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Economics PhD Program


While the Economics PhD program at Purdue is relatively small in numbers compared to other programs, it is high quality. For instance, a recent study ranked Economics PhD departments based on the "worth of their PhD program". In this study, Purdue ranked 31st among all Economics Departments worldwide. For further information, follow this link to the full article.

Admission Information
Placement Information
Financial Aid
PhD Requirements
MS Degree in Economics for Purdue Ph.D. Students
Faculty Area Interests
Current Students


Ph.D. Contact Person:  Kelly Felty, ( or
Director of Graduate Studies in Economics: Professor Brian Roberson, (
Associate Director of Krannert Doctoral Programs (Management & Economics):  Kelly Felty
Ph.D. Office email:
Ph.D. Office Phone: 765-494-4375