Global Economics

Under globalization, nation-states face rapidly shifting challenges in maintaining growth and managing distribution of resources. Analyze outcomes and proposed economic solutions, as people and institutions seek new sustainable ways of living.

Program Highlights

  • Analyze government financing, allocation of funds, management of public finance, and what these mean for economic growth
  • Meet with representatives of Swedish government agencies, think tanks, and interest groups to learn about the current challenges and the complexity of accommodating several stakeholders’ interest in the economy
  • Travel with DIS faculty on course-integrated study tours to visit key banks in Europe and meet with professional economists, giving you first-hand insight into the European economic landscape

Student Profile

This program is right for you if you study economics, finance, or are planning a career in government, international development, or the financial sector.

A government’s role in the economy is always a matter of considerable debate. How does Sweden provide so many public services, and does this high level of engagement cause inefficiency or foster growth and innovation?”
– Jim Breen
DIS faculty member

Core Courses