Prepare for a career in one of the most sought-after professions in the world today. The Master's in Econometrics (MSc) deals with statistical modelling, estimation and testing of economic models using economic and financial time series data. Unravel economic complexities in data, theories and markets. Become fluent in the application of advanced mathematical and statistical methods.
In this Master's programme, you can choose one of our 4 tracks.
Learn to understand the complex calculations that govern markets and pricing structures and e.g. how to develop a redistribution model of research funding.
Correlate and interpret the petabytes of data, generated every day by social media and the internet, and learn e.g. how to predict flight arrival delays
Explore economic complexity using real data and statistical tools to analyse economic or business problems. E.g. investigate churn behaviour of War Child charity donors.
Study the techniques used to analyse financial markets. E.g. analyse the impact of Trump’s tweets.
In the MSc Econometrics you will be trained in several disciplines. Statistical modelling, estimation and testing of economic models and in using economic and financial time series data. After finishing this Master's, you will have everything you need to advise on the effect of economic policies or shape a business strategy with help of data analysis. In the MSc Econetrics you can become an expert in your specialist field of choice (track). If you want to pursue a Master’s degree in both Econometrics and Mathematics, you can follow one of our Double Degree MSc programmes.
Graduates can be found in a wide variety of private and public organisations, such as:
Econometrists help solve economic and societal questions by analysing real data through mathematical and statistical models. In the MSc Econometrics we train you to programme these models and interpret their outcome effectively. If you recognise yourself in the following profile, Econometrics could be the right choice for you:
The campus is located in the heart of the city. Besides a great academic programme in Econometrics, the UvA is a liberal university that offers many ways to develop yourself in different areas.Read about Gwendolyn's experiences with this Master's
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