Delhi School of Economics (DSE)

Course Offered: MA Economics

Eligibility: As per University guidelines, 50% of seats in each category are earmarked for direct admission of students who have graduated with B.A. Economics (Hons) of the University of Delhi, subject to eligibility conditions and in order of merit in the respective categories. The remaining 50% will be filled through an Entrance Test. All applicants are required to register online, irrespective of the mode of intake.

Minimum Qualifying Marks: The minimum qualifying marks in the Entrance Test will be 40% (General category) and 36% (OBC category).

Entrance Test Syllabus:

Microeconomic theory

Macroeconomic theory

Mathematical techniques used by economists

Probability, Statistics and Elementary Econometrics

General questions – Reasoning and quantitative ability

Lists of Books to refer:

Sydsaeter, K. and Hammond, P. J., Mathematics for Economic Analysis, Pearson Education

Devore, J.L., Probability and Statistics for Engineers, Cengage Learning, 2010

Dougherty, Christopher, Introduction to Econometrics, 4th edition, OUP, Indian edition

Gujarati, D. N. and D.C. Porter, Essentials of Econometrics, 4th ed, McGraw-Hill International edn Snyder, C. and W. Nicholson, Fundamentals of Microeconomics, Cengage Learning (India)

Varian, H., Intermediate Microeconomics, 2nd ed., Norton & Co., 2010

Dornbusch, R., S. Fischer, and Startz, R., Macroeconomics, McGraw-Hill

  1. Gregory Mankiw, Macroeconomics, Worth Publishers, 6th edition, 2010

Olivier Blanchard, Macroeconomics, Pearson Education, Inc., 5th edition, 2009

Charles I. Jones, Introduction to Economic Growth, W.W. Norton & Company, 2nd edition, 2002 William H. Branson, Macroeconomic Theory and Policy, East-West Press, 3rd edition, 2005

Robert J. Gordon, Macroeconomics, 12th ed., Prentice-Hall India Limited

Frederic Mishkin, Macroeconomics: Policy & Practice, Pearson, 2012.

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