This specialisation includes a core curriculum common to the
whole Master’s, specific subjects related to Public Sector
Economics, courses and input by professionals relative to each of
the tracks. Overall, M2 is taught in English, with the possible
exception of certain courses given by professionals.
The teaching is organised in such a way as to reinforce
professional aspects, featuring in particular :
- Oral presentations and/or case studies to be performed,
- Contacts with professionals according to track.
Admission to the second year of the Master’s (M2) is based on
scholastic record, after examination by the Head of Studies. All
students who have completed the first year of a Master in Economics
(M1) or an equivalent qualification are eligible to apply. Special
attention is paid to M1 results in the fundamental subjects that
are a pre-requisite to the chosen programme. Students who completed
their M1 at AMSE are thus particularly well placed to obtain
admission to the second year of the AMSE Master’s.
This specialisation is aimed at students who have successfully
completed an M1 containing the desirable and compulsory
pre-requisites for the course and that has clearly provided them
with solid skills in economics, econometrics, probabilities and
statistics and mathematics.
Students with an M1 of this description, from French or foreign
universities, will be recruited.
Students must have solid skills in quantitative techniques
(statistics, econometrics, mathematics) as well as a thorough
knowledge of a statistical software package (of the Stata, SAS or R
type), for this specialisation as a whole. They must also meet
basic pre-requisites in microeconomics or in health economics (for
the “health” track). A good knowledge of English is generally
Other desirable skills
Knowledge of public sector economics is desirable for this
specialisation as a whole, and familiarity with formal calculation
software like Maple is a plus.