Syllabus of M.Phil. Economics is designed as per the latest needs of industry and revised accordingly to keep it updated. The course aims to train students to identify problems in economics and come up with solutions to apply their skills.
Core courses, electives, and practical experience form part of its syllabus. The delivery method of this course offers a balanced approach by incorporating classroom learning along with workshops.
At different institutions, the syllabus may differ. Some subjects stay the same in the syllabus of all institutes. Some of these subjects are briefly described in the table below:
|Research Methodology in Economics||Meaning of research in economics: Types of research, Research methodology, methods and techniques, Objectivity and Biases in research, Formulation of a research problem, methodologies by different economists||This paper focuses on integrating knowledge of functional areas of research methodology in economics.|
|Quantitative Techniques||Fundamentals of Matrix Operations, Measures of Inequality, Explanation of Variations and prediction, Methods of Data Reduction, Classification and Discrimination, Correlation among variables||This paper aims at equipping the students with the basic knowledge revolving around quantitative techniques.|
|Contemporary Economic Issues||Political Economy of Globalization, Economic Development and Environmental Issues, Poverty and Unemployment, Price Policies and Administered Prices, Economics of Research and Development, Fiscal Restructuring and dynamic Federal structure||The purpose of this paper is to impart the basic knowledge of contemporary economic issues|
|Methodology Of Dissertation Writing||Basic Concepts, Science, Plagiarism, The format of the research paper, Basic elements of the scientific Method Documentation, Variety of Theses and Dissertation proposals||The objective of this paper is to acquaint the students with the methodology of dissertation writing.|
|Logic And Methodology Of Science||Logical Relations between Categorical Propositions, Fallacies, Empiricist Approach, Methodological of Science Evaluation of Scientific Explanation; Elements of Scientific Method||The aim of this paper is to teach the logic and methodology of science.|
|Current Issues In Indian Economy||The global economic & financial crisis, Oil prices and global imbalance, Off-shoring services: recent developments & prospects, India's growth pattern and obstacles to higher growth, implications of outsourcing & off-shoring||This paper provides an insight into the current issues in the Indian economy|