Ph.D. Program

Economics Ph.D. students take a course in mathematical economics, three courses in microeconomic theory, one course in macroeconomic theory, four courses in econometrics, and fulfill requirements in two fields, as well as breadth requirements and electives. Students choose their primary field from from labor economics, international economics, public economics, urban economics, or econometrics. Students generally choose their second field from these areas as well. They may choose to take a second field in microeconomic theory. A complete list of courses and degree requirements is in the course catalog.