Applied Economic Analysis
- Advanced Mathematics for Economic Analysis
- Advanced Microeconomics
- Advanced Macroeconomics
Semester 2 - Choose at least 3 courses
- Applied Econometric Time Series
- Dynamic Macroeconomic Analysis
- Development Economics
- Behavioral Economics
- Industrial Organization
- International Trade
During the first semester the focus is on the theory and empirical methods of economics. The courses are designed to provide students with a thorough understanding of state-of-the-art models and techniques used in economic analysis.
In the second semester, focus shifts to applications and extensions. This part builds on the skills acquired during the first semester, and broadens and deepens your knowledge of economics.
You choose between two specializations; Applied Economic Analysis or International Economics.
Students specializing in Applied Economic Analysis typically choose any four courses in the list.
Semester 3 and 4
Thesis in Economics and choose between
- Four electives at SSE (including courses from other SSE Master programs)
- Electives at Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship (SSES)
- Electives within the Global Network for Advanced Management (GNAM)
- Data Analytics Track
- XTM: Executive Trainee Module
- CEMS MiM
- Exchange Program
- MSc - PhD Parallel Enrollment
The second year of the Master program is devoted to taking more courses (30 ECTS) and thesis writing (30 ECTS). You have many choices about what course to take. You can continue taking courses in economics, but can also take courses in Finance or Business Administration.
Second-year MECON students also have the possibility, with some caveats, to take first-year PhD economics courses as part of their degree to count as elective courses.
Additionally, you also have the possibility to apply to study abroad for one semester through the SSE student exchange program or to work as trainees through the SSE Trainee module via XTM.