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MPhil in Economics

The MPHIL Economics programme requires completion of 30 credit hours of coursework and an MPhil thesis (6 credit hours). The program is broad enough to offer three specializations (streams) that are especially designed keeping in view the future placement of the students.

 Quantitative Economics
 Development Economics
 Trade and Public Policy

The program consists of core courses, specialization courses, electives and brush-up courses to help students to optimally tailor their specialization and course choices according to their learning objectives and professional aspirations. The Quantitative Economics Stream offers strong theoretical and quantitative skills to prepare students for PhD programs. The students graduated with this stream are fully prepared to start a PhD in Economics program at any top university. The Development Economics, and Trade and Public Policy Streams develop applied skills for professional careers with concentration on Micro-development and Macro-development issues, respectively. The students graduated with these streams are fully prepared to take on professional career in central banks, international institutions, government ministries and departments, development sector, and research centers/think tanks.

Core courses (Mandatory for all the streams)
 Mathematical Economics
 Econometrics I
 Theories of Economic Growth
 Decision Theory: Producers and Consumers

  Specialization courses  
1: Quantitative Economics 2. Development Economics 3. Trade and Public Policy Stream
Game Theory and Information
Business Cycles & Monetary Policy
Econometrics II
Applied Development
Economic Development
Applied Development
Econometrics II
Market Structures & Firm Dynamics
International Trade: Theory and Evidence
Trade in General Equilibrium
Business Cycles & Monetary Policy
Market Structures & Firm Dynamics
4.    
Elective Course 1
Elective Course 2

 

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1st Year 1st Year 1st Year
STREAM 1: Quantitative Economics
Winter Term : Sept. – Dec
STREAM 2: Development Economics
Winter Term : Sept. – Dec
STREAM 3: Trade and Public policy
Winter Term : Sept. – Dec
1. Mathematical Economics
2. Econometrics I
3. Theories of Economic Growth
4. Decision Theory: Producers and Consumers
1. Mathematical Economics
2. Econometrics I
3. Theories of Economic Growth
4. Decision Theory: Producers and Consumers
1. Mathematical Economics
2. Econometrics I
3. Theories of Economic Growth
4. Decision Theory: Producers and Consumers
Spring Term : Jan. – May Spring Term : Jan. – May Spring Term : Jan. – May
1. Business Cycles and Monetary Policy
2. Game Theory and Information
3. Econometrics II
4. Applied Development
1. Economic Development
2. Applied Development
3. Econometrics II
4. Market Structures and Firm Dynamics
1. International Trade: Theory and Evidence
2. Trade in General Equilibrium
3. Business Cycles and Monetary Policy
4. Market Structures and Firm Dynamics
Summer Term : June. – August Summer Term : June. – August Summer Term : June. – August
1. MPhil Research Proposal 1. MPhil Research Proposal 1. MPhil Research Proposal
     
2nd Year 2nd Year 2nd Year
Winter Term : Sept. – Dec Winter Term : Sept. – Dec Winter Term : Sept. – Dec
1. (Optional Course) 
2. (Optional Course)
3. MPhil Thesis
1. (Optional Course) 
2. (Optional Course)
3. MPhil Thesis
1. (Optional Course) 
2. (Optional Course)
3. MPhil Thesis
     
Spring Term : Jan. – May Spring Term : Jan. – May Spring Term : Jan. – May
1. MPhil Thesis (Contd) 1. MPhil Thesis (Contd) 1. MPhil Thesis (Contd)
     
CORE COURSES FIELD COURSES OPTIONAL COURSES
1. Mathematical Economics
2. Econometric I
3. Theories of Economic Growth
4. Decision Theory: Producers and Consumers
Quantitative Economics
1. Business Cycles and Monetary Policy
2. Game Theory and Information
3. Econometrics II
4. Applied Development
Development Economics
 
1. Economic Development
2. Applied Development
3. Econometrics II
4. Market Structures and Firm Dynamics
Trade and Public Policy

1. International Trade: Theory & Evidence
2. Trade in General Equilibrium
3. Business Cycles and Monetary Policy
4. Market Structures and Firm Dynamics
1. Applied Development
2. Applied Econometrics
3. Game Theory and Information
4. Business Cycles and Monetary Policy
5. Economic Development
6. Developing Economies: Theory and Practice
7. Microeconometrics
8. Experimental Methods and Behavioral Economics
9. Innovation and Technological Progress
10. Theories of Development Economics
11. Market Structures and Firm Dynamics
12. Trade in General Equilibrium
13. International Trade: Theory & EvidenceApplied
     

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