Master's Thesis Economics

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2018/19
Vakcode EBM877A20
Vaknaam Master's Thesis Economics
Niveau(s) master
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester II (en semester I)
ECTS 20
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Master's Thesis Economics
Leerdoelen Upon completion of the course the student is able:
1. To find a research topic in one or more of the knowledge area(s) in Economics and to develop and motivate one or more relevant research questions.
2. To develop a methodology to answer the research question(s) in a systematic and scientific manner.
3. To collect data and to analyse and interpret these data with appropriate techniques.
4. To embed the research topic into the relevant academic literature.
5. To apply appropriate research methods.
6. To design a research plan and to manage the research project such that it is completed in due time.
7. To write a report in English on the research project.
Omschrijving Students write a research paper during a period of 3-5 months. This paper covers at least one subject within Economics as defined by the main themes of the Journal of Economic Literature. Students have to register for this “course”, which starts with an introductory lecture in the first week of semester 1 or semester 2. The paper needs to be finished before the end of the semester and has to be defended during an oral exam.
Uren per week
Onderwijsvorm afstudeeropdracht, zelfstudie
(Individual feedback)
Toetsvorm paper
Vaksoort master
Coördinator dr. R.M. Jong A Pin
Docent(en) dr. R.M. Jong A Pin
Entreevoorwaarden 20 EC within Master Economics.
Opmerkingen Info: Dr R.M. Jong-A-Pin, r.m.jong.a.pin@rug.nl
Secretary: Ms K.M. Vudinh, k.m.vudinh@rug.nl, room 5411.0734.
This course is offered in both semester I and semester II.
Detailed information can be found in the brochure "Manual for Master Thesis Economics" posted on Nestor. Students who want to write a combined thesis for the masters of Economics and of Finance need to hand in their proposal to the master thesis coordinator of Economics only and two weeks before the start of the semester.
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
DD MSc Economics - Universidad de Chile, Santiago (1,5-jarig)  (basisprogramma voor studenten uit Chili) 2 semester II verplicht
MSc Economics  (basisprogramma MSc Economics) 1 semester II verplicht