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        New York, NY 10003
        212.229.5600 or 800.523.5411
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        Luiza Nassif Pires

        Department of Economics
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        New York, NY 10003
        Tel: 212.229.5717 x3044
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        Mark Setterfield

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        Silvina Palacio

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        Daniel Younessi

        Economics Student Handbook (PDF)

    • MA in Economics

      The MA in Economics is a 30 credit program that provides depth of knowledge and analytical skills in the field of economics with the flexibility of a wide range of elective choices.

      Each candidate shapes an individual concentration, such as economics and finance, classical political economy, interdisciplinary political economy, urban economics, or development economics.

      • Degree Master of Arts (MA)
      • Credits 30 credits
      • Format Full-time or part-time, on-campus
      • Duration 1-2 years (full-time)
      • Start Term Fall or Spring

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      The MA in Economics prepares graduates for academic and professional careers in diverse fields, including finance, government, business, and consulting. Many students pursue further study and research at the doctoral level at The New School for Social Research or other leading universities.

      Entering students work with an individual faculty advisor. This advisor, together with the departmental student advisor, introduce students to the curriculum as a whole and help them to formulate the program that best suits their interests and needs.

      STEM Designation for International Applicants 

      This program will be STEM-designated as of May 28, 2019. After graduating, eligible F-1 students in this program can apply for an additional 24 months of Optional Practical Training at the end of their Post-Completion OPT. 

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