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Program in Econometrics and Operations Research

In the Bachelor’s program in Econometrics and Operations Research, you will learn to create mathematical and statistical models in relation to the most challenging problems in economics and business. You will also learn how to use and apply these models to reach the most optimal solutions.

What is econometrics? 'Eco' in 'econometrics' pertains to the field of economics. 'Metrics' literally stands for 'measuring'. This means that econometrics is essentially a quantitative program that is fundamentally scientific in nature but is applicable to the real world. If you are good at economics, mathematics and statistics, and if you thrive on solving real problems by thinking analytically and logically, then you will excel in this program.

Key areas

Three main fields of study come together in Econometrics and Operations Research:

  • Econometrics and Mathematical Economics: the mathematical approach to economics
  • Operations Research and Management Science: decision-making modeling
  • Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Science: the mathematical aspects of finance and insurances

Tilburg University has acquired strong expertise in precisely these areas. By combining these into one program, you will get the best we have to offer! Explore the program in more detail by reviewing the curriculum.

Econometrics and Operations Research at a glance

NameEconometrics and Operations Research
SchoolTilburg School of Economics and Management
StartAugust 28, 2017
DurationThree years
TitleBachelor of Science (BSc)
SpecificsChallenging and intensive program
with economics, statistics and mathematics
as the key subjects
Teaching methodsLectures by internationally recognized professors
Key coursesMathematical Analysis, Linear Algebra,
Probability, Statistics, Econometrics,
Operations Research and Quantitative Finance

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