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Applied Economics and Policy MAEP
Applied Economics and Policy MAEP

Applied Economics and Policy MAEP

  • ID:WU10193
  • Level:Master's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • Minimum 70% GPA, 4-year Honors Bachelor's degree required, GMAT and GRE not required.

  • Completion of undergraduate courses in statistics, micro, and macro economics

  • Upon acceptance of an offer of admission a deposit of $4000 is due within 21-days. Please refer to the information on deposits included with your offer.

  • Statement of Interest (max 2 pages)

  • Curriculum Vitae (max 2 pages)

English requirements

  • Minimum TOEFL: IBT- 83

  • Minimum IELTS:  6.5

  • Minimum Pearson: 65

Course Information

The Master of Applied Economics and Policy program is designed to offer a unique combination of courses that will prepare you for work in the specialized field of economic policy

As a graduate, you will be prepared to immediately secure a position in the working world.

The program places special emphasis in preparing you to utilize large amounts of data available to professionals in government and business to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of government polices and business projects. 

Through a multidisciplinary approach to policy analysis involving economic courses, business courses, communication workshops and an exciting research project, you will have all of the tools and experiences needed to begin a career as an Economist.

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Total Courses: 39 credit hours (13 courses - 3 credit hours each)

(a) ECON-8210: Applied Microeconomics

  • ECON-8220: Applied Macroeconomics

  • ECON-8230: Mathematics for Applied Economics

  • ECON-8240: Applied Econometrics 1

  • ECON-8250: Applied Econometrics 2

  • ECON-8260: Business Communication

  • ECON-8270: Research Project in Economic Policy and Seminar

(b) Two of the following:

  • ECON-3730: International Economics: Trade

  • ECON-3740: International Economics: Finance

  • ECON-4160: Urban and Regional Economics

  • ECON-4300: Economics Analysis of Law

  • ECON-4600: Cost-Benefit Analysis

  • ECON-4860: Public Sector Economics: Finance

  • ECON-3350: Money and Banking

(c) Two of the following:

  • ECON-8100: International Economics

  • ECON-8500: Monetary Theory and Policy

  • ECON-8800: Models of Strategic Behavior

  • ECON-8940: Special Studies in Economics

  • ECON-8160: Labor Economics I

  • ECON-8910: Urban Economics

(d) Two of the following (offered by the Master of Management program):

  • BSMM-8110: Accounting Concepts and Techniques

  • Fall 2021 Academic Calendar 227

  • BSMM-8120: Finance in a Global Perspective

  • BSMM-8310: International Business

  • BSMM-8360: International Financial Reporting

  • BSMM-8370. International Financial Management

  • BSMM-8550: Domestic Transportation and International Shipping

Note the following:

  • To improve communication skills, students will be required to complete a course in Business Communication (offered by CEPE) with short modules spread throughout the program.

These modules are:

  • Term 1: Learning strategies in North American universities

  • Term 2: Norms of class participation, giving and receiving criticism graciously and productively

  • Term 3: Working in a team, including dealing with personality differences

  • Term 4: Training in using Linked-In

Students will be required to complete a policy project to fulfill the requirements of Research Project in Economic Policy. Topics would normally be of applied nature. Students would work on group projects involving statistical analysis and make group presentations.

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