Economic Evaluation Project
This module provides you with the framework within which to develop your full project (dissertation) from the proposal submitted as part of the Research Methods module. The majority of projects undertaken by MSc students would be expected to involve an empirical component and appropriate quantitative analysis. Projects undertaken by MA students are likely to be of a more applied nature, possibly issue or problem-based.
Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy
This module reviews the historical evolution of macroeconomic policy and, through a review of the theoretical and empirical literature, develops the analytical framework of macroeconomics underpinning contemporary macroeconomic policy.
Microeconomic Analysis and Policy
You will review theoretical and empirical microeconomic approaches in order to shed light on business decision-making and microeconomic policy in mixed economies.
This module aims to enhance your knowledge and competence of the research process, and the application of research methods in the area of applied economics.
Strategy and Appraisal in Economics
This module applies the theoretical tools, concepts and methodology of economics to private and public sector scenarios, with an emphasis on communicating and appraising policy and strategy options.
Through this module you will cover a range of data analysis methods and concepts.
Economic Policy Perspectives
This module explores the theory of behavioural economics and its applications to public policy. It uses a theoretical framework, combining both social and private perspectives, to support decision making and understand the policy implications of the behavioural aspects of economic choices.
This module reviews the theoretical literature in this field and examines the central role that knowledge, entrepreneurship, technology and innovation play in supporting business expansion and shaping government economic policies.
Providing you with the techniques and critical insights needed to effectively analyse topics in labour economics, this module uses practical applications to explore the value and limitations of theory and empirics in the field.