Master in Economics - Research Focus - ECON2MA (Finalité approfondie)

Louvain-La-Neuve

2-year program - ECON2MA - 120 credits

Program structure - 120 credits - 2 years

  • Core course - 15 credits
  • 2 Options of Specialization - 30 credits
  • Research Focus - 30 credits
  • 3 advanced elective courses - 15 credits
  • 2 electives - 10 credits
  • 1 thesis - 20 credits

Note: An access to master 120 with credit exemption possibility (60 credits) is possible for the holder of an undergraduate university degree of 4 years (or 240 credits) in Economics : Fast Track (60 credits), click here

 

STRUCTURE CAMPUS TERM        CONVENORS

CORE COURSE - 15 credits

     
1 econometrics course among the following 3                                                                                            
LECON2031 Time Series UCLouvain Fall 1 A. Panin
LECON2033 Microéconométrie UCLouvain Fall 1 M. Dejemeppe
ECONM826 Applied econometrics  UNamur Fall 1 W. Gelade
1 quantitative course      
LECON2500 Mathematics and Statistics for Economics UCLouvain Fall 1
S. van Bellegem                                       
1 reflective learning course among the following 3      
LECON2065 History of Economic Thought UCLouvain Fall 1 L. Pensieroso
ECONM907 Institutional Foundation of Market UNamur Spring 2 H. Laurent
LECON2061 Philosophy and epistemology of the economics UCLouvain Fall 1 G. Ponthière

2 OPTIONS of SPECIALIZATION (OS) among the following 11  - 30 credits
(1 option = at least 3 courses = 15 credits)

 

 

 
OS1. Macroéconomie: Politiques Structurelles (FR) UNamur Fall 1/3
 
OS2. Finance: Monnaies (FR/EN) UCLouvain Fall 1/3
 
OS3. Development: Poverty and Institutions (EN) UNamur Fall 1/3  
OS4. Firm's strategies (EN) UCLouvain Fall 1/3  
OS5. Economie et société (FR/EN) UCLouvain Fall 1/3 & Spring 2/4  
OS6. Macroeconomics: Cycle and Conjuncture (EN) UCLouvain Spring 2/4  
OS7. Finance: Markets (EN) UNamur Spring 2/4  
OS8. Development : Growth and Globalisation (FR/EN) UCLouvain Spring 2/4  
OS9. Economics of Public Intervention (EN) UNamur Spring 2/4  
OS10. Labour and Human Ressource Economics (FR/EN) UCLouvain Spring 2/4  
OS11. International Economics (EN) UCLouvain Spring 2/4  

RESEARCH FOCUS - 30 credits

     
LECON 2111 Advanced Microeconomics I: Decision and Game Theory UCLouvain Fall 3 F. Maniquet
LECON 2121 Advanced Macroeconomics I : Intertemporal Behavior and Business Cycles UCLouvain Fall 3 L. Pensieroso
LECON 2112 Advanced Microeconomics II: game theory and information economics UCLouvain Spring 4 TBC
LECON 2122 Advanced Macroeconomics II : Growth, Dynamics and Policy UCLouvain Spring 4 R. Oikonomou
LECON 2131 Advanced Econometrics UCLouvain Spring 4 S. Van Bellegem

1 research seminar among the following 3 courses:

- ECONM 653  Research Seminar I : Microeconomics
- LECON 2161 Advanced macroeconomics III
- LECON 2603 Econometrics Workshop

UNamur
UCLouvain
UCLouvain

Spring 4
Spring 4
Spring 4

E. Toulemonde
D. De La Croix
E. San Martin Gutierrez

3 ADVANCED ELECTIVE COURSES from Advanced Economic Analysis I - 15 credits

     
LECON 2608 Advanced Labour Economics UCLouvain Fall 3
B. Van der Linden, M. Dejemeppe
LECON 2610 Industrial Organisation UCLouvain Fall 3
J. Johnen
LECON 2069 Ethics and Social Choice (biannual course - not taught in 2021-2022) UCLouvain Fall 3
F. Maniquet
LECON 2065 History of Economic Thought UCLouvain Fall 3 L. Pensieroso
LECON 2604 Advanced International Trade UCLouvain Spring 4
J. Gomes, G. Vannoorenberghe
LECON 2601 Advanced Econometrics II - Time Series Econometrics UCLouvain Spring 4 S. Van Bellegem
LECON 2602 Advanced Econometrics II - Microeconometrics UCLouvain Spring 4 W. Parienté
LECON 2605 Capital Markets Theory (not taught in 2021-2022) UCLouvain Spring 4 -
LECON 2655 Population and Family economics UCLouvain Spring 4 TBC
LECON 2609 Game Theory UCLouvain Spring 4 V. Vannetelbosch
LECON 2607 Public Economics UCLouvain Spring 4 J. Hindriks
LECON 2342 Théorie du développement (not taught in 2021-2022) UCLouvain Spring 4
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LECON 2067 Critical Analysis of Market Economies (not taught in 2021-2022) UCLouvain Fall 3

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ELECTIVES - 10 credits

     
2 electives course   Fall/Spring  

THESIS - 5 credits + 15 credits

     
LECON 2609 A  Thesis - 1st part - 5 credits      
LECON 2609 B Thesis - 2nd part - 15 credits   Spring 4  

 

Fast track 1-year program

Program structure - ECON2MA - 60 credits - 1 year

  • Research focus - 30 credits
  • 3 advanced elective courses - 15 credits
  • 1 thesis - 15 credits

An access to master 120 with credit exemption possibility (60 credits) is possible for the holder of an undergraduate university degree of 4 years (or 240 credits) in Economics.

 

 COURSE SITE TERM PROFESSOR

RESEARCH FOCUS - 30 credits

     
LECON 2111 Advanced Microeconomics I: Decision and Game Theory UCLouvain Fall 1 F. Maniquet
LECON 2121 Advanced Macroeconomics I : Intertemporal Behavior and Business Cycles UCLouvain Fall 1 L. Pensieroso
LECON 2112 Advanced Microeconomics II: game theory and information economics UCLouvain Spring 2 TBC
LECON 2122 Advanced Macroeconomics II : Growth, Dynamics and Policy UCLouvain Spring 2 R. Oikonomou
LECON 2131 Advanced Econometrics UCLouvain Spring 2 S. Van Bellegem

1 Research Seminar among the following 3 courses:

- ECONM 653  Research Seminar I : Microeconomics
- LECON 2161 Advanced macroeconomics III
- LECON 2603 Econometrics Workshop

 

UNamur
UCLouvain
UCLouvain

 

Spring 2
Spring 2
Spring 2

 

E. Toulemonde
D. De La Croix
E. San Martin Gutierrez

3 ADVANCED ELECTIVE COURSES for Advanced Economic Analysis I - 15 credits

     
LECON 2608 Advanced Labour Economics UCLouvain Fall 1 B. Van der Linden, M. Dejemeppe
LECON 2610 Industrial Organisation UCLouvain Fall 1 J. Johnen
LECON 2069 Ethics and Social Choice (biannual course - not taught in 2021-2022) UCLouvain Fall 1 F. Maniquet
LECON 2065 History of Economic Thought  UCLouvain Fall 1 L. Pensieroso
LECON 2067 Critical Analysis of Market Economies (not taught in 2021-2022) UCLouvain Fall 1 -
LECON 2604 Advanced International Trade UCLouvain Spring 2 J. Gomes, G. Vannoorenberghe
LECON 2601 Advanced Econometrics II - Time Series Econometrics UCLouvain Spring 2 S. Van Bellegem
LECON 2602 Advanced Econometrics II - Microeconometrics UCLouvain Spring 2 W. Parienté
LECON 2605 Capital Markets Theory (not taught in 2021-2022) UCLouvain Spring 2 -
LECON 2655 Population and Family economics UCLouvain Spring 2 TBC
LECON 2609 Game Theory UCLouvain Spring 2 V. Vannetelbosch
LECON 2607 Public Economics UCLouvain Spring 2 J. Hindricks
LECON 2342 Théorie du développement (not taught in 2021-2022) UCLouvain Spring 2 -

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1 ELECTIVE - 5 credits

     

THESIS - 15 credits

     
LECON 2910 Thesis - 15 credits UCLouvain Spring  
       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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