Economics: PhD

Graduate Program in Economics

Jan. 15
Doctor of Philosophy
2 years minimum

Program Handbook

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.

Last verified: 08/31/2023

Application Materials:
  • GRE General Test required
  • TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo for non-native speakers of English
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Official transcripts from each post-secondary institution; one must show conferral of a bachelor's degree. (Due upon enrollment)
  • Statement of intent
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Unofficial transcripts from each post-secondary institution required at the time of application. (Official transcript showing conferral of a bachelor's degree due upon enrollment.)

Ethan Lieber
Director of Graduate Studies
Phone: 574-631-4971