We are pleased to announce, that effective Spring 2021, the program has revised its name to “Master of Quantitative Economics” or “MQE”. This change better reflects the quantitative nature of the curriculum and is aligned with industry trends and market demands.

Our intensive program offers unique opportunities for students to master theory and application of econometrics, micro and macroeconomics, enhance their skills in written and oral communication of economic ideas, and gain hands-on experience in elective courses. Students will also share ideas with major economic industry leaders, further preparing them for success in the job market upon graduation.

If you have questions about our program, please feel free to contact us at You can also join our mailing list to receive information about the latest updates and developments in our program.

The 2022-2023 application cycle is now open and will close March 15, 2022. Please click here to enter the UCLA Application for Graduate Admission website.

STEM Certified

This degree program classifies as STEM (CIP Code 45.0603: Econometrics and Quantitative Economics).

STRENGTHEN YOUR TALENT PIPELINE:  Tap into the quantitative and financial analysis expertise offered by MQE candidates by showcasing your job and internship openings, hosting applied projects and case studies, or reviewing our MQE Candidate Resume Book.  Contact Sabrina Chen for details. 

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