Northwestern's Ph.D. program in Economics owes its international reputation to an outstanding faculty, a well-organized program of study, extensive student-faculty interaction, and an excellent record of recruiting, training, and placing talented graduate students.
The department does not admit students for a terminal MA degree, but an MA is available to Economics Ph.D. students who have successfully completed the first year of the doctoral program, and to students enrolled in other doctoral programs at Northwestern.
Economics at Northwestern Our world-class department owes its reputation to outstanding faculty dedicated to teaching and research, as well as engaged students who take advantage of learning opportunities in and beyond the classroom.The Center for Econometrics was founded within the Department of Economics at Northwestern University in the summer of 2006 to support the research activities and enhance the intellectual life of the community of scholars at Northwestern whose research is related to econometrics. The Center’s activities include: Funding short term visits by faculty from other universities.The program in economics enables students to understand the basic concepts, theories, and techniques of economics as they apply to economic problems and policies. These may focus on macroeconomics, applied microeconomics, quantitative economics, or economic history.
The Finance doctoral program provides students with rigorous training in finance, economics, mathematics and statistics. These tools, plus opportunities for supervised independent research, enable students to make their own contributions to the understanding of financial markets and institutions that lead to productive research careers.Read More
Doctoral Program The Kellogg School of Management strongly believes in an interdisciplinary and collaborative approach to doctoral study. This approach directly engages our students with the many programs and research faculty found across Northwestern University, one of the nation's leading private research universities.Read More
About Graduate Funding Familiarize yourself with the basics of graduate funding at Northwestern, including requirements and options.. PhD: Managerial Economics and Strategy PhD: Business and Management, Social Sciences: PhD. Northwestern University Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program.Read More
About Graduate Funding Familiarize yourself with the basics of graduate funding at Northwestern, including requirements and options. Fellowships and Grants Find fellowships and grants, both administered through TGS and other sources. Assistantships See requirements and tips for graduate, teaching, and research assistantships.Read More
The PhD program in Management and Organizations (“MORS”) integrates psychological, sociological, economic, and complex systems perspectives on the study of organizations and their members. Faculty and students pursue research on the behavior of individuals, groups, organizations and groups of organizations, with the goal of advancing theoretical understanding of these phenomena.Read More
Students who are continuing for a PhD degree, or students who withdraw from the PhD program, may be considered for a MS degree if they are in good academic standing, they have completed 10 graded doctoral courses with a cumulative 3.0 GPA, and complete and present a satisfactory first-year paper (minimum MS pass) by mid-September.Read More
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With over 30 different graduate degrees and certificates, opportunities abound for cutting-edge research and scholarly challenge in Weinberg College. As a Master's or PhD candidate, you'll have the opportunity to work with award-winning faculty and immerse yourself in an academic culture that fosters critical thinking and analytical skills.Read More
Examinations: PhD qualifying exams must be completed by the end of the second year: one (1) preliminary (field) exam in either econometrics, macroeconomics or microeconomics in the summer of year one; preliminary (field) exams in asset pricing and corporate finance in the summer of year two.Note: Preliminary exam waivers may be provided if students achieve competence in the economics and.Read More