Official master's degree in Economic Analysis

Training in Economics with a strong emphasis on rigorous analytical thinking and advanced quantitative and computational methods in an international academic community

Content Official Master's Degree in Economic Analysis

Ideal student profile

Students of this master's degree must hold a bachelor's degree or equivalent in Economics, Finance, Mathematics, Engineering, Physics or in other subjects. Knowledge of English at level B2 is required. Also, sound analytical and quantitative abilities are needed.

Basic skills

  • Use acquired knowledge as a basis for originality in the application of ideas, often in a research context.
  • Solve problems in new or little-known situations within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to the field of study.
  • Integrate knowledge and use it to make judgements in complex situations, with incomplete information, while keeping in mind social and ethical responsibilities.
  • Communicate and justify conclusions clearly and unambiguously to both specialised and non-specialised audiences.
  • Continue the learning process, to a large extent autonomously

Specific skills

  • Derive the fundamentals of economic theory analytically from mathematical reasoning.
  • Identify the fundamentals of statistical analysis and econometric techniques by derivation from the laws of probability and statistics.
  • Use the principal computer programmes available to perform economic data analyses.
  • Analyse a particular economic problem conceptually using advanced analytical tools.
  • Search for, collect and analyse economic data using advanced econometric techniques.
  • Make economic policy recommendations at macro and micro levels.
  • Design, plan and implement research in economics.

Cross-curricular skills

  • Search for information in scientific literature by using the appropriate channels and integrating the information with the aim of posing and contextualising new research issues.
  • Use new technologies in the collection and organisation of information when solving problems in the professional field.
  • Apply research methodology, techniques and specific resources to carry out research and produce innovative results in a specific area of specialisation.
  • Make independent judgments and defend them dialectically.
  • Display alertness and an ability to analyse and innovate when faced with research questions.