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International and Development Economics, M.A.

University: HTW Berlin - University of Applied Sciences for Engineering and Economics

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3 Semester

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Full-time studies


1000 € / Year


Development Economics is a branch of economics that deals with analyzing the development processes of the economies in third world countries. Students learn about world problems, like poverty, and what policies are effective. They examine various economic issues through methods learned in technical and analytical training, and through research, they gain understanding of issues like inequality, migration, education, environment and others. Subjects taught in Development Economics programs usually include Econometrics, Quantitative Methods, Growth and Development, Public Finance, Micro and Macroeconomics, Economic Data Analysis, Policy Analysis, Agricultural Economics and Marketing, and more. Students develop the skills needed to engage in economic issues and debates, like critical and analytical thinking, problem-solving skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, methodical skills, and knowledge in a variety of topics. Graduates have great job prospects in areas like banking, consulting, business, government and academia. They can work as financial analysts, development agents, project coordinators, policy analysts, financial managers, international economists, research scientists, development assistants, partnership developers, and many more.

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For this program, a specific Bachelor´s degree is needed.