Quantitative Economics - 1st year of master's degree

Program Objectives

The first year of the Master’s degree in Quantitative Economics offers general training in economics. Taught entirely in English, the curriculum covers a broad range of issues in economics, providing students with the opportunity to interrogate the decision-making processes of public and private stakeholders across a wide spectrum of concerns. The emphasis on quantitative methods means students gain mastery in a variety of data processing and analysis techniques.

Program objectives:

  • Master fundamental concepts in economics (macroeconomics, microeconomics, game theory, industrial economics)
  • Learn how to model and solve economic issues that confront a range of economic sectors, including health, the labor market, public policy, macroeconomics, finance, energy, and development.
  • Receive training in various methods for processing and analyzing data in order to obtain reliable, robust solutions to a given problem
  • Acquire knowledge of economic research and reflect on public and private stakeholders’ decision-making processes
  • Convey economic, statistical and/or econometric findings to different audiences, both in person and in writing
Types of education
Initial training
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

    University Associate Professor

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

  • Lucie NEUVILLE

    Teaching assistant

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