Ph.D/Master of Arts in Economics

Typical Plan of Study

(Ph.D in Economics)

First Year

Fall

  • Econ 702 (Macro)
  • Econ 701 (Micro)
  • Econ 721 (Math Econ)

Spring

  • Econ 711 (Micro)
  • Econ 712 (Macro)
  • Econ 725 (Econometrics)
  • Econ 723 (Dynamic Methods)

June following the first year

  • Macro theory comp
  • Micro theory comp

Second Year

Fall

  • Econ 726 (Econometrics)
  • Field 1
  • Field 2

Spring

  • Econ 727 (Econometrics)
  • Field 1
  • Field 2

June following the second year

  • Field 1 comp
  • Field 2 comp

Third Year

Fall

  • Econ Elective
  • Econ Elective
  • Econ 795 (independent study for a dissertation topic)
  • Econ 709 (Research Design and Methodology)

Spring (and all subsequent semesters until completion)

  • Econ 797 (Dissertation Research)
  • Econ 709 (Research Design and Methodology)