Master in Quantitative Economics
This Master aims to train economists specializing in quantitative economics capable of developing and applying the discipline's advanced methods to various economic issues and more specifically to development economics and public policy. It also prepares students to integrate the Ph.D. program in Economics at the Faculty or the professional research environment, particularly that of governments and international institutions. The program extends the basic foundations acquired in the undergraduate level. It includes highly specialized training modules in quantitative economics and development economics comparable to those of Anglo-Saxon universities which lead to an academic and research career. This Master's program allows you to acquire the contemporary knowledge and tools of the discipline and how to use them to respond to practical and real problems.
- (DAT501) Mathématiques pour l'Analyse Economique
- (ECO510) Microeconomics 1
- (ECO511) Macroéconomie 1
- (ECO512) Econometrics 1
- (ECO514) Microeconomics of Development
- (DAT502) Statistique pour l'Analyse Economique
- (ECO515) Microeconomics 2
- (ECO516) Macroeconomics 2
- (ECO517) Econométrie 2
- (ECO518) Macroeconomics of Development
- (ECO602) Choix Publics et Bien-Etre Social
- (ECO604) Méthodes d'Evaluation des Politiques Publiques
- (ECO605) Economic Growth Theory
- (ECO701S) Choice Theory and Behaviorl
- (RES606) Thematic Seminars in Quantitative Economics / Master Thesis Preparation
- One elective course to be chosen
- (RES600) PFE/Thesis
Yassine EL QALLI
Yassine El Qalli is an Affiliate Professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
He is currently an Assistant Professor of Mathematical Finance at the National Institute of statistics and Applied Economics (INSEA) Rabat. He was Head of Economics and Finance Department at the Institute from 2019 to 2021. He has also made shorter research stay in Laboratory of Statistics and Processes, Université du Maine Le Mans, France. He holds a PhD in…
Stéphane Mussard is an Affiliate Professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
He defended his PhD in econometrics in 2004, at the University of Montpellier, France. He then held positions at the University of Montpellier I and Perpignan (research and teaching assistant), at CEPS/INSTEAD Luxembourg (post-doc), then associate professor at the University of Montpellier I. He is a full professor of economics at the University of Nîmes (since…
Emmanuel Selorm Tsyawo is an Assistant Professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
He received his PhD. in Economics from Temple University in Philadelphia, USA. His dissertation bordered on the estimation of latent network structures from panel data with a focus on the spillover effects of R&D investment on firm outcomes viz. firm innovation and productivity. Thus, his training was primarily in Econometrics and Empirical Industrial…
Jean Louis Arcand
Jean-Louis Arcand is an Affiliate Professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
He is the president of the Global Development Network (GDN), an international organization based in New Delhi which has been supporting research capacity-building in the Global South since 1999. He is Professor in the Department of International Economics at the Graduate Institute in Geneva, where he was also Department Chair from 2017 to 2020, founding Director…
Abdelaziz Chaoubi is an Affiliate Professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
He was an Assistant Professor at the Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS) of Casablanca (1982-1986), then a professor at the National Institute of Statistics and Applied Economics (INSAE) (September 1986 to September 2021). From 1992 to 1994, he was a teaching assistant in statistics at Laval University in Quebec, where he got his Ph.D. in statistics. He was…
Larbi Alaoui is an Affiliate Professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
He is Associate Professor at Pompeu Fabra University and Affiliate Professor at the Barcelona School of Economics. His primary teaching and research interests are in microeconomic theory, decision theory, behavioral economics, game theory and experimental economics, with additional expertise in applied microeconomics and political economy.
He has published several…
Mehdi Bartal is an Assistant Professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
Before joining UM6P, he worked as an economist at Banque de France in Paris and participated in many national and European projects related to macro-finance.
His research puts strong emphasis on income and wealth inequalities, and tackles macroeconomic questions such as: why is unemployment so costly for societies and how to design appropriate labor market…
Touhami Abdelkhalek is a Full Professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
He was a full professor at the National Institute of Statistics and Applied Economics (INSEA) for more than 30 years. He received his PhD from the Department of Economics at the Université de Montréal. He has a double specialization in Development and Growth and in Econometrics. He has been, for several years, a visiting professor to teach at the Université de…
Marc Dubois is an Affiliate Professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University. He is also an Assistant Professor at University of Mayotte since 2020.
His research focuses on social choice theory, specially on issues related to social welfare/ inequality/poverty measurement. He published in academic journals such as Mathematical Social Sciences and Annals of Operations Research. He teaches two courses at UM6P: Public Choice and Social Welfare, and…
Mohammed Abdellaoui is an Affiliate Professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
He is currently “Directeur de Recherche” (Research Director) at CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France) and Professor of Decision Sciences at HEC Paris since 2007. He is also currently the coordinator of the «Future Risks & Behavior» research program at AIRESS (Africa Institute for Research in Economics and Social Sciences), UM6P.
Ferdinand M. Vieider is an Affiliate Professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
He is a Professor of Applied Microeconomics at the Department of Economics, Ghent University, Belgium. He is also the director of RISLαβ—the Risk, Insurance, and Savings Laboratory.
Pr. Vieider obtained his PhD in economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam in 2009. He investigates the determinants of preferences, and the effects of preferences on…
Youssef Errami is a Professor of Practice at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
He was Director of the Institute of Government & Public Policy at the University of East London (UK) and General Director and Dean of ESC Pau Business School (France). His research focuses on managerial innovation and leadership in public and private contexts, as well as public policy management. He is the author of numerous publications in research journals,…
This Master's program prepares students for access to a Ph.D. program and in particular the Ph.D. program in economics of the FGSES. This will allow them to consider an academic career.
In addition, for those who wish to join the professional world, this training allows them to evolve as researchers in quantitative economics in various environments such as:
- Private companies;
- Public administrations and government agencies;
- International development organizations;
- Non-governmental organizations.
• Economic analysts.
“The Master in Quantitative Economics is a program with international standards. In two years, it prepares students for easy access to doctoral programs in economics, particularly the one at the FGSES. This program introduces them to the critical analysis of high-level scientific articles and the production of articles that can be published in peer-reviewed journals. Students who access it must have the necessary prerequisites such as those provided in our undergraduate degree in Applied Economics. The FGSES offers students an exceptional environment in terms of infrastructure, quality of professors and reference research structure at a national and international level.”