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  • Economics (PhD)

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    The New School for Social Research
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    Yuki Tada

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    New York, NY 10003
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    Sanjay Reddy

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    Silvina Palacio

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    Elijah Blanton

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  • The PhD in Economics is designed for students who have completed the Economics MA at The New School for Social Research or a comparable master's degree from another university.

    Core courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics, and econometrics are supplemented by courses in Marxian, post-Keynesian, and neo-Ricardian theory. Students develop two areas of concentration prior to beginning work on a dissertation.

    • Degree Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Credits 60 credits
    • Format Full-time or part-time, on campus
    • Start Term Fall

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    STEM Designation for International Applicants 

    This program is STEM-designated. 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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