Master of International and Development Economics

Duration: 1-2 year full time (subject to eligibility)

Applicants with a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 24 units (one semester) of credit.

Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 48 units (one year) of credit.

Credit may also be available for relevant work experience.

The Master of International and Development Economics provides students with world-class training in applied economics and its application to economic policy. In addition to courses in applied economic theory and econometrics, students are able to choose electives  to specialise in one or more of the following five streams.

  • International Trade, Growth and Finance
  • Banking, Monetary Policy and Economic Development
  • Environmental Economics, Natural Resource Policy and Development
  • Quantitative Methods and Economic Modelling
  • Business Development and Economic Policy in a Market Economy
For further information about the program or admission requirements please contact the program director:

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Senior Program Coordinator
Shuqun Zhao
T: +61 2 6125 0093

Program Director: Professor Robert Breunig

Professor Breunig is the Director of the International and Development Economics (IDEC) program at the Crawford School of Public Policy.

Bob has taught economics and econometrics at the Australian National University since 1998. He specialising in applying sophisticated econometric techniques to interesting problems in applied economics and is an expert on firm behaviour, childcare, women’s labour supply and panel data econometrics.

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