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 David Stern

David Stern is an energy and environmental economist whose research focuses on understanding the relationship between resource use and economic growth and development. He has investigated both the role of energy and resources in economic growth and the determinants of environmental impacts, especially air pollution and climate change. He is also interested in research assessment using meta-analysis and bibliometric techniques.

David is an associate editor of Ecological Economics, a research associate in CAMA and CCEP, and a participant of the Energy Change Institute.

For more information and a complete publication list please see Prof. Stern's website: David also maintains a blog, David Stern's Blog on Energy, the Environment, Economics, and the Science of Science.

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