This concentration has two tracks. The first is the advanced economics track, which is intended to prepare students for graduate study in economics. The second is the mathematical finance track, which is intended to prepare students for graduate study in finance, or for careers in finance or financial engineering. Both tracks have A.B. degree versions and Sc.B. degree versions, as well as a Professional track option.
Applied Mathematics - Economics
The Applied Mathematics-Economics concentration is designed to reflect the mathematical and statistical nature of modern economic theory and empirical research.
Students in this concentration will:
- Become familiar with the key concepts and theories in micro- and macroeconomics and econometrics
- Grasp the basic tools, methods, and findings of several fields of economics
- Apply mathematical concepts and statistical techniques to research problems
- Analyze the interdependence between the elements of complex systems
- Collaborate with a faculty member on a senior capstone experience
- Advanced Economics
- Advanced Economics - Professional (APMA Econ-Adv)
- Mathematical Finance
- Mathematical Finance - Professional (APMA Econ)
Department Undergraduate Group (DUG)
Student Leaders: Natalie Delworth, Katherine Webb
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The Applied Mathematics - Economics concentration prepares students for graduate study in economics and finance and careers in finance or financial engineering. Recent alumni have gone into professions as diverse as management consulting, actuarial work, the law, and photography.
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