IDEA Graduate Program in Economics

     

IDEA Graduate Program in Economics
IDEA Graduate Program in Economics


Master’s Program

First year. Two semesters of course work that constitute the core in the student’s training.

Second year. Two semesters of elective course work and the writing of a Master’s thesis. The second-year courses are the specialization in the student’s training. The Master’s thesis is an original research paper on a relevant economic problem. The thesis is due by the end of June and is defended before a committee in July. After a successful defense, the Master's degree is awarded.

ADMISSIONS


First Year (2017-2018)

First Semester

Subject
Module
Instructor
Optimization  Quantitative Methods Johannes Gierlinger
Probability and Statistics  Quantitative Methods Jordi Caballe
Microeconomics I  Economics I Antonio Miralles
Macroeconomics I  Economics I Chris Busch
 Brush-up Math Course  
 Introduction to Matlab  

Second Semester

Subject
Module
Instructor
Econometrics I  Economic Models Pau Milán
Econometrics II  Economic Models Michael Creel
Macroeconomics II  Economics II Luis Rojas
Microeconomis II  Economics II Ramon Caminal
Macroeconomics III  Economic Models Francesc Obiols
Game Theory  Economic Models Jordi Massó


Second Year (2017-2018)

First Semester

Subject
Module
Instructor
Corporate Finance  Advanced Microeconomics 
 Advanced Macroeconomics 
 and Finance
David Pérez-Castrillo
Industrial Organisation  Advanced Microeconomics Inés Macho
Political Economy  Advanced Microeeconomics 
Tools for Economic Research
Enriqueta Aragonès
Optimal Policy and Expectations Tools for Economic Research 
 Advanced Macroeconomics 
 and Finance
Albert Marcet
Asset Pricing  Advanced Microeconomics 
 Advanced Macroeconomics 
 and Finance
Jordi Caballé
Microeconometrics  Applied and Quantitative Economics
 Tools for Economic Research
 Advanced Microeconomics
Joan Llull

QuantitativeMacroeconomics

Tools for Economic Research 
 Advanced Macroeconomics 
 and Finance

Luis Rojas
Raul Santaeulàlia 
Francesc Obiols 

 

Second Semester

Subject
Module
Instructor
Topics in Trade and International and
Empirical Finance
 Applied and Quantitative Economics
 Tools for Economic Research
 Advanced Macroeconomics and Finance
Timothy J. Kehoe
Abhay Abhyankar
Development  Applied and Quantitative 
 Tools for Economic Research
 Advanced Microeconomics
Raul Santaeulalia
Applied Public Economics  Applied and Quantitative Economics
 Tools for Economic Research
 Advanced Microeconomics
Hannes Müller
Ada Ferrer
Topics in Labor Macroeconomics  Applied and Quantitative Economics 
 Applied Microeconomics 
 Advanced Macroeconomics and Finance
Javier Fernández
Policymetrics  Applied and Quantitative Economics
 Tools for Economic Research
 Advanced Macroeconomics and Finance

Luca Gambetti 
Giacomo di Giorgi

Experimental Economics  Applied and Quantitative Economics
 Tools for Economic Research
 Advanced Microeconomics
Pedro Rey 
Jordi Brandts
Matching & Mechanism Design  Advanced Microeconomics Jordi Massó
Antonio Miralles

 

QEM

IDEA is part of the Erasmus Mundus Master's Program Models and Methods of Quantitative Economics (QEM). This Master's Program is offered jointly by the following universities:

To read more about the QEM Program, please visit this site. Applications to the QEM Program and related inquiries must be sent to qemapp at univ-paris1.fr.




Double Degree IDEA-MIBF

We offer a double degree program that may be of particular interest to students seeking to specialize in international finance and banking in a fully international academic and professionalizing environment. This program allows students to combine the solid analytical training of the IDEA research master with the specialized preparation of theMaster of Science in International Banking and Finance (MIBF), offered by Lingnan University in Hong Kong.

The MIBF curriculum provides internationally-focused training in the core areas of banking and finance and also covers related topics in accounting and regulation. MIBF graduates typically take on careers in large international financial service firms.

Students participating in the IDEA-MIBF Double Degree Program benefit from career placement services at both instituions and receive two degrees upon graduation. Graduates of this program can also seek admission in the IDEA PhD Program. IDEA students can apply to the IDEA-MIBF Double Degree Program at any time during their studies, including when they first apply to the IDEA Program. You may visit the IDEA and MIBF web sites for detailed information about the two degrees.

Duration: 2 years, full-time

Credits: 120 ECTS (IDEA) + 30 Credits (MIBF)

Campus: UAB (Barcelona) and Lingnan University (Hong Kong)

Degrees awarded upon completion: 
Master of Science in International Banking and Finance (Lingnan University)
Master in Economic Analysis (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona)

Language of instruction: English

To apply: IDEA master students can apply to the IDEA-MIBF Double Degree Program at any time during their studies, including when they first apply to the IDEA Program. If you are not an IDEA student and wish to be considered for the IDEA-MIBF Double Degree Program, please go to the IDEA admissions web site to apply. When uploading the application materials, the online form will allow you to indicate that you want to be considered for the double degree program. Admissions are based on academic merit.

Foreign languages: Students may combine their studies with intensive language courses during the summer and winter breaks. For more information about the courses offered in Barcelona, you may visit this link.

Academic Track:

Tuition Fees (2017-2018): 
Tuition fees depend on the number of credits taken at each institution. When taking the minimum number of credits at each institution, the tuition fees are:

The official IDEA tuition fees for the 2017-18 academic year will be known in July 2017.