Master 2 EA : Overview

The Master 2 in Economic Analysis is a joint program between University of Cergy-Pontoise and ESSEC Business School. It offers high quality training in economics in a one-year program, where all courses are taught in English. Its purpose is to prepare for further studies in a PhD program. Therefore, the program focuses on economic theory as well empirical methods. The content of the courses is available here.

This program is the sequel of the Master 1 Economie Quantitative from University of Cergy-Pontoise. The information on the Master 1, which is taught in French, can be found here.

The Master 2 in Economic Analysis is part of a Ph.D. program in Economics of ESSEC Business School, in partnership with University of Cergy-Pontoise. Students who have successfully completed the master program may demand admission to the Ph.D. program. They are also eligible to apply to the doctoral program at University of Cergy-Pontoise.

Students gain a mastery of quantitative methods (optimization, econometrics, simulation methods) and the basic concepts of the individual choice theory and the micro and macroeconomic equilibrium. Specialization courses address current and advanced research in applied fields.

The training in research follows international standards of scientific quality in economy. Fluency in English facilitates the research activity, which is international in nature.

The two partner institutions have a strong scientific visibility. According to international rankings, University of Cergy-Pontoise is among the very best French universities, while ESSEC is among the French business schools that are most active in research.