LMEPP – Two-year Master's program in Economics and Public Policy – Alma Mater Sturdiorum - Università di Bologna
Looking for an opportunity to build skills in the economic analysis and the quantitative evaluation of public policy? Apply for admission to the University of Bologna’s 2-year Master’s program in Economics and Public Policy (LMEPP), curriculum Policy Analysis and Evaluation (PAE). The program is offered by the Department of Economics, a top economics department in Italy. Low tuition fees. Scholarships are available for the best applicants.
This program aims at training people who are able to understand the economic rationale, the design, and the quantitative evaluation of micro-level public policies that target social and economic issues like poverty and inequality, the environment, economic development, social security and taxation, competition and market regulation, education, work, and international trade.
The program allows you to build analytical skills for a career as a public sector official or consultant, studying in an international program, and interacting with first-class instructors. You will learn, in particular, the economic principles and the econometric tools that are used in the quantitative evaluation of public policy.
You should enroll in this course if you are interested in understanding the economics of public policy and its econometric evaluation and if you pursue a career in the public administration, international organizations, or consulting.
First-year courses include: Introductory Economics and Statistics; optional courses in economics and statistics; Fundamentals of Public Economics; Cost-Benefit Analysis; Market Regulation and Competition Policy; Economic Statistics; Econometrics; Econometric Methods for Policy Evaluation; Public Administration Management Negotiation and Bargaining; Public Economic Law; Python and R for economists.
Second year courses include: Field Experiments for Policy Evaluation, Introduction to Machine Learning for Economists, and elective courses that will allow students to specialize in areas that they are mostly interested in, such as Development Economics and Policy, Education Economics and Policy, Environmental Economic Policy, Inequality, Poverty and Public Policy, Labor Economics and Policy, Social Security and Private Saving, Tax Policy, Trade Economics and Policy, Economics of Regulation.
For information on application procedures, see https://corsi.unibo.it/2cycle/EconomicsPolicy/how-to-enrol
There are 3 application intakes per academic year:
Intake 1: 25th January – 29th February 2024
Intake 2: 14th March – 18th April 2024
Intake 3: 09th May - 13th June 2024
Piazza Scaravilli, 2
40126 Bologna , Italy