Master’s programme in Data Analytics and Business Economics

Master of Science, major in data analytics and business economics | 1 year | 60 credits

Programme office

Ulf Persson

Programme coordinator

Programme coordinator Your Master's programme coordinator is your contact person during your studies, and will inform you about programme-specific information before your arrival. The coordinator work closely with the programme director during the application process. You are most welcome to contact Ulf Persson if you have any questions

Joakim Westerlund

Joakim Westerlund

Programme director, professor

Joakim Westerlund is professor of Economics and is mainly working with panel data, which is one type of “big data”. He develops econometric methods for studying such data, which typically involve machine learning. Joakim has published over 100 articles in this field and has received numerous awards for his contributions.

Joakim Westerlund in the research portal

Simon Reese

Simon Reese

Assistant programme director, senior lecturer

Simon Reese is associate senior lecturer of Economics and works on methods for dimension reduction as well as high-dimensional problems in panel data econometrics. He is interested in developing machine learning methods for the methodological toolbox of empirical economists.

Simon Reese in the research portal


Jonas Wallin

Jonas Wallin

Assistant programme director, senior lecturer

Jonas Wallin is senior lecturer of Statistics. His main research areas are modelling of spatial and spatio-temporal data for big data; algorithms for regularization, stochastic model fitting and Bayesian statistics; and model selection. He has worked with applications in epidemiology, biology, climate modeling, and personal medicine.

Jonas Wallin in the research portal


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Questions about general entry requirements and eligibility

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