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Economics, Behaviour and Policy

Master

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How to make smarter, more effective economic policy? Looking at psychology and sociology in economic theory and policy design will bridge the gap between theory and practice.Make smarter, more effective economic policy. In this specialisation, you learn to analyse and design behaviour-proof economic policy for governments and public or private organisations.* This specialisation deals with a broad spectrum of policy issues, ranging from innovation policy, voter and consumer behaviour, to issues such as policy for gender equality or happiness.* This specialisation develops skills needed for data-driven and behaviour-proof economic policy, embedded strongly both in theory and practice. You will learn the methods and tools needed to design and evaluate policies that will make a difference to people’s lives.* You will gain a strong background in both mainstream and heterodox (i.e. non-mainstream) economic theories, augmented by behavioural insights. In this way, your perspective on economic policy, and how to make it more effective, will be expanded by knowledge from disciplines that include psychology, public choice and sociology.* This specialisation combines learning with research: your lecturers are researchers who incorporate the latest findings into their teaching. As a student, using behavioural insights, you will carry out research, analyse, design and debate economic poli

Language

English

Title

Master of Science

Duration

1 year

ECTS credits

Accreditation

NVAO

Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2024/2025

€ 2,530


Admission

Application requirements

You will need a completed academic Bachelor's degree in Economics or a related discipline.

Unless the requirements at http://www.ru.nl/opleidingen/master/economics-behaviour-and-policy/admission/) are met, a language test is required: A TOEFL score of ≥90, with subscores not lower than 18; A IELTS score of ≥6.5, with subscores not lower than 6.0; Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) or Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) with a mark of C or higher.

Only for students with a foreign Bachelor's degree.

Language requirements

C1
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English
6.5
IELTS overall band
90
TOEFL internet based

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Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
1 Sep '24 1 May '24 1 Apr '24
1 Sep '25 1 May '25 1 Apr '25

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