Master's Economics: Development Economics (track)
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The Development Economics track of the Master’s programme in Economics gives you the in-depth knowledge and expertise to help spur growth in developing economies. Learn how to shape emerging markets, formulate your balanced and critical views on matters of policy and discover complex interdependencies.
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One Master's, six tracks
The Master's programme in Economics offers six fascinating academic specialisation tracks:
- Markets and Regulation;
- Development Economics;
- Public Policy;
- Monetary Policy & Banking;
- International Economics & Globalisation;
- Behavioural Economics & Game Theory;
This track applies a relatively microeconomic approach to the international economy, with the International Economics & Globalisation track as its more micro focused counterpart.
Each track provides you with an advanced level of understanding of the economics core (microeconomics, macroeconomics, and econometrics) in combination with an upper-advanced level of understanding in development economics.
Upon successful completion of the programme, you will receive an accredited Master’s degree in Economics and the title Master of Science (MSc).
The Amsterdam School of Economics
The Amsterdam School of Economics at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has an excellent reputation, with an international focus and many highly reputable researchers and teachers. The UvA, placed 57th in the QS World University Rankings 2016-2017, is a challenging environment where critical thinking and an independent and inquisitive mind can roam free. Thanks to a diverse influx of students and an active network of international alumni, you’ll be able to share memories with other ASE graduates for years to come.
Rankings and reputation
- 57th in world and 1 st in Netherlands (QS World University Rankings 2016-2017);
- 45th worldwide in the Faculty Area Rankings for Social Sciences and Management (QS World University Rankings 2015-2016);
- 63th and 2nd in the Netherlands (Times Higher Education rankings 2016-2017);
- member of LERU (League of European Research Universities), an exclusive network of renowned research universities;
- member of Universitas 21, a network of 27 leading research-intensive universities in 17 countries;
- the Amsterdam School of Economics is an excellently ranked school with an international outlook and highly valued researchers and lecturers;
- The ASE has a highly diverse student body and a vibrant community of international alumni.
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