Core Electives in MEcon Students cover 16 - 26 ECTS credits with core electives in the Master of Economics. The core electives for the MEcon are divided into core courses and other core electives. From the core courses at least three courses (12 ECTS) must be taken. Additional courses will be credited towards the other core electives and the independent electives respectively. Core Courses (at least 3 courses) Course Specialisation ECTS Lecturer Language Semester 7,260 Topics in Industrial Organisation Digitization and Data Analytics Managerial Economics 4 Prof. Dr. Stefan Bühler EN Autumn 7,315 Theory of Finance Financial Economics 4 Prof. Ph.D. Paul Söderlind EN Autumn 9,268 Political Economics Global Economy Public Policy 4 Prof. Dr. Roland Hodler EN Autumn 8,250 Advanced Macroeconomics III: Money and Prices Financial Economics Global Economy Managerial Economics Public Policy 4 Ph.D. Martin Wolf EN Spring 8,252 Advanced Microeconomics III: Game Theory Global Economy Public Policy 4 Prof. Dr. Stefan Bühler EN Spring 8,260 Public Economics - The Economics of Taxation Global Economy Public Policy 4 Prof. Dr. Christian Keuschnigg EN Spring 8,262 Labor Economics - Theory and Applications (not offered in Spring 2023) Managerial Economics Public Policy 4 Prof. Ph.D. Beatrix Eugster EN Spring 8,264 International Trade Global Economy 4 Prof. Dr. Reto Föllmi EN Spring 8,272 Big Data Analytics Digitization and Data Analytics 4 Prof. Dr. Ulrich Matter EN Spring 9,266 The Economics of Strategy Managerial Economics Global Economy Financial Economics Prof. Dr. Dennis Gärtner EN Spring 8,274 Corporate Finance, Banking and Venture Capital Financial Economics Managerial Economics 4 Prof. Dr. Christian Keuschnigg EN Spring 8,278 Environmental Economics (as of Spring 2023) Public Policy 4 Prof. Dr. Christian Keuschnigg Prof. Ph.D. Peyto Bonev EN Spring Note: This course offering corresponds to the current planning status. In the area "other core electives", you have a broader choice of courses. You can find the entire course offering in the official Course Catalogue Online.