Get a solid analytical and critical grasp of new views. Be part of an advanced discussion in the philosophy, methodology, history and culture of economics, and go on to a research or academic career.
Master new literatures, issues, and perspectives. Focus on the theoretical and empirical analysis of evolutionary and institutional economics. Erasmus University is a first-rate university with a strong tradition in economics, located in bustling Rotterdam. The programme builds on a radition of research and teaching in philosophy and economics at the Erasmus Institute for Philosophy and Economics (EIPE).
Attend weekly seminars, and lectures by renowned experts. Take assignment-based courses in philosophy and economics. Do more advanced coursework in epistemology, ethics, the philosophy of science, and philosophical anthropology. Present your own work get the academic skills you need for further study as a junior researcher or a PhD candidate.
Core courses: Advanced Philosophy and Methodology of Economics; The Culture and Rhetoric of Economics; Foundations of New Institutional Economics and Evolutionary Economics; Empirical Studies in Institutional Economics. Optional courses: see http://www.eur.nl/fw/english/courses. Mini-courses: offered by visiting faulty. Miscellaneous: writing, presenting, and publishing.
To provide a thorough grounding in the main areas of the philosophy of economics together with the analytical and research skills required for further study as a junior researcher or PhD candidate.
The minimum requirement is a Bachelor's degree in economics or philosophy. Applicants with a Master's degree may take an accelerated programme.
TOEFL paper based: 600, TOEFL computer based: 250, TOEFL internet based: 100
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