Why choosing this course?

...Because Economics and Global Markets  is a Master Degree ...

1. Based a long macroeconomic tradition that dates to the  1980’s and the former Department of Economics Hyman Minsky. The relationship that linked Hyman Minsky to the University of Bergamo continues in one important research field that EGM offers to students through inspiring teaching and scheduled presence of visiting professors, former students of Minsky.

2. Designed on the belief  that in the era of information and technology,  the ability to provide evidence in order to support ideas and guide decisions is an essential  part of the training. For this reason applied economics is an intrinsic feature of the Master course and students learn advanced econometric methods, statistics and software to tackle issues using micro data as well as big data.

3. Where Faculty members  have on-going scientific connections and research networks with colleagues based  in renowned universities in both Europe and the United States. This implies that teaching is grounded on cutting edge research and great opportunities are open to students for periods abroad.

4. Where students not only can take advantage of small teaching classes, but have the chance of being involved in seminars, reading groups and other activities with the Faculty.

5. Where more than 90% of EGM students state to be satisfied or very satisfied with the course on the whole and the number of EGM enrolments has been steadily rising  since it was established; on average around 20% of EGM students an have an international BA, 20% have a BA from the university of Bergamo and 60% from another Italian university.  


Starting from September 2017 the new curriculum EGM-EMOS will be active.
EMOS stands for European Master in Official Statistics, which is the certification obtained by the new EGM-EMOS curriculum.

EGM-EMOS focuses on statistical and econometric methods, aiming to form strong skills in datasets, from balance sheets to official statistics and big data, software knowledge, methods for data production, data collection and data integration to satisfy information needs. National Statistical Institutes and other International Institutions are involved in teaching activities and in compulsory internships. EGM-EMOS integrates statistical methods, data production and communication and economics analysis for interpretation of the real world and decision making.

  • Maria Rosa Battaggion
  • Riccardo Bellofiore
  • Silvia Biffignandi
  • Paolo Buonanno
  • Elena Cefis
  • Annalisa Cristini
  • Stefano Lucarelli
  • Salvatore Piccolo
  • Federica Origo
  • Giovanni Urga
  • Alessandro Vaglio
  • Anna Maria Variato


  • Badi H. Baltagi,  Syracuse University, New York, USA
  • Inmaculada Cebrián Lòpez, Alcalà University, Spain
  • Steve Fazzari, Washington University, St. Louis, USA
  • Orietta Marsili, University of Bath, UK
  • Dafni Nikolitsa, University of Crete, Greece
  • Gianluca Orefice, CEPII, Paris, France
  • Jan Toporowski, SOAS, London, UK
  • Randall Wray, University of Missouri-Kansans City, USA