Master of Arts in Economic Policy in Global Markets

This two-year program focuses on economic policy in the context of global markets. The main goal of this program is to provide students with an understanding of economic policy process and to provide them with analytical ability to evaluate policy making issues.

During the first year, students will focus on core courses in macroeconomics, microeconomics, quantitative analysis, and applied economic policy analysis as well as some optional courses. In the second year, students will be able to choose from a wide range of optional courses as for example Corporate Finance; Economic and Financial Regulations; Industrial Policy; Health Policy; Economic Policy in Emerging Markets.

Entry Requirements for the Program

In addition to meeting the General CEU Admissions Requirements, applicants to the MA in Economic Policy program must submit a 500-word typewritten essay introducing their research interest and explaining their academic/professional background. Applicants should indicate how further studies at CEU would help them achieve their future career goals.

Entry is open for students with undergraduate degree in economics or related fields, and also for students with undergraduate or master degrees from areas not directly related to economics. More information about the program will be announced in due course on the department’s website.


Title Instructor Credit
Antitrust Analysis and Policy Ádám Török 2.0
Academic and Policy Paper Writing 1 Vera Eliasova
Borbála Faragó
Academic and Policy Paper Writing 2 0.0
Agricultural Economics Jorges Nunez-Ferrer 1.0
Applied Econometrics Gábor Kőrösi 4.0
Banking and Financial Institutions- BS Peter Szilagyi 1.5
Behavioural Game Theory Christophe Heintz 2.0
Cognitive Science and Policy Making Christophe Heintz 2.0
Competition Policy: Economics in Applying European Competition Law Gergely Csorba 3.0
Contract Theory and Property Rights Ugo Pagano 2.0
Corporate Finance and Risk Management- BS Peter Szilagyi 1.5
Corporate Governance Almos Telegdy 2.0
Data Analysis for Economic Policy 1 Gábor Kézdi 2.0
Data Analysis for Economic Policy 2 Gábor Kézdi 2.0
Data Analysis for Economic Policy 3 Gábor Békés 2.0
Data Analysis for Economic Policy 4. Gábor Békés 2.0
Data and Network Visualization Roberta Sinatra 2.0
Data Mining and Big Data Analysis Fosca Giannotti
Dino Pedreschi
Economics of Regulation Gergely Csorba 2.0
Experimental Research Methods József Fiser 2.0
Fiscal Policy in Practice Balázs Romhányi 4.0
Fixed Income Analysis- BS Peter Szilagyi 1.5
Global Economy: Emergence and Current Issues #1 Julius Horváth 2.0
Global Economy: Emergence and Current Issues #2 Gerardo Della Paolera 2.0
Global Financial Markets Adam Zawadowski 4.0
Health Economics Anikó Bíró 2.0
Health Policy Peter Mihalyi 3.0
Intermediate Econometrics Robert Lieli 4.0
International Economic Policy Jacek Rostowski 3.0
Introduction into Quantitative Methods: Mathematics Gábor Révész 0.0
Introduction to Data Analysis for Economic Policy Gábor Kézdi 0.0
Labor Economics John Sutherland Earle
Almos Telegdy
Labor Economics and Policy John Sutherland Earle
Almos Telegdy
Latex Laszlo Csirmaz 2.0
Macro Policies and Institutions George Kopits 2.0
Macroeconomics and Public Finance Lajos Bokros 4.0
Macroeconomics for Economic Policy Attila Rátfai 4.0
Matrix Computations with Applications Pál Hegedűs 3.0
Microeconomics for Economic Policy 1. Alessandro De Chiara 2.0
Microeconomics for Economic Policy 2. Alessandro De Chiara 2.0
New Era of Fiscal Councils: The Case of Europe Ludovit Ódor 2.0
Political Economy of the EU László Csaba 4.0
PROBABILITY 1 Tóth Imre Péter 3.0
Program Evaluation Gábor Kézdi 4.0
Scientific Python Roberta Sinatra 3.0
Social networks Balazs Vedres 4.0
The Economics of Underdevelopment István Kónya 2.0
Theory of Algorithms István Miklós 3.0
Transition Economics Lajos Bokros 4.0