Master's in Econometrics Program

 

An analytic and empirical focus. And all the possibilities in the world.

Our Master’s in Econometrics and Quantitative Economics is an immersive, three-semester residential program that can be finished in as little as 18 months.

Over that short time, you’ll attain deep analytical and empirical skills in microeconomics and econometrics—essential, sought-after skills in the current market. We also provide dual-degree options, which can broaden opportunities in areas such as finance and business analytics.

18

months: complete the program in as little as three semesters
  

30

units to finish program

2

dual degree options

What You’ll Learn

  • Microeconomic theory, including individual decision-making and market equilibrium, game theory and market design
  • Empirical microeconomics, such as the use of econometric methods to understand markets, industries and other institutions
  • Experimental and behavioral economics, including laboratory methods and approaches from psychology to understand individual and interactive decision making

You’ll be part of one of the premier institutions in the world in experimental economics, which includes the Economic Science Laboratory founded by Nobel laureate Vernon Smith. Our department also has substantial expertise in industrial organization, labor economics, economic history and environmental economics, all of which are data-intensive.


The Curriculum

You’ll be required to take a set of core courses in microeconomics and econometrics, but may then take courses from a selection of Master’s-level electives to gain skills in empirical microeconomics and/or experimental and behavioral economics.

The Master's in Economics planned sequencing is:

First Semester

ECON 519 Mathematical Economics
ECON 520 Quantitative Methods for Economics
ECON 501A Microeconomic Theory I

Second Semester

ECON 522A Econometrics I
ECON 501C Microeconomic Theory II
ECON 5XX Elective 1
ECON 5XX Elective 2

Third Semester

ECON 522B Econometrics II
ECON 5XX Elective 3
ECON 5XX Elective 4

Core Courses

Introduction to the theory and methods of mathematical economics and its applications.

Units: 3
Offered: First semester
Grading: Regular grading

Introduction to the basic concepts of statistics and their application to the analysis of economic data.

Units: 3
Offered: First semester
Grading: Regular grading

Decision making by consumers and firms, decisions under uncertainty, and market equilibrium.

Units: 3
Offered: First semester
Grading: Regular grading

The theory of strategic interaction with selected applications to information economics.

Units: 3
Offered: Second semester
Grading: Regular grading

The theory of econometric estimation of single and simultaneous equation models.

Units: 3
Offered: Second semester
Grading: Regular grading

Additional topics in the theory of econometric estimation of single and simultaneous equation models.

Units: 3
Offered: Third semester
Grading: Regular grading

Electives to be offered include, but are not limited to, Industrial Organization, Economics of Healthcare, Market Design, Energy Economics, Experimental Economics and Labor Economics.

Your Future is Calling

You’ve heard the “why.” If you think you’re a good fit, it’s time for the “how.” Let’s get you on the road to your Eller master's degree. Contact us or begin your application now:

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