Which is more math oriented? ISI MSQE or DSE MA(Econ)?

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Which is more math oriented? ISI MSQE or DSE MA(Econ)?

XIPP
Math is the language of economics.

But, as I live in small town possessing one Commerce and one Arts college, I even didn't get an opportunity to take Calculus-1.And I did B.Com. without any higher math.

I asked IGNOU if it could help me taking math courses, but I got this famous answer:"MATH COURSES ARE MEANT ONLY FOR SCIENCE-SIDERS."

I know that I can take math courses from foreign universities, but their fees are sky-high.

Now, I have only one way to have math courses: to enter DSE or ISI and then take math courses.

But, I don't know which of two has more math (or math based econ) courses. (I asked on several other sites and they answered that courses which have "THEORY" in their name are full of math. Are they right?)

Please help me to know which is "mathematical": DSE or ISI?
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Re: Which is more math oriented? ISI MSQE or DSE MA(Econ)?

Akshay Jain
actually Both ISI and DSE economics courses are mathematical oriented.....lots and lots of mathematics
i cannot give u the details of ISI as i dont no the details of its course structure but surely can share vd u my experience @ DSE
From the very 1st day when the lectures started, heavy dose of mathematics started whether it is micro or macro....i heard in my graduation days dat in old times dere was a very littile use of mathematics in economics but in modern time one cannot think of economics without the usage mathematics theorems, and in DSE i have really felt dat. Every economic theory has mathematics behind it...on the other hand economic intution is also very important...Intution and mathematics are the two sides of the same coin called Economics.
Whether u chose to go in ISI or DSE, u will find how maths can be applied in each and every theory of economics and how economic intuition is suppoted and proved by mathematics....
Akshay Jain
Masters in Economics
Delhi School of Economics
2013-15
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Re: Which is more math oriented? ISI MSQE or DSE MA(Econ)?

Prerna Rakheja
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https://www.coursera.org/courses?orderby=upcoming&cats=math

You may check out some courses on calculus here. They are free of cost and will help you with the preparation : )
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Re: Which is more math oriented? ISI MSQE or DSE MA(Econ)?

XIPP
Thanks, Akshay and Prerna.

Please let me know that do ISI or DSE offer proof based math courses(or "rigorous" math courses) such as Real Analysis, Measure Theory, Functional Analysis, Topology or Probability Theory as required by top Ph.D. programs? (I want my profile to improve so much during next two years as I get selected for some reputed Graduate US program. Big ambition, but I think I should at least give it a try. Till now I got many information about academics very late, and that's why i am asking it very early: in October.)

Also, please don't just give the course links of both institutes. As I don't find explicit mention of these rigorous math courses, I need your help.

Please reply, hope you are not bored.
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Re: Which is more math oriented? ISI MSQE or DSE MA(Econ)?

Vasudha
They both have the requisite courses for PhD programs abroad. No problem there. And as far as I know ISI is more mathematically oriented.
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Re: Which is more math oriented? ISI MSQE or DSE MA(Econ)?

XIPP
Oh, thanks Vasudha, for so quick reply.