Policy Economics

MSc Economics and Business

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This programme is designed to educate future policy makers in applying the most appropriate theory and empirical methods to solve real-world policy problems.

Key Facts & Figures

Type
Master
Degree
MSc
Mode of study
Full-time
Instruction language
English
Duration
1 year
Study points (EC)
60
Start date
September
Application Deadline (EEA)
1 May
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Study summary

Economic policy problems are everywhere. Think of the financial crisis in 2008, the euro crisis that erupted in 2010 and the corona crisis of  2020. Think also of population ageing which causes large increases in spending on healthcare and pensions. Global warming may threaten future life on earth. And income inequality is increasing almost everywhere in the Western world due to globalisation and technological changes.

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Career prospects

When graduating from this Master you are able to work as an applied policy economist at ministries, applied research institutes and bureaus for policy analysis.

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