Discover the MSc Econometrics programme and tracks
In this Master's programme, you can choose one of our 4 tracks.
Complexity and Economic Behaviour
Learn to understand the complex calculations that govern markets and pricing structures and e.g. how to develop a redistribution model of research funding.
Correlate and interpret the petabytes of data, generated every day by social media and the internet, and learn e.g. how to predict flight arrival delays
Explore economic complexity using real data and statistical tools to analyse economic or business problems. E.g. investigate churn behaviour of War Child charity donors.
Study the techniques used to analyse financial markets. E.g. analyse the impact of Trump’s tweets.
Top-5 reasons to study Econometrics at Amsterdam School of Economics
- Excellent career prospects
Econometrists and data scientists are in high demand. Your internationally recognised MSc degree qualifies you for a career in both the business and non-profit sector.
- Create your own MSc
Follow your interests and choose 1 of 4 tracks. Specialise in econometric theory, data science, economic market behaviour or financial market analysis.
- Apply advanced theory to real-life cases
Get solid training in computer programme-based execution and implementation of mathematical and statistical methods.
- Multi-disciplinary Master's
You can follow one of our Double Degree MSc programmes, to pursue a Master’s degree in both Econometrics and Mathematics.
- Highly recommended by our students
Our students value our small classrooms, approachable lecturers and tight student community.
In the MSc Econometrics you will be trained in several disciplines. Statistical modelling, estimation and testing of economic models and in using economic and financial time series data. After finishing this Master's, you will have everything you need to advise on the effect of economic policies or shape a business strategy with help of data analysis. In the MSc Econometrics you can become an expert in your specialist field of choice (track). If you want to pursue a Master’s degree in both Econometrics and Mathematics, you can follow one of our Double Degree MSc programmes.
Watch Ramon's review of the MSc in Econometrics.
Graduates can be found in a wide variety of private and public organisations, such as:
- financial institutions and banks
- research departments of large public and private organisations
- public agencies
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Is the Master’s in Econometrics for you?
Econometrists help solve economic and societal questions by analysing real data through mathematical and statistical models. In the MSc Econometrics we train you to programme these models and interpret their outcome effectively. If you recognise yourself in the following profile, Econometrics could be the right choice for you:
- You have a strong background in mathematics, statistics, and econometrics.
- You are interested in economics and societal issues.
- You are capable of working independently and in groups.
- You show initiative.
- You are fluent in English.
Dolf Noordman: 'I wanted to be an architect when I was a kid. Now I operate as a Machine Learning Engineer. The academic way of tackling a problem, something I learned during my studies, is something I still use a lot.'