Ph.D. in Economics
The Ph.D. in economics is designed to prepare the student for university teaching and research, and for positions as economists in government, business and industry. The program emphasizes the development of advanced research and scholarship skills in applied economics areas. To accomplish this, the program has fields in econometrics, economic development, industrial organization, international economics, financial economics, and labor economics. The program has a strong track record in placing its graduates in desirable positions.
Refer to the Graduate Bulletin for more information, in particular about the rules regarding the dissertation committee and dissertation defense.
Current students may refer to the Student Handbook for more details.
Inquiries about graduate programs in economics and requests for materials should be directed to:
Dr. Michael A. Leeds,
Director of Graduate Studies
Temple University Philadelphia, PA 19122
Telephone: (215) 204-8880