M.A. - Economics; ;, M.A. - Economics; ;, Ph.D. - Economics
The Master of Arts in Economics strengthens students' knowledge of economic theory and improves their skill in applying the theory to economic problems. Graduates of the program are qualified to read and judge other research and to conduct their own, either individually or as members of research teams in government or business. They are also prepared to write policy analysis articles.
The Ph.D. in Economics prepares students for careers in academia, business, and government. The core courses of the program train students in modern theory and quantitative techniques. The field courses stress the application of theory to relevant economic problems. Dissertation work requires students to master and apply the skills of original research.
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