Economics of Finance and Aging
Equip yourself for solving one of society’s greatest future challenges
Aging populations are giving rise to economic and policy questions on a firm and national level for every developed country – creating an urgent demand for professionals with the expertise to offer informed solutions.
The Master's program in Economics and Finance of Aging / tracks Pension, Aging and Retirement applies perspectives from finance, economics and econometrics to bring you a broad scientific understanding of the wide range of macroeconomic, microeconomic and financial aspects of aging.
Key themes include the macroeconomics of aging, labour force participation and retirement, investment analysis and health insurance and health care. Learn how economic theories and models can be applied empirically to create solutions for financial institutions and government policy – outstanding preparation for any future career.
A Tilburg University Master's program in Economics & Finance of Aging / tracks Pension, Aging and Retirement offers you:
- Teaching by distinguished experts in the field. Lecturers on the program are from the renowned Network for Studies on Pensions, Aging and Retirement (Netspar) an international network that brings together experts from Tilburg University, other leading academic institutions, government bodies, public sector organizations and multinational companies.
- One of the few degrees specializing in pensions and aging, with additional expertise delivered in macroeconomics, microeconomics and empirical research.
- Interactive and experiential learning, where small-scale classes engage you in intimate and intense discussions with professors and classmates, while company visits, workshops, internships and other Netspar events enable you to acquire real-world insights and experiences.
- A qualification that leads to a host of different career options in the public and private sector as well as academia, thanks to the growing demand for specialists with in-depth knowledge of the issues pertaining to aging societies.