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Explore Our PhD Program

The Emory PhD Program puts students on the intellectual frontier of the economic discipline by introducing them to the leading-edge theories and techniques. This training allows students to actively investigate research questions of particular interest and importance to them.

Students in the PhD program in Economics at Emory enjoy:

  • Distinguished faculty eager to mentor students
  • Financial support including generous annual stipend and full tuition scholarship
  • Low student-to-faculty ratio with small interactive classes
  • Reside in Atlanta and enjoy the benefits of a major city
  • Research opportunities at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Training in the most current and advanced quantitative methods, critical to research in the focus areas of Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Health Economics, and Econometrics