Discover the MSc Economics programme and tracks
In this Master's programme, you choose from multiple challenging tracks. All tracks are a combination of general courses and track-specific courses.
Behavioural Economics and Game Theory
The way in which we frame our problems determines our decisions. In the Behavioural Economics and Game Theory track you focus on the psychology of economic behaviour.
The Development Economics track gives you the in-depth knowledge and expertise to help spur growth in developing economies. You learn how to formulate your balanced and critical views on matters of developmental policy.
In the Environmental Economics track you explore what effect climate change will have on future welfare. What is the link between human activities, economic development and environmental problems?
International Finance and Trade
In the track International Finance and Trade you will analyse the response of countries and international organisations to the instability of international capital flows, the management of international trade and learn to formulate views and perspectives on these and similar matters.
Monetary Policy and Banking
In the track Monitary Policy and Banking, you will get an understanding of how monetary policy and financial institutions affect economic performance. But also on how economic models can be used in the current policy debate.
In the Public Policy track, you learn how to apply the latest economic theory and research methods to help governments intervene in the economy.
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