A hub for graduate education and research in Economics and the social sciences

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Applications for 2016-17 master's degrees are now open.

A world of talent

International students from 50+ countries and faculty with PhDs from top universities

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Distinguished faculty

Some of the most cited researchers worldwide teach in our graduate programs

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Top ranking

Consistently ranked among top economic research institutions in Europe by RePEc

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High standards

All programs evaluated by a Scientific Council that includes 12 Nobel Laureates

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ForthcomingFederico Boffa, Amedeo Piolatto and Giacomo A.M. Ponzetto

Political Centralization and Government Accountability

Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2016
ForthcomingJose Apesteguia and Miguel Ángel Ballester

A Measure of Rationality and Welfare

Journal of Political Economy, 2016