The Senior Statistician Economist (ISE) programme is a master’s type course whose objective is to train students capable of contributing to the fundamental orientations of the development actions of parastatal, public and private structures.
Senior Statistician Economist (ISE) graduates are able to participate in the definition of economic and social policies, analyse complex structures, analyse surveys, write reports and synthesis work and prepare national accounts and price indices.

Recruitment into this training course is done solely by entrance examination. It is open to students:

  • holders of a Bachelor’s degree in economics or mathematics,
  • from the scientific preparatory classes of INP-HB or
  • holders of the Senior Statistician (ITS) diploma.

The Senior Statisticians Economists (ISEs) training lasts three academic years and includes both theoretical courses and practical work in the field as part of internships in companies or in public, parastatal or international institutions, etc.

At the end of their second year of training, the Senior Statisticians Economists students choose from the following devolpment avenue for further study: Actuarial studies, Macroeconomics, Statistics and Econometrics, Big Data and Business Economics.

Unité d’enseignement   Acquis généraux
Economie - Notion théorique des concepts importants de la science économique
- Les outils nécessaires pour mener une étude ou une analyse économique
- Application des notions théorique dans les études de cas
Mathématiques - Les outils nécessaires pour la compréhension des méthodes
- Les outils nécessaires pour permettre la poursuite dans le domaine de la recherche scientifique
Finances - Les notions fondamentales de la finance générale
- Compréhension des modèles financière
Informatiques - Bureautique
- Logiciel statistique
- Base de données
Statistiques - Pratique des enquêtes
- Elaboration d’une étude statistique
- Conception des outils de collecte
- Traitement et analyse des données
- Modélisation statistique

A- In-depth Studies in Actuarial Sciences

After their training, students who have chosen this option have the double-diploma: Senior Statistician Economist (ISE) diploma and Actuary diploma of ISFA of Lyon. The training covers the following modules:
  • 1. Stochastic Process II

  • 2. Risk Management

  • 3. Portfolio Selection and Arbitration

  • 4. Actuarial sciences - Life

  • 5. Actuarial sciences - Damages

  • 6. Actuarial Techniques

  • 7. Financial Econometrics

B- In-depth Studies in Statistics and Econometrics

The modules covered by the Statistics and Econometrics option are as follows:
  • 1. In-depth Time Series

  • 2. In-depth Data Analysis

  • 3. Stochastic Processes II

  • 4. Exploratory data analysis

  • 5. Panel Data Econometrics

  • 6. Duration models

C- In-depth Studies in Macroeconomics

The training covers the following modules:
  • 1. Computable General Balance Modeling

  • 2. Monetary and Financial Macroeconomics

  • 3. In-depth Time Series

  • 4. Real and Monetary Cycles

  • 5. Labour Market and Employment Policies

D- In-depth Studies in Business Economics

The modules covered by the Business Economics option are as follows:
  • 1. Business Financing

  • 2. Market Research (Marketing)

  • 3. Stock Exchange Techniques

  • 4. Financial Analysis and Business Diagnosis

  • 5. Operational Research

  • 6. Trade Law

Jobs Opportunities

They are called upon to serve in the national statistical or planning services, in other administrative services, in public, semi-public or private organisations (non-financial organisations, banks, insurance, investment companies, research companies, etc.) in their countries.