Courses

Requirements of the Program

1 – MASTER’S

The student must complete at least 24 (twenty four) credits.

– Mandatory courses:
ERU 600 – Microeconomic Theory I
ERU 605 – Macroeconomic Theory I
ERU 626 – Econometrics I
ERU 627 – Mathematical Methods in Economics

To obtain the title of Magister Scientiae in Applied Economy, the student must meet the following requirements:

a) credits
b) approval in foreign language proficiency examination (art. 53, of the Graduate Rules)
c) research proposal
d) dissertation seminar
e) dissertation defense.

All students are required to enroll in at least one course offered in the summer term (usually February-March).

2 – DOCTORATE

2.1 The student must complete at least 24 (twenty four) credits.

2.2 The following courses are mandatory:
i) a minimum of one course in econometrics (ERU726 – Microeconometrics I, ERU727 – Microeconometrics II, or ERU728 – Time Series Analysis); and
ii) three of the following courses in Economic Theory (ERU700 – Microeconomic Theory I, ERU702 – Microeconomic Theory II, ERU705 – Macroeconomic Theory II, and ERU706 – Macroeconomic Theory III).

2.3 If the student has already completed one or more of the mandatory courses during the Master’s, the student must still take another course in the same group (Econometrics or Economic Theory).

2.4 Credits pertaining to courses taken during the student’s master studies will not count towards the required credits for the doctorate.

2.5 If the student has not completed courses equivalent to the basic curriculum for the master degree (ERU 600 – Microeconomic Theory I, ERU 605 – Macroeconomic Theory I and ERU 626 – Econometrics I), the student must take these courses in addition. The credits pertaining to these courses will not count towards the required credits for the doctorate. At the first matriculation, the student should talk with the coordinating committee about the necessity to take one or more of these courses.

2.6 To take the courses listed in item 2.2, the student should have already completed the courses equivalent to the basic curriculum for the master’s, described in item 2.5.

To obtain the title of Doctor Scientiae in Applied Economy, the student must meet the following requirements:

a) credits
b) approval of foreign language proficiency examination (art. 53, of the Graduate Rules)
c) research project
d) qualification examination
e) thesis seminar
f) thesis defense

All students receiving a scholarship from CAPES are required to enroll in the course Teaching Internship for two semesters.

All students are required to enroll in at least one course offered during the the summer term (usually February-March).


List of courses offered (2017)

a) Area of Expertise Courses
ECO 641 – Innovations and Economic Development 4(4-0) I
ECO 675 – Logic of Collective Action and Institutions 4(4-0) II
ECO 677 – Efficiency Analysis Models 4(4-0) I
ERU 620 – Research Techniques in Economics 4(4-0) I
ERU 627 – Mathematical Methods in Economics 4(4-0) III
ERU 629 – Multivariate Analysis Applied to Economics 4(4-0) III
ERU 660 – Industrial Organization 4(4-0) I
ERU 664 – Economics of Futures Markets 4(3-2) II
ERU 665 – International Economy I 4(4-0) I
ERU 680 – Brazilian Agribusiness Economics 3(3-0) II
ERU 687 – Agriculture and Environment 4(4-0) I
ERU 704 – Brazilian Economy II 4(4-0) I
ERU 707 – Public Policies and Government Management 3(3-0) II
ERU 727 – Microeconometrics II 4(4-0) II
ERU 728 – Time Series Analysis 4(4-0) II
ERU 730 – Computable Models of General Equilibrium 4(4-0) II
ERU 762 – Applied Analysis of Demand I 4(4-0) II
ERU 762 – Applied Analysis of Demand II 4(4-0) I
ERU 765 – International Economy II 4(4-0) I
ERU 786 – Economic Development 4(4-) I
ERU 787 – Economics of Natural and Environmental Resources 4(4-0) I
ERU 788 – Microeconomics of the Development 4(4-0) II
ERU 789 – Economics of Climate Change and Biofuels 4(4-0) II
ERU 790 – Special Topics I 1( – ) I, II and III
ERU 791 – Special Topics II 2( – ) I, II and III
ERU 792 – Special Topics III 3( – ) I, II and III
ERU 793 – Agricultural Policy and Development 4(4-0) I
ERU 794 – Special Issues III 3( – ) I, II and III
ERU 795 – Special Issues III 3( – ) I, II and III
ERU 796 – Special Issues III 3( – ) I, II and III
ERU 797 – Seminar 0(1-0) I and II
ERU 799 – Research

b) Related Field Courses
ERU 600 – Microeconomic Theory I 4(4-0) I
ERU 605 – Macroeconomic Theory I 4(4-0) I
ERU 626 – Econometrics 4(4-0) I
ERU 700 – Microeconomic Theory II 4(4-0) II
ERU 702 – Microeconomic Theory III 4(4-0) I
ERU 705 – Macroeconomic Theory II 4(4-0) II
ERU 706 – Macroeconomic Theory III 4(4-0) II
ERU 726 – Microeconometrics I 4(4-0) I
ERU 776 – Teaching Internship I 1(0-2) I and II
ERU 777 – Teaching Internship II 2(0-4) I and II
ERU 778 – Teaching Internship III 3(0-6) I and II
LET 610 – English for Specific Purposes 4(4-0) I and II