How do we deal with the long term challenges from new technologies, globalisation, demographic shifts and environmental change? Are our current pension and healthcare systems strong enough to cope with an ageing population? What policies are required to achieve environmental sustainability - and who is responsible for taking action? If you are strongly motivated to contribute to just and effective decisions in economic policy-making, the Master’s in Economic Policy at Utrecht University School of Economics (U.S.E.) is the right choice for you.
Based on Utrecht University’s research expertise, this multidisciplinary Master’s gives you 360-degree picture of the importance of economic policy-making for business, government, and society.
Content of the programme
In the Master in Economic Policy you focus on
- the role of government policies in complex societal issues such as health care and insurance, sustainable economic growth, and energy transition;
- applying modern economics to societal questions such as labour market reform, inequality, and the future of health care.