Concentrations of MSEcon


These concentrations are not meant to be exclusive in terms of course requirements. Students can declare but one concentration that best fits their career ambitions as long as they fulfill the necessary course requirements.

  • General Economics
    Students can declare “General Economics” concentration if they do not wish to declare any other concentration.
  • Macro Financial Economics
    Students can declare “Macro Financial Economics” concentration if they have completed any three of the following     courses:
    i.    Banking Supervision and Regulation
    ii.   Contemporary Issues in Chinese Financial Development (Practitioner Workshops)
    iii.  Chinese Economy and Financial Markets
    iv.  Banks and Financial Institutions
    v.   Capital Markets
    vi.  International Financial Management
    vii. Public Economics and Finance
  • Quantitative Economics
    Students can declare “Quantitative Economics” concentration if they have completed any three of the following courses:
    i.     Applied Time Series Analysis
    ii.    Applied Econometrics
    iii.   Stochastic Models
    iv.   Chinese Economy and Financial Markets
    v.    Mining Massive Datasets
    vi.   Quantitative Risk Management
    vii.  International Financial Management
    viii. International Trade
    ix.   Health Economics
    x.    Labor Economics
  • International Business and Finance
    Students can declare “International Business and Finance” concentration if they have completed any three of the following courses:
    i.     Chinese Economy and Financial Markets
    ii.    International Trade
    iii.   International Financial Management
    iv.   Banks and Financial Institutions
    v.    Banking Supervision and Regulation
    vi.   Capital Markets
    vii.  Quantitative Risk Management
    viii. Public Economics and Finance
  • Managerial Economics
    Students can declare “Managerial Economics” concentration if they have completed any three of the following courses:
    i.     Game Theory and Auction Theory
    ii.    Industrial Organization
    iii.   International Trade
    iv.   Public Economics and Finance
    v.    Labor Economics
    vi.   Health Economics
    vii.  Contemporary Issues in Chinese Financial Development (Practitioner Workshops)

Students are expected to complete seven required courses and five elective courses within the normative study period, i.e. 18 months. Each course carries three credit units. All classes are conducted in English, while Chinese is used for local industrial exposure only.