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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.

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Contact:  Marcella VanSickle, Program Coordinator for Krannert Doctoral Programs:

Phone: 765-494-9024


Professor Brian Roberson, Associate Professor of
Economics and Director of the Economics Doctoral Program: