Modules' design
EVENTS

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First year. The first year provides students with the necessary theoretical background, but also opts to incorporate applicative component in each course. Electives enable specialization in analysis of bank balance sheet or other finances, but are mainly based on applications in the respective areas.

Code

Module

ECTS

Class

Load

60%

30%

10%

ECON4003

Advanced macroeconomics

8

4+1

200

a

 

 

ECON4103

Advanced microeconomics

8

4+1

200

a

 

 

ECON4203

Econometric analysis

8

4+1

200

a

 

 

ECON4403

Monetary policy and analysis

8

4+1

200

a

 

 

ECON4703

Research methods

8

4+1

200

 

 

a

ECON4123

Macroeconomy and financial stability

8

4+1

200

a

 

 

 

Elective 1

8

4+1

200

 

a

 

 

Elective 2

8

4+1

200

 

a

 

Total credits in the first year

64

 

Code

Elective Module

ECTS

Class

Load

60%

30%

10%

ECON4503

Data analysis

8

4+1

200

 

a

 

FINC4633

Financial products and pricing

8

4+1

200

 

a

 

FINC4583

Brokerage and portfolio management

8

4+1

200

 

a

 

FINC4703

Bank risk management and stress testing

8

4+1

200

 

a

 

 
Second year. The second year is geared toward empirics and is highly relevant for policymaking. Electives provide further specialization in quantitative econometric techniques or quantitative techniques for analysis in banks and are also focused on applications.

Code

Module

ECTS

Class

Load

60%

30%

10%

ECON5133

Macro-management of open economy

8

4+1

200

a

 

 

ECON5343

Macroeconomic modeling and forecasting

8

4+1

200

a

 

 

 

Elective 1 (group 1)

8

4+1

200

 

a

 

 

Elective 2 (group 2)

8

4+1

200

 

a

 

THES 5000

Master thesis

26


 

 a

 

 

Total credits in the second year

58

Total credits

120

 

Code

Elective Module (group 1)

ECTS

Class

Load

60%

30%

10%

ECON5603

Labour market and active policies

8

4+1

200

 

a

 

ECON5513

Panel econometrics

8

4+1

200

 

a

 

 

Code

Elective Module (group 2)

ECTS

Class

Load

60%

30%

10%

CASE5503

Financial engineering in banks (applications)

8

4+1

200

 

a

 

CASE5513

Economic transition in South-east Europe

8

4+1

200

 

a

 

CASE5553

Economics of BRIC countries

8

4+1

200

 

a

 

CASE5593

Growth policies in emerging economies

8

4+1

200

 

a

 


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