Statistics and Econometrics

Aims and Scope

The master 2 “Statistics and econometrics” develops students who have previously acquired a solid skill set in economics and/or mathematical statistics. It offers general classes in mathematical statistics and in econometrics as well as specialized classes in various fields of application. The objective of the curriculum is first to give the students a solid culture in the big themes of applied statistics. This culture is necessarily developed while learning to use software like notably SAS, R and Matlab. Furthermore, the students acquire skills in computing when it comes to database management. Some options allow them to develop applications in various fields notably in the tertiary sector.


The students must carry out a mandatory internship of at least 4 months from April onwards with an oral academic viva at the beginning of September. Most of the classes are taught in English except for the insurance option which is taugth in French (with English documents).

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Compulsory courses :
- Linear model
- Survey sampling &Time series
- Statistical software
- Langues
- Communication

Choose two electives:
- Lifetime data analysis  & Panel data analysis
- Econometrics of qualitative variables
& Econometrics of Marketing
- Non parametric models & Big data
- Statistical consulting

Compulsory courses :
- Datamining
- Scoring
- Langues

Choose two electives:
- Assurance vie & Non life insurance
- Spatial Econometrics & Geomarketing
- Data bases & Web Mining
- Statistical consulting


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Admission is based on academic excellence criteria. An undergraduate degree of at least 4 years of college or a Master’s degree is required, within a recognized curriculum considered as consistent with the program and approved by the TSE selection committee. Some brushing-up in Economics or Maths might be advisable in some cases. Working knowledge of English is obviously required.
Application deadlines:
Applications are considered from November to mid-March for international students and in May/June for French University graduates.


Directors: Christine Thomas (TSE)  Jean-Marc Azaïs (IMT)

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