WHAT IS ECONOMICS?
Economics is the social science that analyzes the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.
China, Russia, Kazakhstan, India, Vietnam. The fastest growing economies in the world are in Asia, and Central Asia is once again a vital crossroads and economic link for the entire continent. Now more than ever it is vital to understand the market-oriented economics underlying rapid changes in this region. In the Economics Program, you will gain the theoretical knowledge and analytical skills to jump right into a career in the finance, banking, and government sectors. Taking into account the values and needs of the Central Asian economic community, the program emphasizes the issues of economies in transition, as well as the phenomenon known as globalization.
Currently the Economics Department is supported by the Soros Foundation (U.S.A.), ACCELS (U.S.A.), DAAD (Germany), Monbukagakuse (Japan), Aga-Khan Foundation, the Central Eurasia Project (CEP), and the International Higher Education Support Program (HESP).
Highly experienced and dedicated faculty members provide a demanding curriculum in theoretical and applied economics, with courses offered in both Russian and English.
Dive into courses on macro and microeconomics, monetary and banking theory, financial accounting, economics of the United States, and the public sector. The program prepares students to effectively manage both private sector and public sector financial challenges by teaching how to analyze a wide range of issues from an economic perspective and propose effective solutions. The Open Society Institute, part of the Soros Foundation Network, provides qualified students in the program with scholarships that cover part of the tuition.
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