'Pensions, Aging and Retirement' is one of the specialized tracks of the Master's program in Economics.
Tilburg University is ranked #11 worldwide in Business and Economics (Times Higher Education, 2016).
Understand the economic aspects of pensions, aging and retirement: Aging populations increasingly raise economic and policy questions on a firm and national level for every developed country - creating an urgent demand for professionals with the expertise to offer informed solutions. The track 'Pensions, Aging and Retirement' will bring you a scientific understanding of the various aspects of aging.
Create solutions for financial institutions and government policy: You will learn how economic theories and models can be applied to create solutions for financial institutions and government policy. The track is closely linked to research institute Netspar which is a renowned institute involved in the development of financial products and facilities for the ‘old age’ European citizens.
This track offers you a qualification that leads to a host of different career options in the public and private sector as well as academia, thanks to the growing demand for specialists with in-depth knowledge of the issues pertaining to aging societies.
A Bachelor’s degree in Economics/similar program (e.g., in Econometrics) from a university recognized by the program management. A solid academic background in economics, especially: Macroeconomics (minimum 12 ECTS), Microeconomics (minimum 12 ECTS), Game Theory (minimum 6 ECTS), Mathematics (minimum 12 ECTS), Econometrics / Statistics (minimum 12 ECTS) and at least 2 applied Economics courses (in total minimum 12 ECTS). View Website
Recipient: Tilburg University
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