INSTITUTION: ATHENS UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS
SCHOOL: SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS
Taught in English language
DURATION (semesters): 3
ECTS (total): 90
Scholarship is offered
COOPERATION WITH OTHER DEPARTMENT: Department of International & European Economic Studies
NUMBER OF STUDENTS ACCEPTED: 40
STUDENTS SELECTED BY: Application Evaluation - Interview
OBSERVATION OPTIONS: In Person
DESCRIPTION - ACCEPTED STUDENTS CATEGORIES: The MSc in Economics trains students to understand and analyze the interacting decisions and choices of individuals and firms using the tools of microeconomic theory, such as consumer, production and game theory. Moreover, students become familiar with the fundamental theories, methodologies and techniques of modern macroeconomic analysis as well as the study of the interaction between the two main strands of economic theory. They are exposed to econometric theory and practice both modern econometric models and techniques through advanced statistical and econometric computational resources.
The program places particular emphasis on the subject areas of Macroeconomic Theory, Microeconomic Theory and Applied Microeconomics, Theoretical and Applied Econometrics, Finance Theory and Asset Pricing, Industrial Organization, Public Economics, Game Theory, International Economics, Environmental and Energy Economics, Mathematical Economics, Labor Economics, Economic Development. Graduates are well-equipped to seek employment in large private and public sector organizations and companies, such as banks and public authorities, in Greece and abroad. They can also continue further with Ph.D. studies, aiming at academia, research institutes, Central Banks and elsewhere.
KEYWORDS: ECONOMIC THEORY, ΜΙCROECONOMICS, MACROECONOMICS, THEORETICAL AND APPLIED ECONOMETRICS AND COMPUTATIONAL METHODS, MATHEMATICAL ECONOMICS, PUBLIC ECONOMICS AND FINANCE, INDUSTRIAL ORGANISATION, ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS, LABOUR ECONOMICS, FINANCIAL ECONOMETRICS
COMMENTS: Duration: 3 or 4 academic semesters, depending on whether students choose to undertake a dissertation or take extra courses instead.
Graduates of the Program are employed in large companies and organizations of private and public sector (such as Bank of Greece, Ministry of Finance, Hellenic Statistical Authority, European Central Bank, Ernst & Young, ΙΒΜ, etc) or continue for PhD studies in top Universities (such as Yale, MIT, Princeton, Harvard, LSE, etc) to later hold academic and research positions in universities and research institutes (such as University of Chicago, Birmingham Business School, AUEB, etc).