Introduction - Ph.D. in Applied Economics

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The Ph.D. program is structured as a combination of advanced level course work and research. This program has been designed to equip students with latest knowledge of economic theory and modern quantitative techniques. It consist of 18 credit hours of course work. After completion of the course work, students are required to pass a comprehensive examination. Successful candidates then begin their research under the supervision of a faculty member.

The average time for successful completion of Ph.D. program is about three years. The research conducted at the department has been of the highest quality as is evidenced by research publications of the Ph.D. candidates in top ranked journals.

Visit the Research Section of website to see some of our past and current research.