Quantitative Economics - 1st year of master's degree

Program Objectives

The first year of the program provides a solid knowledge of the “ fundamentals ” of economics. Covering various issues in macroeconomics, microeconomics, industrial organization, you study how economic decisions and interactions between economic actors are modeled, and how they can be applied to various economic challenges (such as health policy, poverty and development issues, climate change, etc.). You also have courses in econometrics and data management, to get familiar with data treatment and analysis and learn to use much software (such as R, Matlab or Stata).

Program objectives:

  • Master fundamental concepts in economics (macroeconomics, microeconomics, game theory, industrial organization, … )
  • Learn to model and solve the economic problems in various sectors of the economy (health, finance, energy, trade, … ) and the induced challenges for economic policy design
  • Receive training in quantitative methods for processing and analyzing data in order to conduct reliable and robust analyses to a given problem
  • Acquire knowledge of groundbreaking research in economics and explore the public and private stakeholders’ decision-making processes
  • Convey economic, statistical and/or econometric findings to different audiences, both orally and in writing
Types of education
Initial training and Executive Education
ECTS Credits
120 credits
No work-based training
Type of Diploma
Diploma from a major institution conferring the Master's degree
Academic Year


  • Olivia Bertelli

    Associate professor

    Director of the 1st year program of the Master's Degree in Quantitative Economics

  • David O'Connell

    Teaching assistant

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