The track International Economics & Globalisation offers a fascinating analysis of current developments in the global economy.
Analyse the response of countries and international organisations to the instability of international capital flows and learn to formulate views and perspectives on these and similar matters.
This track applies a relatively macroeconomic approach to the international economy, whereas the track Development Economics is its more micro-focused counterpart.
How does fast economic growth in China affect international trade relations? What are the driving forces of international capital flows? What impact does globalisation have on income inequality? Learn all about today’s debates and formulate your own positions, based on literature as well as research.
Examples of current newspaper headlines and relevant issues that could be discussed in your classroom.
Graduates of the Master's programme in Economics/International Economics & Globalisation track have excellent job prospects for positions as researchers and experts in:
Anouk Roethof: 'I chose the UvA because it is the only university in the Netherlands with an MSc in Economics that perfectly blends my two passions: economics and policy analysis.
It is a challenging programme, teaching you both hard and soft skills. Expect to learn models, improve writing skills and even enhance your own teaching skills.'