Master of Science in Economics and Computation (MSEC) 

The MSEC degree is a joint master’s program of the Departments of Economics and Computer Science. The joint field of economics and computation has recently emerged from two converging intellectual needs, which has created the opportunity for a truly interdisciplinary program.

The MSEC program is the outcome of exciting developments across the two fields:

  • Computer science is becoming increasingly important for economists addressing complex questions on large repositories of data;

  • The explosion of computer uses in all areas of life has made it necessary for computer scientists to understand the economics of computing systems; and,

  • Computer scientists may now also analyze informational and financial transactions between people, businesses, governments, and electronic agents in economic terms. 

Application Deadline

Monday, Feb. 1, 2016

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Program Contacts


Co-Director of Graduate Studies


Co-Director of Graduate Studies


Graduate Studies Program Coordinator


M.A. Program Assistant

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