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Degree: Economist

Study mode: On campus
Branch campuses: Cuenca, Quito and Guayaquil
Duration: 8 semesters



We educate students to become economists who are capable of analyzing, planning, implementing and evaluating policies, plans, programs and projects based on their thorough theoretical understanding and use of quantitative and technological tools in order to contribute to local and national development.  


Professional profile

An economist can work in the public (government, autonomous decentralized governments, public companies, public universities, etc) or private sector (financial institutions, companies, consulting firms, private universities, research centers, non profit organizations, etc) as well as for international organizations. 

A professional in economics can perform the following activities: 

  • Design and evaluate integral economic policies 
  • Design investment projects
  • Write assessment, monitoring and impact reports on programs and projects
  • Design management models
  • Design international negotiation strategies 
  • Create business plans and access to financing
  • Carry out research in quantitative and qualitative terms
  • Strategic management and business economics
  • Efficiently manage public institutions 
  • Create regulations which enable the market to operate accordingly 


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