Mission Statement :
The Post Graduate Department of Economics aims at building human capital in the discipline of Economics for teaching, training, and research and for employment in various sectors of the economy. The department will remain focused on the need to the formation of Economists who will be sensitive to the economic realities and become change agents for our Developing Economy.
The Post Graduate Department of Economics, St. Joseph’s College (Autonomous) Bangalore offers a two-year IV Semester M.A program with a thesis requirement. It aims to establish a solid foundation in Economic theory along with the requisite mathematical, statistical and econometric tools directed to applications. The course will serve two goals. With the rigor placed on theoretical knowledge, it will serve as an excellent preparation for continued study (PhD) in Economics. With its emphasis on applied economic papers and quantitative skills, the curriculum provides preparation for careers as an Economist in administration, in research, in government, business, and private non-profit organizations.