Bachelor in Economics Drive economics in the new digital era
The Bachelor in Economics
Is for individuals who are...
passionate about quantitative analysis and data and interested in understanding the complexity of the principles that underpin economics in the new digital and tech era.
a program that will provide the skills necessary to help improve people’s lives in both the public and private sectors through a deep understanding of human behavior, economic environments and markets.
- An economic consultant
- A policy developer
- A behavioral economics advisor
- A financial market analyst
- A government research consultant
- A market data technology specialist
- An equity expert
- A blockchain risk analyst
- A sustainable economy advisor
In this rigorous and challenging program students study economics, political science, behavioral science and modern applied technology to analyze the new reality of economics and how it affects the social systems in which we live and work. IE University’s proven expertise in economics and management are the foundations for this bachelor aimed at individuals passionate about analysis and tech, who want to make an impact in economics in the new digital era.
If you choose to study the Bachelor in Economics, then you will study the first two years in Segovia and the last two years in Madrid.
Language Proficiency Track
Success in global business depends on our ability to communicate. With this in mind, our programs seek to immerse students in the real-world conditions of the international business markets. This bachelor's degree is taught entirely in English in order to prepare students for future careers in top organizations. For students looking to improve their English skills, we offer a special Language Proficiency Track (LPT) in year one to help students progressively adapt to studying in English.
A SURE PATH TO SUCCESS
Five reasons to take the Bachelor in Economics at IE University
Keep up with ever changing economics
This program is in constant evolution to keep up with the ever-changing reality of today’s economics and fast-paced digital transformation. Economics, even its most traditional principles, is constantly being redefined by advances in fields like political science, human behavior, and tech.
Develop quantitative and critical thinking skills
You will learn the fundamentals of economics and then dive deeper into the quantitative aspects of research and analysis. The rigorous curriculum of this bachelor will allow you to understand real-world challenges in economics today, and will give you the tools necessary to develop the most innovative solutions for the challenges of tomorrow.
Benefit from the latest studies and discoveries
You will have access to knowledge generated by diverse research centers in economics, including IE’s Center for the Governance of Change. You will have the opportunity to attend conferences, network, participate in and publish papers with experts in the field through these centers. This hands-on experience will give you insight into some of today’s most pressing issues and challenges, and a voice in how to tackle them.
Make an impact in society, government and companies
Learn and build on economic principles to understand how individuals allocate limited resources to satisfy their needs in both the public and private sectors. You will develop the tools necessary to foresee responses to changes in policy and markets and to have a positive impact on society.
Work with expert faculty
You will be surrounded by academics and professionals who are today’s pioneers in economics. Our faculty is made up of a diverse group of experts that bring real-world expertise to the classroom and come from prominent positions in government, national banks and EU institutions. They range from top researchers, to influential voices in the political arena, to authorities driving economies in governments and institutions.
Drive the new world of economics
The ever changing economic sector must integrate the digital technologies that shape our lives. The internet of things, artiﬁcial intelligence, machine learning, analytics, and big data affect decision making and policy, and create new opportunities in the local and global economic landscape. Traditional economics often underestimates the impact that new technologies have on societies, governments and businesses. In this program, you will study the implications of automation, e-platforms, and circular and sharing economy, which are often excluded in regular economic programs.
Merge technology, public policy and economics
The new economy requires talent that combines foundational knowledge in economic analysis with public policy and technology. Tools and skills like computing and data science, as well as proficiency in the public sector, are needed to make better decisions in the complex world of economics. You will study a comprehensive and coordinated mix of courses in tech, public policy and governance that will teach you how to help shape the economy.
Understand society and human behavior
The foundations of traditional economics have been constructed with an assumption of rational human behavior and optimal decision-making. But research has shown that human conduct is reshaping economic principles that were once thought to be absolute. In this bachelor, you will explore and study behavioral economics, experimental economics and behavioral nudging which gain more relevance in the field every day.
Gain a global understanding of the economy
You will study the economy from a global perspective to comprehend its impact on international relations, governments and organizations. In this program, you will explore topics like public affairs, governance, trade and crisis management allowing you to understand the dynamics that underpin the economic reality that drives our world. This broad approach to the study of economics will allow you to develop the skills necessary to become a successful economist capable of tackling challenges on an international scale.
ABOUT THE SCHOOLS
This program has been designed with the combined expertise of IE School of Global and Public Affairs and IE School of Human Sciences and Technology.
At HST, our end goal is to train the next generation of changemakers through programs taught by the best professionals in the industry who understand the power of technology, human behavior and communication, and how these are intertwined.Learn more about IE School of Human Sciences and Technology
IE School of Global and Public Affairs is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research, shaping leaders able to understand a complex, and fast-changing world.Learn more about IE School of Global and Public Affairs
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