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Department of Economics

Lund University School of Economics and Management

International and Development Economics

Recommended course structure for a profile in International and Development Economics

The International and Development Economics Profile of the Master programme in Economics is aimed at providing specialised competence in these areas. It is also an excellent preparation for those aiming at PhD studies in economics who wish to specialise in international or development economics.

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. NEKN21 - Advanced Microeconomic Analysis
1. NEKN31 - Advanced Econometrics

2. NEKN41 - Advanced Macroeconomic Analysis
2. NEKN73 - Advanced Development Economics, or
2. NEKN74 - The Chinese Economy, or
2. NEKN42 - Applied International Macroeconomics

Year 1 - Spring term
(Select two of the below courses during period 1)
1. NEKN71 - Advanced Course in Economic Integration
1. NEKN72 - Advanced Trade Theory
1. NEKN75 - Inst., Markets and Firms in a Chinese Context
1. NEKP41 - Economic Growth, Advanced Course (even years)
1. NEKP42 - International Macroeconomic Theory (odd years)

2. NEKN01 - Master Essay, first year

 

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

2. NEKN33 - Applied Microeconometrics
2. NEKN73 - Advanced Development Economics, or
2. NEKN74 - The Chinese Economy, or
2. NEKN42 - Applied International Macroeconomics

Year 2 - Spring term
(Select two of the below courses during period 1)
1. NEKN71 - Advanced Course in Economic Integration
1. NEKN72 - Advanced Trade Theory
1. NEKN75 - Inst., Markets and Firms in a Chinese Context
1. NEKP41 - Economic Growth, Advanced Course (even years)
1. NEKP42 - International Macroeconomic Theory (odd years)

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