Paris School Of Economics

Introduction

The Paris School of Economics is a French research center of international standing in Economics, resulting from the merger of leading research and teaching institutions. It brings together more than 500 students enrolled in Master’s and PhD programmes. PSE offers highly selective programmes, entirely in English, leading to careers in teaching and research, business, public administration or international organizations.

Faculty members are international experts in their research field: François Bourguignon, Bernard Caillaud, Christophe Chamley, Andrew Clark, Daniel Cohen, Olivier Compte, Gabrielle Demange, Thierry Foucault, Pierre-Yves Geoffard, Roger Guesnerie, Philippe Jehiel, Karen Macours, David Martimort, Eric Maurin, Barbara Petrongolo, Thomas Piketty, Romain Rancière, Gilles Saint-Paul, Thierry Verdier, Ekaterina Zhuravskaya...

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Master Analysis and Policy in Economics APE

Campus Full time September 2017 France Paris

The APE Programme offers high-level, research oriented courses in theoretical and applied economics. It is well-established as one of the leading graduate programmes in Economics in Europe, and many of its former students hold positions in top European [+]

The APE Programme offers high-level, research oriented courses in theoretical and applied economics. It is well-established as one of the leading graduate programmes in Economics in Europe, and many of its former students hold positions in top European and U.S. universities, as well as in international organizations, public administrations and central banks. The APE programme is jointly organized by a number of top French academic institutions: EHESS, ENS, ENSAE, Ecole des Ponts Paris-Tech and HEC. APE students benefit from the research environment of the Paris School of Economics, internationally recognized as leader in public policy evaluation, labor economics and economic theory. In terms of the curriculum, the APE graduate programme offers a wide range of courses thanks to the diversity of the academic institutions involved. For students who receive the masters degree, the primary career paths are non-academic positions in public administrations, banks and insurance companies as Economists, Analysts and Statisticians - as well as resuming in a PhD programme. Career Opportunities For students with the Master’s degree, many choose to continue studying within a PhD programme (at PSE or else). Other enter directly the professional world as economist and statistician in national administrations in France and other countries, or in international organizations, bank and insurance companies. The career opportunities for young PhDs are academic positions in French or international universities, research institutions and international organizations. Students benefit from the excellence of the PSE when entering the Academic Job Market. APE Master’s Programme: Detailed Curriculum The APE Master’s programme is a two-year programme corresponding to the two-year coursework of U.S. Ph.D. programmes. It can lead to the PSE-Doctoral programme. All compulsory courses and most elective courses are offered in English. The first year of the Master’s programme (year M1) is mostly devoted to basic and methodological courses in micro and macro-economics, econometrics and economic history. During the second year of the Master’s programme (year M2), APE students choose advanced courses from a wide range of areas covering all major fields of specialisation (economic theory, industrial organization, macroeconomics, public and labor economics, development economics, and finance) and write a Master’s dissertation. Application deadlines For September 2015: Applications before 6th March 2015 for an answer mid-April or before 29th May 2015 for an answer mid- July [-]

Master Empirical and Theoretical Economics ETE

Campus Full time September 2017 France Paris

The Empirical and Theoretical Economics (ETE) Master’s Programme of the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and the Paris School of Economics [+]

The Empirical and Theoretical Economics (ETE) Master’s Programme of the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and the Paris School of Economics offers graduate economic training tailored to the needs of students preparing themselves for: - Positions in academic research and teaching; - Positions in government agencies and international organizations, banks and financial institutions, as well as non-profit organizations. Graduate-level Economics degrees are acquired through a Master or a Ph.D Objectives The teaching programme of the Master aims to provide a deep understanding of: - The methods of microeconomic and macroeconomic theory; - The theory and the practice of econometrics; - A deep knowledge of the international trade, international finance and economic geography theories. The following applications of these tools to: - the elaboration and evaluation of macro- and micro-economic policies, - international trade and globalization, - labor economics, economics of family and demography - industrial organization, - economic behavior under uncertainty, Further objectives are to undertake this training in a demanding and active research environment providing a wide variety of research seminars. But also to develop individual research skills under the supervision of well-published researchers, and develop individual writing skills through various memoirs and a Master’s dissertation. Career Opportunities For students with the Master’s degree, non-academic positions such as economist or statistician in national administrations in France, Europe and other countries, international organisations, bank and insurance companies will be the main career opportunities. The career opportunities for young PhDs are academic positions in French or international universities, research institutions and international organisations. Students will benefit from the excellence of the PSE research units when entering the Academic Job Market. Application Deadlines for September 2015 - Foreign students: between 16th and 29th March 2015 - French students: M1: 30th March-10 April 2015, M2 : 4th-16th May 2015 ETE Master Fees Fees are around 250 euros per year, in addition to approximately 210 euros for social security (for those under the age of 28). Studying at PSE is free of any additional fees. [-]

Master Public Policy and Development PPD

Campus Full time September 2017 France Paris

The APE Programme offers high-level, research oriented courses in theoretical and applied economics. It is well-established as one of the leading graduate programmes in Economics in Europe, and many of its former students hold positions in top European and [+]

The APE Programme offers high-level, research oriented courses in theoretical and applied economics. It is well-established as one of the leading graduate programmes in Economics in Europe, and many of its former students hold positions in top European and U.S. universities, as well as in international organizations, public administrations and central banks. The APE programme is jointly organized by a number of top French academic institutions: EHESS, ENS, ENSAE, Ecole des Ponts Paris-Tech and HEC. APE students benefit from the research environment of the Paris School of Economics, internationally recognized as leader in public policy evaluation, labor economics and economic theory. In terms of the curriculum, the APE graduate programme offers a wide range of courses thanks to the diversity of the academic institutions involved. For students who receive the masters degree, the primary career paths are non-academic positions in public administrations, banks and insurance companies as Economists, Analysts and Statisticians - as well as resuming in a PhD programme. Career Opportunities For students with the Master’s degree, many choose to continue studying within a PhD programme (at PSE or else). Other enter directly the professional world as economist and statistician in national administrations in France and other countries, or in international organizations, bank and insurance companies. The career opportunities for young PhDs are academic positions in French or international universities, research institutions and international organizations. Students benefit from the excellence of the PSE when entering the Academic Job Market. APE Master’s Programme: Detailed Curriculum The APE Master’s programme is a two-year programme corresponding to the two-year coursework of U.S. Ph.D. programmes. It can lead to the PSE-Doctoral programme. All compulsory courses and most elective courses are offered in English. The first year of the Master’s programme (year M1) is mostly devoted to basic and methodological courses in micro and macro-economics, econometrics and economic history. During the second year of the Master’s programme (year M2), APE students choose advanced courses from a wide range of areas covering all major fields of specialisation (economic theory, industrial organization, macroeconomics, public and labor economics, development economics, and finance) and write a Master’s dissertation. Application Deadlines for September 2015 Applications before 6th March 2015 for an answer mid-April or before 29th May 2015 for an answer mid- July. The probability of acceptance is equal whether you apply in March or May*. However, we encourage foreign candidates to apply in March to have more time to better prepare their stay in Paris. From a formal point of view, APE Master’s students are registered at the EHESS. The final degrees are thus delivered by the EHESS. *Applications rejected in March will not be reconsidered in May APE Master’s Fees Fees are around 250 euros per year, in addition to approximately 210 euros for social security (for those under the age of 28). Studying at PSE is free of any additional fees. [-]