Master of Economics

University of New Brunswick
Health economics
Course outline: 

The MA Economics Program includes two streams: (i) Research-Based Stream (RBS) and (ii) Course-Based Stream (CBS). RBS consists of eight one-term graduate courses and a Master's Report while CBS consists of 10 graduate courses. Applicants should declare their preferred stream at the time of application. Once in the program, students can apply for a change in their stream based on academic performance.

The foundations of the MA program is a core of courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics and quantitative methods. Courses in regional economic development, transportation economics, environmental economics, health economics, industrial organization, public policy and applied econometrics are regularly offered. For both the RBS and CBS there are two options in terms of the duration and content of the program: one-year program and two-year program.

We generally have about 30 students in the program. Students have access to working or researching in the Policy Studies Centre under the leadership of the Vaughan Chair in Regional Economics (Dr. Herb Emery), and also the NB-IRDT (New Brunswick Institute of Research, Data and Training), headed by Dr. Ted McDonald.

Research Areas

  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Regional Development
  • Industrial Organization
  • Labour Economics
  • Environmental Economics
  • Transportation Economics
  • Health Economics
  • Public Policy
  • Financial Economics
Type of training: 
Master's degree
Delivery mode: 
Face to face
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