The Master Program in Economics, Development and Innovation (MEDI) offers two tracks:
- Industrial Organization and Innovation: This track aims at providing students with the necessary theoretical foundations, tools and methodologies for understanding and analysing innovation and competition within industrial sectors. The courses touch on many different areas: economics, econometrics, law, and management. Students will initially acquire a solid background in industrial economics, competition policy and market regulation, economics of innovation and analytical tools and methodologies useful to understand industry structures and the role of innovation in determining industrial dynamics. In the second year, students will have the opportunity to analyse more deeply the functioning of specific industrial contexts (energy industries, digital markets) and/or specific cross industry subjects (intellectual property rights). Learning the specific software required for economic and econometric analysis will also be the object of dedicated Laboratories (LAB).
- International Development and Economic Policy: This track aims at providing students with a solid quantitative and theoretical background for understanding and analyzing the economic and social processes driving individual and household decisions and the functioning of markets and institutions in developed and developing countries. The program offers a wide range of courses in different areas of economics, statistics, mathematics and law. Graduates will learn advanced quantitative methodologies and analytical tools while also deepening their knowledge of international markets and the economy of developing countries, from the microeconomics and macroeconomics point of view.
The Application Period for 2024-25 intake is 13th November 2023 – 6th June 2024. Apply now!
The Department has successfully implemented a Double Degree program with prestigious Universities in 9 countries around the world. This bilateral agreement allows the students who participate in the program to obtain an Italian degree and the equivalent foreign title. Learn more here
The formal approval of this program by the Italian Ministry of Education is expected by June 2022.
Curriculum: INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION AND INNOVATION
- Applied Industrial Organization
- Data Science
- Competition Law
- Competition Policy and Market Regulation
- Economics of Digital Markets
- International Entrepreneurship and Organizational Behaviour
- Decisions and Choices
- One subject to be chosen from this list: Microeconomics / Game and Equilibrium Theory: Tools and Applications
- Economics and Management of the Energy Industry
- Economics of Innovation and Industrial Dynamics
- Contemporary Economic History
- One subject to be chosen from this list: French / Spanish / German / Lab in Economics of IPR / Applied Econometrics Lab
Curriculum: INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND ECONOMIC POLICY
- Data science
- European Constitutional Law
- International Economics and Policy
- Economics and Management of Cooperation and Development
- Business administration
- Economics and Society
- Health economics
- Microeconometrics for Development
- Empirical Methods for Policy Evaluation
- Development Economics
- One subject to be chosen from this list: French / Spanish / German / Applied Econometrics Lab
Common elective courses:
- Applied Project Management
- Business Analytics with Excel
- Food Economics and Agricultural Development
- Global Health
- International Business Law
- Corporate Finance
Industrial Organization and Innovation
Graduates can become Business Analysts, Data Analysts, Competition Policy Analysts. Moreover graduates can be recruited by Consulting Multinationals, Regulatory Agencies, Regulated firms, Energy Industries, Network industries and various firms involved in innovation processes pushed by the digital economy.
International Development and Economic Policy
Graduates’ employment opportunities include professions with strong analytical and research contents within international organizations and multinational corporations, NGO, public or private research centers and international consulting firms.