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Department of Economics

Lund University School of Economics and Management

Econometrics

Recommended course structure for a profile in Econometrics

The Econometrics Profile of the Master programme in Economics is aimed at providing specialised competence in econometric methods. It is especially suitable for students who wish to work with advanced empirical analysis and forecasting. It is also an excellent preparation for those aiming at PhD studies in econometrics or in economics with a specialisation in econometrics.

For a master degree of 120 credits the following courses are recommended. All courses are 7.5 credits but for the essays which cover 15 credits each.

Course catalogue - abstracts
 

Year 1 - Autumn term (period 1 resp. 2)
1. NEKN31 - Advanced Econometrics
1. NEKN21 - Advanced Microeconomic Analysis, or
1. NEKP31 - Mathematical Methods - Static Optimisation

2. NEKN33 - Applied Microeconometrics
2. NEKN41 - Advanced Macroeconomic Analysis, or
2. NEKP32 - Mathematical Methods - Dynamic Optimisation (odd years), or
2. NEKP33 - Statistical Methods for Econometrics (even years)

Year 1 - Spring term
1. NEKN34 - Time Series Analysis
1. NEKP34 - Econometric Theory (odd years), or
1. Optional course

2. NEKN01 - Master Essay, first year

 

Year 2 - Autumn term
1. NEKN21 - Advanced Microeconomic Analysis, or
1. NEKP31 - Mathematical Methods - Static Optimisation
1. NEKP51 - Advanced Public Economics, or
1. NEKN81 - Foundations of Finance

2. NEKN41 - Advanced Macroeconomic Analysis, or
2. NEKP32 - Mathematical Methods - Dynamic Optimisation (odd years), or
2. NEKP33 - Statistical Methods for Econometrics (even years)

Year 2 - Spring term
1. NEKP34 - Econometric Theory (odd years), or
1. Optional course
1. Optional course

2. NEKP01 - Master Essay, second year

 

Year 1 - Autumn term (period 1 resp. 2) - for students admitted as of the autumn term 2017
1. NEKN21 - Advanced Microeconomic Analysis
1. NEKN32 - Mathematical Methods
2. NEKN31 - Advanced Econometrics
2. NEKN41 - Advanced Macroeconomic Analysis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Degree requirements

Programme Director

PhD Mårten Wallette
E-mail: Marten.Wallette@nek.lu.se
Office: EC1:289
Phone: +46 46 222 8675

Programme Coordinator - for general questions

MSc Rikke Barthélemy
E-mail: Master@nek.lu.se
Office: EC1:279
Phone: + 46 46 222 9477