short history compared to other world nations, has one of the world's largest economies, and has one of the world's most diverse populations.

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Master in Economics

University of San Francisco - College of Arts & Sciences
Campus Part time August 2018 USA San Francisco

The private, public and nonprofit sectors throughout the world demand economists and analysts who are equipped with strong quantitative economics skills. [+]

Master in EconomicsThe private, public and nonprofit sectors throughout the world demand economists and analysts who are equipped with strong quantitative economics skills. The Master's Degree in Economics program at the University of San Francisco provides graduate students with rigorous training in the analytical knowledge and abilities essential to the challenges of changing economies, the investment industry, banking, and corporate financial management.The M.A in Economics graduate program offers opportunities for internships, directed research, a master's thesis, study/research abroad or a combination of these options. Graduates are also well  prepared to pursue Ph.D. studies in economics, and have done so at such universities as Georgetown University, the University of California at Berkeley, thlibrarye University of Washington, the University of California at Davis, Cornell University and the University of California at Santa Cruz, among others.The M.A. in Economics graduate program starts in the fall only (late August). All of the graduate-level courses are offered after 4:30 pm, and most are held in the evenings.... [-]


Master of Environmental Policy

Duke Kunshan University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 China Kunshan

Duke Kunshan University’s international Master of Environmental Policy (iMEP) program combines a world-class faculty, cutting-edge research center, innovative curriculum and unparalleled career opportunities. You will leave the program with an advanced degree from world-renowned Duke University, and the knowledge and experience you need to devise evidence-based policy solutions to the most urgent environmental problems of our time. [+]

Duke Kunshan University’s international Master of Environmental Policy (iMEP) program combines a world-class faculty, cutting-edge research center, innovative curriculum and unparalleled career opportunities. You will leave the program with an advanced degree from world-renowned Duke University, and the knowledge and experience you need to devise evidence-based policy solutions to the most urgent environmental problems of our time. Course Structure The four-semester, 16-course iMEP program is designed to capture the skills necessary for a new generation of environmental leaders. It is the first in the world to draw together the important core requirements in environmental management and public policy. These include economics, political science, sociology, history, law, statistics and environmental science. Year 1 Environmental Economics Statistics and Program Evaluation for Environmental Policy Environmental Policy Analysis 1 Elective Environmental Science Environmental Economics Policy Practicum Environmental Policy Process 1 Elective Year 2 Master's Project Capstone* 3 Electives Master's Project Capstone* Environmental Law, Governance and Regulation 2 Electives *Under faculty supervision, small groups of students will work with clients to develop solutions to real-world environmental policy challenges. International Opportunities Building on the strong relationship between the iMEP program and Duke University, iMEP students will have the opportunity to spend a semester at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, USA, where they will interact with the broader Duke faculty, gain additional English-language experience, and build networks with US-based contacts. At the same time, the program will bring students pursuing a master’s degree from the Nicholas and Sanford schools to Duke Kunshan, further increasing diversity and... [-]

Master in International Development Policy

Georgetown University - McCourt School of Public Policy
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Washington DC

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

Masters in Economics in North America 2017/2018. 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. RIGOROUS, MULTI-DISCIPLINARY CURRICULUM The MIDP program delivers skills in evidence-based policymaking within an economics-centered multidisciplinary curriculum. Students emerge from this program with an advanced understanding of rigorous impact evaluation techniques. GLOBAL HUB OF DEVELOPMENT POLICY Our curriculum capitalizes on our location in Washington, DC, the global hub of international development policy and practice by emphasizing student participation in program-relevant events hosted by like-minded development institutions. LEADING EXPERTS Our students learn from a vibrant and engaged community of policy scholars and A Master in International Development Policy gives the next generation of international development leaders the skills they need to change the world. practitioners who regularly advise governments,  bi- and multilateral development agencies, and NGOs on policies and programs aimed at promoting economic development and providing social and environmental protection. PEER-TO-PEER LEARNING Every fall, the MIDP welcomes a young, experienced, and dynamic cohort of students, each with diverse... [-]

Master of Applied Economics and Policy

University of Windsor, Graduate
Campus Full time 16 months September 2017 Canada Windsor

The challenging global economy requires highly trained individuals who possess the knowledge and the skills in economic policy making. [+]

The challenging global economy requires highly trained individuals who possess the knowledge and the skills in economic policy making and, participate effectively in helping decision-makers choose sound economic policies that strike a good balance between cyclical economic recovery and long-run economic growth. This exciting course-based program provides students with graduate-level knowledge and skills related to applications of economic theory in policy-making, bridging the gap between theory and practice. The program is comprised of four distinct parts delivered over 16 consecutive months: six core courses; series of specialized electives; courses in both management and business communications; and, policy project. Key Learning outcomes: Describe, critically appraise, and apply advanced concepts in economics Choose the appropriate models and mathematical techniques to propose solutions to economic problems Formulate and conduct empirical tests of theoretical economic models using standard data Model and analyze the impacts of economic policies on consumers and society Career Opportunities: Alumni are able to find positions in industry, government, think tanks, and international organizations. There is a dramatic technological change within this industry. This program specifically equip graduates with the skills and knowledge that successfully enable them to be highly competitive in the current labour market. Intake: September [-]

M.A. in Economics

Youngstown State University (YSU)
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Youngstown

The M.A. in Economics program is designed to provide students with a background in applied economics which leads to professional employment in business, government, or education. Special emphasis is placed on the use of data analysis to investigate public policy issues [+]

Masters in Economics in North America 2017/2018. The department offers an M.A. in Economics and an M.A. in Financial Economics. Both programs are primarily designed for students who intend to seek employment after the completion of the degree. However, if supplemented by upper level courses in mathematics, the programs can also help prepare students for doctoral programs. M.A. in Economics The M.A. in Economics program is designed to provide students with a background in applied economics which leads to professional employment in business, government, or education. Special emphasis is placed on the use of data analysis to investigate public policy issues and business decisions. A well prepared student may complete the MA degree in a single academic year by taking an additional course each semester and writing a thesis during the summer. For the M.A. in economics students must complete 30 semester hours of graduate credit with a grade-point average of 3.0 or higher. The requirements for the degree include the following core courses plus three electives (3 s.h.). A thesis (6 s.h.) may be substituted for the research seminar and one of the three semester hour electives. [-]

Master in International Economics

The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Switzerland Geneva USA Cambridge + 2 more

The Master in International Economics combines analytical rigor and practical applications to provide students with the up-to-date tools, knowledge and intuition needed for economic policy analysis. [+]

The Master in International Economics combines analytical rigor and practical applications to provide students with the up-to-date tools, knowledge and intuition needed for economic policy analysis. The programme prepares students for doctoral studies, research and careers in the public and private sectors. Core classes focus on micro and macroeconomics, trade policy, regional integration, econometrics, development economics and the international monetary and financial system.

 

 

Master in International Economics

 

The 2 years MIS program provides a rigorous training in economics with an emphasis on policy issues. We focus on the international dimension of economics, namely trade, international migrations, international macroeconomics, economic history, and development.... [-]


Masters in Economic Theory

ITAM - Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México
Campus Full time 18 months July 2018 Mexico Mexico City

The Masters in Economic Theory at ITAM is directed toward students interested in pursuing doctoral studies at ITAM or other international universities, whether or not they have majored in Economics at the undergraduate level. [+]

The Masters in Economic Theory at ITAM is directed toward students interested in pursuing doctoral studies at ITAM or other international universities, whether or not they have majored in Economics at the undergraduate level. There is a large gap between the knowledge and skills required to complete successfully a Ph.D. program in Economics and those that are acquired at a B.A. program. The Masters in Economic Theory intends to fill that gap. The Program consists of courses in economic theory, real analysis, dynamic programming and econometrics. For the students interested in pursuing doctoral studies at ITAM, the Program corresponds to the first phase of the Ph.D. Program. For students interested in pursuing doctoral studies outside Mexico, the Masters Program provides an excellent training in the technical skills required by any doctoral program.... [-]


Master in Economics

ITAM - Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México
Campus Full time 18 months July 2018 Mexico Mexico City

The Master's degree in Economics is offered for individuals who want to strengthen their knowledge in economics and broaden it in the field of development economics. [+]

The Master's degree in Economics is offered for individuals who want to strengthen their knowledge in economics and broaden it in the field of development economics.

Objective

The goal of the Master's degree in Economics is to supply its graduates with a sound foundation in economic theory and its applications, which will enable them to apply their knowledge correctly in their professional careers.

Applicants

Prospective applicants to this program are professionals who have a previous background in economics at the Bachelor's level*. This program is ideal for aspiring applicants who currently have or will attain job responsibilities that require the application of economic concepts for creating and presenting proposals, assessing various projects, and designing programs in both the public sector and the private sector. These candidates are aware of the need to acquire specific additional skills that will assist them currently, as well as in future endeavors, in accomplishing their projects efficiently utilizing the best methods and techniques available.... [-]


Master of Economics

Western Illinois University College of Business and Technology
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 USA Macomb Quad Cities + 1 more

The MA in Economics at Western Illinois University is a specialized program preparing students for various positions in business and government, or desiring to teach in two-year colleges, or intending to advance into doctorate studies in business, economics, and the law. [+]

Masters in Economics in North America 2017/2018. The MA in Economics at Western Illinois University is a specialized program preparing students for various positions in business and government, or desiring to teach in two-year colleges, or intending to advance into doctorate studies in business, economics, and the law. Six reasons to get your MA in Economics at WIU Program Can be Completed in One Calendar Year. If a student enters the program with no deficiency courses to complete, and works closely with the graduate advisor, the 30 hour program can be completed in one calendar year. Average Class Size at the 500 Level is 15. Graduate classes are usually capped at 25 students. A class will exceed 25 students only on rare occasions. Diverse Student Body A major strength of the program is the diversity of the student body. The person in the next seat might be a Fulbright Scholar, the recipient of a Mandela scholarship, a German exchange student, or a Peace Corps Fellow, all studying and interacting in a friendly environment that is conducive to learning. Up to date Curriculum Taught by a Dedicated and Caring Faculty The curriculum is reviewed continually with faculty members being encouraged to develop new courses. Alumni testimonials make clear that the faculty are not only technically competent but also take an active interest in the development of their students. Graduate Assistantships (GA's) Include Tuition Waviers A student receiving a graduate assistantship for the academic year also receives a tuition waiver for all... [-]