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Master of Arts program in economics

The Master of Arts program at Columbia University's Department of Economics is aimed at students who are preparing for careers in economics or who want to deepen their knowledge of economic theory and its applications. The M.A. program offers a technical and rigorous approach to the study of economics. In addition, the program enables students to continue their education through elective courses from the department.

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Columbia University's Masters of Arts in Economics is ideal for anyone looking for a program that specializes in advanced applied economics.

Our program offers an excellent opportunity for:

  • Students who are aiming for a quantitative degree with a focus on applied econometrics or economic modeling in order to prepare for work in various positions that require the qualification for applied economic research.
  • Mid-career professionals who work in financial institutions, governments, and think tanks around the world.

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