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B.A. (Hons.) Economics

Start Date
01 August 2021
End Date
31 July 2024
Duration
3 Years
Programme Fee (Yearly)
Rs. 3.5 Lacs
Start Date
02 August 2021
End Date
02 August 2021
Last Date to Apply
02 August 2021
Programme Fee (Yearly)
02 August 2021

Course Structure

This Economics (Honours) degree provides theoretical and practical knowledge that enables students to carefully unpack and precisely analyse economic interactions. Jindal School of Government and Public Policy

Economics graduates are able to:

  • Understand the interrelation between the economy and society.
  • Consider economic problems from a global perspective and take a local approach to solve them.
  • Make connections between different components of the economy.
  • Gauge the implications of decisions related to the economy.
  • Respond to the economic problems arising from society in general and the different units that interact therein.

The discipline of economics is mathematically intensive and analytically rigorous. The curriculum of B.A. Economics Honours is designed to develop analytical and problem-solving skills. The first 2 years of the B.A. Hons. Eco programme are dedicated to building a strong foundation in quantitative skills and core economic sub-fields of Micro, Macro-Economics and Econometrics. In the third year, the programme allows a student to take up electives that match their interests. It also helps students develop their soft skills such as writing, reading, speaking and presentation.

Course Curriculum

1st Year

Semester 1

  • Mathematics 1
  • Statistics 1
  • Principles of Economics
  • English language reading and writing skills
  • Influential ideas in the evolution of Economics

Semester 2

  • Statistics 2
  • Microeconomics 1
  • Game theory 1
  • Macroeconomics 1
  • Mathematics 2

2nd Year

Semester 3

  • Environmental studies
  • Econometrics 1
  • Macroeconomics 2
  • Game theory 2
  • Microeconomics 2

Semester 4

  • Econometrics 2
  • Applied Economic Analysis
  • Politics of Development
  • Public Economics
  • Development Economics

3rd Year

Semester 5

  • Indian economy
  • International trade
  • Elective 1
  • Elective 2
  • Elective 3
  • Elective 4

Semester 6

  • Equity and Fairness
  • Money and Banking
  • Elective 1
  • Elective 2
  • Elective 3
  • Elective 4

*Special focus on statistical programming languages such as R, STATA etc. are given both within the course and also as regular workshops.