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Program Description

Program Description

  • To prepare students as economic and financial experts with research ability to understand and analyze complex economic phenomena and financial markets.
  • To train students into professional educators who can teach various economic and financial theories.
  • To cultivate creative talents who can adapt and actively respond to changes in the global economy and the financial markets.
  • To develop students into not only academics, but also volunteers who contribute to the prosperity of the local community, nation, and even the human society.

Fields of Specialization

  1. ① Students declare their fields of specialization by selecting the subjects for the comprehensive examination. Therefore, the number of students in each field is not allocated in advance, and the admission and general student affairs are not operated separatedly by each field.
  2. ② In principle, graduate students must select one field of specialization and complete a thesis on a subject of the chosen field. However, for master’s students who are admitted after 2019, the requirement for thesis completion may be exempted if substitute requirements are fulfilled according to the bylaws of the CE&F.
Fields of Specialization Subjects
Corporate Finance Theoretical and empirical research on corporate finance, financial products, investment in securities, derivatives, risk management, financial time series analysis, etc.
Microeconomic Theory and
Applied Microeconomics
Theories and policies on the rational decision-making of economic agents including consumers, firms, and governments, partial equilibrium, general equilibrium, and welfare economics.
Macroeconomic Theory and
Applied Macroeconomics
Models for macroeconomic indicators such as GDP, unemployment, and inflation; Theories and empirical studies for economic growth and business cycles.
Public Policy Theories and empirical analysis of public economics, evaluation of public agencies, taxation, fiscal policy, and social security issues.
International Trade Theoretical and empirical research on international trade, trade policies, multilateral negotiations, regional economy, and trade-related laws.