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Economics (Concentration in Statistics)

Virginia Commonwealth University

12 months
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25956 USD/year
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About

The Economics (Concentration in Statistics) program at Virginia Commonwealth University is designed to enhance the student’s abilities to use economic modeling to conduct applied analytical and econometric research. Students in this program are expected to demonstrate competence over a rigorous and current core curriculum in microeconomic and macroeconomic theory and in econometrics.

Overview

Program goal

Graduates of the Economics (Concentration in Statistics) program at Virginia Commonwealth University should be well-qualified to conduct applied economic analysis in either a government or corporate research setting. The program also is an excellent preparation for entry into a doctoral program in economics or finance.

Student learning outcomes

  • Students will be able to use a standard macroeconomic model to analyze the impact of a policy action on major macroeconomic variables.
  • Students will be able to use advanced microeconomic models to analyze the behavior of consumers and firms and the impact of public policy on economic welfare.
  • Students will understand the properties of the ordinary least squares estimator under different assumptions about the data-generating process encountered in economics.
  • Students will understand circumstances in which estimation of an econometric time series model is appropriate.
  • Students will understand the application of models appropriate for analysis of limited dependent variables encountered in economics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Calculus with Analytic Geometry 
  • Mathematical Economics
  • Econometrics
  • Advanced Microeconomic Theory
  • Advanced Macroeconomic Theory
  • Econometric Time-series Analysis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Personal statement
  • Academic documentation
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Additional academic requirements and regulations
  • Foreign transcripts
  • Financial certification
  • Application fee

Tuition Fee

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    25956 USD/year
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  • National

    25956 USD/year
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  • In-State

    12618 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 12618 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Richmond

1071 - 1750 USD /month
Living costs

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