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Department of Economics Website
Ph.D. Program Information

Degrees Offered

Application Requirements

  • GRE General Test
  • TOEFL or IELTS for non-native speakers of English
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of intent
  • Three letters of recommendation

Application Deadline

  • Fall: January 5


The Department of Economics is a neoclassical economics department committed to rigorous theoretical and quantitative analysis in teaching and research. Members of the department have specialties in the areas of micro and macro theory, econometrics, labor, monetary, international, and environmental economics.   Guided by the University’s long-standing commitment to Catholic social tradition, the graduate program in economics emphasizes policy-relevant research that contributes to important debates on economic, social, and political problems facing humanity. Read more about graduate studies in Economics at Notre Dame.

Program Statistics



Director of Graduate Studies
Daniel Hungerman
Telephone: (574) 631-4495
Fax: (574) 631-4783

Financial Support

All Students
Tuition Scholarships
Professional Development
Doctoral Students
Stipend Support
Health Insurance Subsidy

Cost of Living

The South Bend, Ind. area provides many amenities but one of the lowest cost-of-living rates of any major research university in the country. Learn more.