Master 2 Economic Theory and Econometrics (doctoral track)

The Master 2 in "Economic Theory and Econometrics" allows students to acquire a thorough, general training (in economic theory, econometrics, industrial organisation, etc.) before choosing a specific area of research.
This master is specially designed for students interested in economic theory, econometrics, industrial organisation, macroeconomics and other theoretical and applied fields. It offers a large range of courses that allow students to start a PhD in the best possible conditions, particularly those who have not yet chosen their research topic.

The "Doctoral track" allows students to acquire a thorough and advanced general training in economic theory (micro, macro and econometrics) before choosing a specific area of research.
This program is specially designed for students interested in micro and macro theory, econometrics, industrial organisation and other theoretical and applied fields. It offers a large range of courses that allow students to start a PhD in the best possible conditions.
Master thesis, advised by a faculty member, should show the aptitude and the skills of the students to do autonomous research in application to the PhD course.
 

Students must complete 6 graduate courses of 36 hours (3 at the 1st Semester and 3 at the 2nd semester) and 4 graduate courses of 30 hours ( 2 at the 1st Semester and 2 at the 2nd semester ) and write a Master thesis in application to the PhD course. Master thesis, advised by a faculty member, should show the aptitude and the skills of the students to do autonomous research in application to the PhD course.

Program 2019-2020

SEMESTER 3

SEMESTER 4

Compulsory: Compulsory:
Choose 1 elective: 2 among 12 :
  Master thesis or internship

All courses are not offered every year

Program 2020-2021
(Syllabi will be published later on)

SEMESTER 3

SEMESTER 4

Compulsory:
  • Microeconomics 1
  • Macroeconomics 1
  • Econometrics 1 
Compulsory:
  • Microeconomics 2
  • Macroeconomics 2
  • Econometrics 2
Choose 1 elective: 2 among 12 :
  • Asset pricing : Information aggregation in Financial Markets
  • Corporate finance : Theory and Evidence
  • Advanced Environmental Economics
  • Development Theory, Public Policy and Historical Perspectives
  • Public economics
  • Economic theory
  • Stochastic optimal control in economics
  • Topics in econometrics and empirical economics
  • Industrial Organization
  • Advances in Macroeconomics***
  • Behavioral Economics***
  • Stochastic optimization algorithms*
  • Algebra Refresher**
  • Probability Refresher**
  • Dynamic Optimization Refresher**
Master thesis or internship

* Choice of this course will have to be validated by the Master Director
** Mathematics Refresher courses opened to 1st and 2nd year Master students
*** A student can only validate one of these courses

Bonus point

To practice a sport or a musical activity within the University orchestra during the year can give you bous points. Only point above 10/20 are recorded.

 

  • Admission is based on academic excellence criteria. An undergraduate degree of at least 4 years of college or a Master’s degree is required, within a recognized curriculum considered as consistent with the program and approved by the TSE selection committee. A high level in Mathematics, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Econometrics is necessary.
  • Working knowledge of English is obviously required.
  • For more details about application process, click here