Economics (PhD)

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Program Description

Stern’s PhD program in economics is known for its world-class faculty that includes two Nobel-prize-winning economists and an extremely low student-faculty ratio. Students receive personalized attention while also having access to a broad range of courses through the economics department of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. The research interests of Stern economics faculty span many areas, with particular strengths in industrial organization and applied micro theory, including applications to strategy, and macro economics, including applications to finance and international economics.


All applicants to the NYU Stern School of Business PhD Program are required to submit a complete application for admission. A complete application includes the online applicationstatement of purposeoptional essayeducational history and resume or CVletters of recommendationtest scoresacademic transcripts, and an application fee.

See How to Apply for admission requirements and instructions specific to this program.