Data, Economics, and Development Policy

Department of Economics

Master of Applied Science in Data, Economics, and Development Policy

The Master of Applied Science in Data, Economics, and Development Policy degree requires a minimum of 109 units of subject credit. The subject requirements for this program are described below.

Subject Requirements

Through a proctored examination process, students receive advanced standing credit for the following MIT subjects which constitute the first semester of the program.
14.01Principles of Microeconomics12
14.310Data Analysis for Social Scientists12
14.73The Challenge of World Poverty12
14.740Foundations of Development Policy12
Students complete the following subjects in residence, constituting the second semester of the program. 1
14.320Econometric Data Science12
14.750Political Economy and Economic Development12
orĀ 14.760 Firms, Markets, Trade and Growth
Select one of the following:12
Microeconomic Theory and Public Policy
Psychology and Economics
Industrial Organization: Competitive Strategy and Public Policy
14.260
Select one of the following:12
Energy Economics and Policy
With approval of the program director, one subject within or outside the department
Seminar
14.399Seminar in Data Economics and Development Policy12
Capstone
14.001Data Economics and Development Policy Summer Internship1
Total Units109
1

Students may substitute similar coursework with advisor's permission.