Master's Program in Economic Analysis

This is a two-year program taught exclusively in English by faculty of western Ph.D. economists and economic policy leaders. The program offers unique skills in economic and financial modeling and analysis that prepare students of the program to work effectively as economists in decision-making and advisory positions in their home country, or to apply to Ph.D. programs abroad. This training is an ideal preparation for positions that require a high level of analytical sophistication like research-oriented and analytical functions in international organizations or business, as well as for further study at international Ph.D. programs. 


Program at a glance:


 

Duration: 

2 years




 

Language: 

English


Start: 

September 1, 2018




 

Format: 

Full-time



Degree: 

University of Houston
MA in Economics



 

Faculty: 

Globally trained




Tuition waivers: 


90% tuition waivers (up to 10)
80% 
tuition waivers (up to 10)
50% tuition waivers (up to 10)

 

Special support: 


Scholarships and leaving
support for students
from regions (up to 20)




 Application deadline: March 14, 2018



What will you get at the end of the program?


Hard skills:


 

Soft skills:


- Quantitative and qualitative
data analysis
- R
- Stata
- Matlab
- Modelling economic and
financial processes
- Policy analysis
- Academic and applied
research skills
- Academic writing
- Evidence-based decision making

 

- Problem solving
- Team work
- Critical thinking
- Time management
- Stress resistance
- Analytical reasoning
- Presentation skills




At the end of the program you will:


you will be able to apply advanced analytical tools to analyze important business and police questions

 


be well prepared for the Ph.D. and other graduate studies at leading universities worldwide


 


be well equipped for jobs with a high level of analytical sophistication, both in the private and public sector





What will you study?

First-Year Courses

Miniterm I:

- Macroeconomics I
- Mathematics for
Economists I
- Statistics and Econometrics I
- English Language


 

Miniterm II:

- Macroeconomics II
- Microeconomics I
- Statistics and Econometrics II
- English Language


Miniterm III:

- Microeconomics II
- Macroeconomics III
- Mathematics for
Economists II
- Statistics and Econometrics III


 

Miniterm IV:

- Microeconomics III
- Mathematics for
Economists III
- Statistics and Econometrics IV
- English Language


Miniterm V:

- Microeconomics IV
- Macroeconomics IV
- Mathematics for
Economists IV
- English Language

 





Second-Year Courses

Miniterm I:

- Game Theory
- Analysis of Agri-Food Markets and Policy
- Procurement Workshop
- Economics of cryptocurrencies and blockchain
- Research Workshop


 

Miniterm II:

- Health Economics 
- Policy Analysis I
- KSE/NBU Monetary Policy Workshop
- Research Workshop 


Miniterm III:

- Advanced Econometrics 
- Financial Economics: Financial Instruments
- Data Analysis and Visualization in R/International Political Economy
- Research Workshop 


 

Miniterm IV:

- Policy Analysis II
- Behavioral Economics and Finance
- Big Data Analysis Workshop 
- English Language
- Research Workshop 


Miniterm V:

- Advanced Financial Economics
- Labor Economics
- Big Data in Python
- Thesis Workshop

 

   






Who will teach you?

Associate Professors:


PhD, University of Wisconsin Madison
(USA)


PhD, University of Michigan
(USA)



Assistant Professors:

  


Elena Besedina
PhD, Bocconi University (Italy)


Olga Kupets
PhD, Institute of Demography and Social Studies (Ukraine)


Oleg Nivievskyi
PhD, Georg August
University (Germany)


Maksym Obrizan
PhD, University of Iowa
(USA)



Volodymyr Vakhitov
PhD, University of Kentucky
(USA)


Hanna Vakhitova
PhD, University of Kentucky
(USA)


Olesia Verchenko
PhD, University of Virginia
(USA)



Visiting professors:


Denys Nizalov
Associate Lecturer at the University of Kent, UK
PhD, Michigan State University
(USA)


Simone Raudino
PhD, The University
of Hong Kong




 Financial support

Most students at the Economic Analysis program receive scholarships that cover full or partial tuition fee. 

  • Scholarships

    For 2018/2019 academic year, KSE provides for first-year students:

    - Up to 10 tuition waivers, that covers 90% fee for 10 best students upon the results of scholarship exams on March 17, 2018
    - Up to 10 tuition waivers, that covers 80% fee for 10 best students upon the results of scholarship exams on July 6, 2018
    - Up to 10 partial tuition waivers, that covers 50% tuition fee (€1500) upon the results of scholarship exams on March 17 and July 6, 2018
  • Special support program "Talents from regions"

    KSE aims to give applicants from regional universities similar access to high quality education and boost their prospects of successful business or academic careers afterwards. That is why in 2018/19 academic year the School will provide up to 20 merit-based full scholarships to study in the two-year MA Program in Economic Analysis, and also grants for their living expenses in Kyiv (a dormitory and a monthly stipend) for students from regions. 

  • Deferred tuition

    Kyiv School of Economics gives an opportunity to defer payment in case of a strong financial need.

    Deferral of tuition payments is a special kind of financial support that allows students to postpone payment of the KSE tuition. Student can submit request for the deferral after the first miniterm of study at KSE. 



 Tuition fee

The tuition fee paid by a student is €3,000 per year*. Payments are done in five instalments during the academic year. 

Students who would also wish to receive the University of Houston MA Degree in Economics upon their graduation from the Program will also need to cover the UH fee for this degree – €1500.

* The full cost of providing education at the KSE MA Program in Economic Analysis is €10,000 a year, students of the program automatically receive a scholarship in the amount of €7,000 which is funded by the KSE donors.




Admission timeline:



March 17, 2018

KSE General 90% Scholarship
Test for applicants of the MA
Program in Economic Analysis
(first wave)
 


July 6, 2018 

KSE General 80% Scholarship
Test for applicants of the MA
Program in Economic Analysis
(second wave) 


July 2-26, 2018

Documents submission
to become a master program
student






For futher information regarding Master's Programs please contact:


Natalia Zaika

Head of the Academic Affairs Department

masters@kse.org.ua
067 434 7168

 


Vitalii Zaiets

Academic Affairs Coordinator

masters@kse.org.ua
067 434 7163


+38 067 434 7163