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University of Bologna Master in Economics and Public Policy
University of Bologna

Master in Economics and Public Policy

Bologna, Italy

2 Years


Full time

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Economics and Public Policy (LMEPP) is a master-level programme in the economics, health economics and econometrics of public policy. It focuses on the large range of micro-level policies that governments enact to tackle issues such poverty and inequality, climate change, underdevelopment, social security, market power and regulation, education and work, international trade. The Policy Analysis and Evaluation curriculum (PAE) prepares on the economic rationale, the design, and the quantitative evaluation of public policy. The Health Econonomics, Management and Policy curriculum (HEMAP) focuses on the societal relevance of health care and the implied constraints imposed by regulation and the law.

5 reasons to enroll in the degree program

  1. Build analytical skills for a career as a public sector official or consultant.
  2. Study in an international programme and interact with first-class instructors.
  3. Learn how private markets will fail and how public policy can correct for such failures.
  4. Learn the economic principles and the econometric tools used in the quantitative evaluation of public policy.
  5. Learn how to write a policy report on the most important current public policy issues and how to brief a policymaker.

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