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Economics PhD

A highly individualized program to match your interests The College offers the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree with specializations in health economics, international economics, monetary economics, public economics, regional and urban economics, and resource economics. Our program is built around an applied curriculum with a strong theoretical and quantitative foundation. The Ph.D. in Economics program at WVU offers small classes and an "open-door" policy that allows students the opportunity to speak with faculty members in a personal environment.

Job Placement

Our program presents a wide variety of job opportunities. Most commonly, our graduates look for initial employment in academia. This preparation they receive as students, together with their success in publishing research articles, has made our graduates extremely competitive in the job market.

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The Ph.D. in Economics program has a projected plan of course study to help you on your way to achieving your Ph.D. 


Financial Assistance

A great education at an affordable cost - we offer competitive tuition waivers, assistantships, fellowships and scholarships for students wishing to further their education with WVU.

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Working Papers

The distinguished faculty in Chamber College practice in a wide variety of research topics and specialties. Check out some of their current projects or look up past papers.

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