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I have offers from the following master programs: – MSc in Economics (one year) at LSE, – Master in Economic and Social Sciences (two years) at Bocconi, Which offer should I accept? If you think I should accept X, how much better is that compared to accepting Y? (I only have until Friday 25 July to respond, so I would appreciate any thoughts as soon as possible! :)) Some background about me: – I have done RA work for two years, so I already have two good letters. – I have a fairly weak math background, so I hope to take a master that can signal that my math abilities are strong. – I aim for an academic career with the next step being a PhD in economics either in the US or at a top institution in Europe. Although in case I change my mind, it would be useful to know how these programs are perceived outside of academia as well (especially in policy). – My main research interest is microeconomic theory, especially decision theory and game theory. Thanks! (I posted a similar post at EJMR a couple of days ago. Having looked at some of the threads on the Urch forum, my impression is that answers are of a higher quality here)
Hi, I have been accepted into both these programs and having a hard time deciding between the two. I aspire to get a PhD in Economics from a top ranked university. Which of the 2 programs would you suggest? Factors to consider: Assuming cost is not a consideration and I am indifferent between London and New York as far as 2 yrs of Masters is concerned, which program presents better PhD prospects for me? My background: 1. Bachelors and masters in engineering from one of IITs in India - didn't do very well academically there 2. Worked in risk management in New York for a multinational financial institution for 3.5 yrs 3. Took some undergrad econ and math classes at Columbia on part-time basis and got straight As. 4. No research experience in economics as of now 5. One publication in machine learning in 2013 Thanks in advance.
Hello, I am interested in the 2 year MSC Economics Program at LSE. My goal is to pursue a PhD thereafter. These are my profile details. Undergraduate: NYU Stern Majors: Finance and Mathematics (double degree) GPA: 3.83/4.00 (summa cum laude) Math GPA: 3.95/4.00 Math Coursework: Analysis I, Algebra I, Probability and Statistics, ODE, Linear Algebra, Calc 1-3 Econ Coursework: Economics of Global Business, Microeconomics (grades are A+ in everything except for A in Analysis) Honors Thesis: Did a year long thesis under the selective Honors Thesis program Postgraduate: IIM A/B/C (top 3 MBA program in India) GPA: 6.92/9.00 Coursework: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Econometrics (A in Micro and Macro and B in Econometrics) GRE: Q: 168 V: 162 LORs: Weak (will get them from my postgraduate professors who don't know me that well plus its been 2 years since I graduated) Work Experience: 2 years in family business in commodity trading Target Programs (in order of preference): 1. LSE MSc Economics 2. UCL MSc Economics Are my credentials sufficient to give a shot at LSE MSC econ ? I plan to apply by December end this year. Will that be too late? Should I wait out a year and work on some of the weak areas such as LORs?