Master of International and Development Economics

Master of International and Development Economics

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Improve the impact of economic policies for trade, finance, development and the environment with advanced economic analysis.

  • A degree designed to fast-track your career in key national economic departments and global institutions
  • World-class training in applied economics and its use in policy-making
  • Diverse choice of electives to provide pathways for specialisation

If your goal is to improve policy-making processes with advanced economic-analysis skills, then this graduate degree is for you. With world-class training in applied economics and econometrics, you will learn to apply key analytical frameworks to influence economic policies for trade, finance, development and the environment.

Through your choice of electives, you will have the opportunity to cultivate a distinguished and specialist skill set in the field of international and development economics. This will prepare you for worldwide senior policy officer and management roles.

The program offers three specialisations as follows:

  • Development Policy: develop your analytical understanding of the economic principles and politics underlying development policies.
  • Economies of Asia and the Pacific: acquire a comprehensive understanding of the economic, trade and development issues relevant to developing and managing long-term policy and programs in the Asia Pacific.
  • International Trade and Finance: become equipped with advanced learning in trade and finance theory, together with applied quantitative analysis and the ability to interpret trade and financial data.

View the full degree program structure, admission requirements and academic information.

To find out more, contact us at crawford.enquiries@anu.edu.au today.

Degree structure

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Shape your degree

Students can choose from a wide variety of courses offered by the economics program, the public policy program at Crawford School, and other parts of ANU. By choosing particular courses, students can create their own professional focus. The combinations listed here are illustrative. Courses can be combined across different professional focus and there are many more electives available than shown below.

Development Policy

IDEC8026 Quantitative Policy Impact Evaluation
IDEC8022 Economic Development
IDEC8007 Aid and Development Policy
IDEC8081 The Economics of Incentives and Institutions
IDEC8031 Development and Environmental Planning in Developing Economies
IDEC8028 The Microeconomics of Development
IDEC8088 Cost-Benefit Analysis: Principles and Practice
POGO8004 Poverty Reduction
POGO8095 Development Policy and Practice
POGO8082 Political Institutions and Policy Processes
POGO8101 Policy Process and Analysis

Economies of Asia and the Pacific

IDEC8010 Quantitative International Economics
IDEC8009 Trade, Development and the Asia-Pacific Economy
ECON8049 Southeast Asia Economic Policy and Development
IDEC8012 Monetary Policy and Central Banking in the Asia Pacific
IDEC8021 The Chinese Economy
IDEC8022 Economic Development
POGO8220 Issues in Japanese Policy

International Trade and Finance

IDEC8010 Quantitative International Economics
IDEC8014 Quantitative Financial Economics
ECON8015 International Economics
ECON8006 International Trade Theory
FINM7044 Applied Valuation
FINM7045 Asian Capital Markets
FINM8007 Topics in International Finance
FINM8016 Portfolio Construction
IDEC8083 The Role of Financial Markets and Instruments for Economic Management and Development
IDEC8009 Trade, Development and the Asia-Pacific Economy
IDEC8127 Modelling the Global Economy: Techniques and Policy Implications
POGO8213 The Global Trading System
POGO8015 Foreign Direct Investment Policy

Duration

1-2 year/s full time depending on credit

Admission requirements

A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 5/7.

Applicants with a Bachelor’s 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.

Cognate disciplines

If you have prior study in one of the following cognate disciplines, you may be eligible for credit towards your degree:

Applied Economics; Econometrics; Economic Policy; Economics; Engineering; Mathematics; or Statistics.

View the full degree program structure, admission requirements and academic information.

Academics

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Kym Anderson

Professor of Economics, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics

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Shiro Armstrong

Director, Australia-Japan Research Centre; Director, East Asian Bureau of Economic Research; and Fellow, Crawford School

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Prema-chandra Athukorala

Professor of Economics, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School of Public Policy

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Robert Breunig

Professor

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Paul Burke

Fellow

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Hoang Long Chu

Senior Lecturer, Crawford School of Public Policy

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Creina Day

Deputy Head, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics

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Xue Sarah Dong

Research Fellow

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Matthew Dornan

Research Fellow and Deputy Director, Development Policy Centre

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Ippei Fujiwara

Professor of Macroeconomics

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Quentin Grafton

Professor; Chairholder UNESCO Chair in Water Economics and Transboundary Water Governance

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Hal Hill

H.W. Arndt Professor of Southeast Asian Economies

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Stephen Howes

Professor of Economics
Director, Development Policy Centre

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Room: 7 Liversidge Street

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Yiping Huang

Adjunct Professor

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Raghbendra Jha

Rajiv Gandhi Professor of Economics and Executive Director Australia South Asia Research Centre, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics

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Kaliappa Kalirajan

Professor of Economics

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Tom Kompas

Director, Australian Centre for Biosecurity and Environmental Economics (ACBEE); Chief Investigator, Centre of Excellence for Biosecurity Risk Analysis (CEBRA), University of Melbourne.

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Blane Lewis

Senior Research Fellow, Head of Indonesia Project, Editor Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies (BIES)

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Yuk Chu (Amy) Liu

Senior Lecturer, Graduate Studies in International and Development Economics

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Warwick McKibbin

Professor and Director, ANU Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis (CAMA) in the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University (ANU)

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Reneé McKibbin (Fry)

Professor

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Hoa Nguyen

Research Fellow

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Tatsuyoshi Okimoto

Associate Professor of Finance

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Arianto Patunru

Fellow, The Arndt-Corden Department of Economics; Policy Engagement Coordinator, The Indonesia Project

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Van Ha Pham

Research Fellow

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Budy P Resosudarmo

Associate Professor, The Arndt-Corden Department of Economics

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Richard Rigby

Professorial Fellow

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Ligang Song

Associate Professor and Director, China Economy Program

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Robert Sparrow

Honorary Senior Lecturer, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics

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David Stern

Professor, Director International and Development Economics

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Anthony Swan

Research Fellow, Development Policy CentreLecturer, International Development and Economics (IDEC) program

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Room: Room 5, 7 Liversidge st (Development Policy Centre cottage)

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Carmen Voigt-Graf

Visiting Fellow, Development Policy Centre

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Grant Walton

Research Fellow, Development Policy Centre

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Terence Wood

Research Fellow, Development Policy Centre

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Room: R.1, 7 Liversidge (Bld 70)

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Ying Xu

Research Associate, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis (CAMA)

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