The mission of the Economics Master’s program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is to provide students training to prepare for a rigorous Ph.D. program in economics or to acquire sophisticated theoretical and quantitative skills to be competitive in the job market.
The learning outcomes for the Economics Master’s program are:
1. Demonstrates understanding of core economic principles and theories in microeconomics, macroeconomics, and econometrics.
2. Uses econometric methods to communicate empirical questions in writing.
3. Conducts empirical research following ethical principles of the discipline for using sources.
The purpose of this guide is to provide a concise description of the program’s requirements and procedures. Additional details about various aspects of the program can be found on the websites linked to this guide.