Economic Sciences

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

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The faculty of the Department of Economic Sciences will offer three new e-Masters programs beginning from January 2023. The programs are targeted at entry and mid-level professionals and involve hands-on learning combining deep formal rigour and an intensely practical approach. A brief description of the three programs follows - for more details on the curriculum, application timeline and eligibility criteria, please click on the link below specific to each degree.

1. eMasters in Economics and Finance in Business

The popularity of data-driven business decision-making has made economic sciences highly suited for business intelligence, consultancy, and regulations. To meet the growing demand of professionals, this program offers a unique opportunity to learn economics and finance from business intelligence and decision-making perspectives. The blended modules on data analytics, finance, and core economic theories are one of the salient features of this program. The program offers a unique opportunity for business professionals to grasp the practical understanding of different economic tools and pricing mechanisms.

2. eMasters in Economics, Finance & Data Analysis

The wide application of mathematical and data analysis tools in modern economics has made it an attractive stream. This program offers a unique opportunity to learn economics and finance with strong exposure to quantitative economics and data analysis skills. The program is designed to suit the industry-specific demands in the banking, financial services, and consultancy domains. . The program is also helpful for data science enthusiasts who want to sharpen their understanding of the functioning of the economy and society.

3. eMasters in Economics, Finance & Public Policy

Understanding the recent developments in economic and financial policies has always been the foremost priority of regulators and policymakers. The dynamism of economic policy needs special training and focused analysis. This program, in this regard, offers a skill-based learning opportunity for policymakers and regulators working with central and state ministries/departments. This program is unique as it provides the learning opportunity and shape-up the thought process on different aspects of public policy planning and implementation-specific modules on public policy, public finance, program evaluation, and applied macroeconomics and finance.