Doctoral studies in economics will present you with economics as a quantitative science. From that aspect, they are the only ones of that kind in Macedonia. As a PhD in Economics from this program, you will be able to conduct original research and you will be a skillful modeler of the economic processes in the domestic, regional and global economy.

This program is designed for candidates with an interest in economic analysis based on statistical-econometric tools. It includes Masters in Economics and Finance, Mathematics and Engineering, as well as employees in economic and financial analysis sectors: central banks, economic ministries, banks and other financial institutions, corporations and offices of the international financial institutions.

  • A unique program offering quantitative economic and financial analysis
  • Professors with a mentoring certificate from Staffordshire University
  • Possibility for a study visit at a university or a central bank


General modules in the first semester, applicable to each doctoral program, are the following


DOCT 7001Research methodology – doctoral levelDr. Nikica Mojsoska-Blazevski
DOCT 7002Data analysisDr. Marjan Petreski
 Electives (choose one) 
DOCT 7003Qualitative research and case studiesDr. Ivan Dodovski
DOCT 7004Information technology and researchDr. Adrijan Bozinovski


Thematic modules for this program are as follows


DECO 7110Macroeconomics: theory and practiceDr. Tome Nenovski
 Electives (choose two) 
DECO 7210Advanced econometricsDr. Igor Velickovski
DECO 7211Microeconomics of innovation and competitivenessDr. Nikica Mojsoska-Blazevski
DECO 7212Financial analysisDr. Jadranka Mrsik
DECO 7213Bank risk management and Stress testingDr. Evica Delova Jolevska
DECO 7214International money and finance

Dr. Igor Velickovski

Dr. Marjan Petreski


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