Economics PhD Admissions

The Emory Economics Department is now accepting applications for its PhD program. We offer tuition scholarships and attractive stipends to all admitted students. The students also receive research support, conference travel funds, the possibility of internship at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, and opportunities for collaborative work with our partners in the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory Health Sciences, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

The department's focus areas are Macroeconomics, Econometrics, and Applied Micro/Health Economics. The application deadline for the Fall 2016 entering class is January 3, 2016. To apply, click here.

Faculty Spotlight

Juan Rubio-Ramírez, Professor of Economics

Juan Rubio-Ramirez

Juan Rubio-Ramírez, professor of Economics, joined Emory University in July 2015. Professor Rubio-Ramírez’s most recent work focuses on how to use models to understand the macroeconomic data. In particular, he seeks to understand the impact of monetary policy shocks and volatility shocks in economic activity. To read more about Professor Rubio-Ramírez, click here.

Faculty Spotlight

David T. Jacho-Chavez, Associate Professor of Economics

David Jacho-Chavez

David T. Jacho-Chavez, associate professor of Economics, joined Emory University in 2011. Professor Jacho-Chavez’s research areas are on econometric theory and applications, with an emphasis on microeconometrics. To read more about Professor Jacho-Chavez, click here.

Faculty in the News

Sheila Tschinkel and Marcelle Arak, "Want a 'Free Lunch'? Invest in America's Infrastructure," Conversation, October 8, 2015

Chun Chang, Kaiji Chen, Daniel F. Waggoner, and Tao Zha, featured in the October 2015 NBER Digest for their paper, "Trends and Cycles in the Macroeconomy"

DePasquale, Christine, featured in "How to Navigate Hospital Consolidation,", September 1, 2015

Ning (Neil) Yu, featured in "Fall Courses Put High-profile Issues at the Head of the Class," Emory Report, August 25, 2015