To use the micro model of market demand and supply to predict changes in price and output.
To use macroeconomic models to explain the changes in output, employment, inflation, and growth.
To describe the function of key economic institutions.
To demonstrate mastery of an applied field of knowledge within the discipline of economics.
To formulate researchable economics questions in an independent manner and to analyze information through the application of social science research methodologies.
To develop research projects and contribute to research activities of a team.
To disseminate results in a clear and coherent manner to other researchers, employers, coworkers, and to the general public.
The successful student of M.A. – Economics will demonstrate the ability to :
Understand fundamental economic principles and be able to apply these ideas to analyze public policies, business practices, and real-world events.
Understand at an advanced level about the complex economics mechanism that characterizes modern society.
Analyse how markets for goods and services function and how income is generated and distributed.
Analyze a problem and draw correct inferences using qualitative and/or quantitative analysis.
Use microeconomic tools and concepts to address public policy issues such as competition, environmental protection, financial regulation, innovation and intellectual property, labor law, or taxation.
Give insight into energy economics, competition policy, industrial economics, financial markets, environmental and resource economics, development economics and international trade and globalization
Use of econometric and mathematical methods
Apply mathematical methods, through modeling and largescale data analysis.
Identify compile, interpret, and analyze quantitative economic data by expressing relationships between concepts through graphs, statistical or econometric analysis.
Understand basic econometric modeling techniques.
Develop and estimate economic models, test economic hypothesis, and perform basic forecasting tasks.
Undertake applied work and research projects in economics
Communicate effectively by presenting complex information in a clear and concise manner orally, on paper and using ICT.
Demonstrate information technology skills, especially in the areas of information retrieval, literature searching and library databases.
Acquire knowledge, skills and attitude to become more suitable for self employment and the emerging employment market.