Skip to main content

M.A. in Economics - Learning Goals

Upon completion of our M.A. program in Economics:

  1. Students will have attained a solid foundation in modern economic theory and have the ability to understand the operation of markets and economies.
  2. Students will possess mathematical and econometric skills to analyze economic questions and evaluate programs and policies.
  3. Students will be able to develop research questions — both empirical and theoretical--and analyze them.
  4. Students will be able to communicate economic content and arguments clearly and effectively in workplace settings in both written and verbal modalities.