'Pensions, Aging and Retirement' is one of the specialized tracks of the Master's program in Economics.
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.
To be eligible for the Master's in Economics program you must have a Bachelor's in Economics degree or similar discipline (such as Econometrics) from a university recognized by the Admissions Board. We require you to have a solid academic background in the following areas: Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Mathematics, Statistics, Game Theory, and Industrial Organization.