A PhD or Doctor of Philosophy is a postgraduate academic degree awarded by universities. Once one attains a PhD he or she may often be referred to as a doctor.
With the current dynamic economic condition that is experienced in the whole world, being an international economic analyst requires this level of academics to give an accurate, factual and precise advice on the guidelines to take when coming up with both monetary and fiscal measures of economic solutions.
Asia is the world's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the eastern and northern hemispheres. It covers 8.7% of the Earth's total surface area and comprises 30% of its land area.
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The Singapore Management University (SMU) PhD in Economics trains scholars to do rigorous research and analysis in Economics. It is is a highly selective and carefully planned programme delivered by a team of internationally recognised professors who are actively engaged in research at the frontiers of economics knowledge, and who are dedicated to teaching and training the next generation of economics... [+]
Ph.D. program in economics aims to prepare students for outstanding research in economics. Upon graduation, our students will be able to pursue careers in prominent universities, research [+]
PhD in Economics
Ph.D. program in economics aims to prepare students for outstanding research in economics. Upon graduation, our students will be able to pursue careers in prominent universities, research institutions, and government agencies in Turkey and abroad.The first year of the program establishes a solid foundation in economic theory and econometrics, while during their second year, students take more advanced courses in the fields of their own choice. After finishing their coursework, students begin their own research and devote most of their time to writing their Ph.D. dissertation. Koç University is one of the best places to obtain a Ph. D. degree in economics. The Economics faculty at Koç University has a solid reputation as contributors to the frontiers of knowledge in Turkey and abroad. Recently, the department has been ranked number 1 in Turkey and continues to improve its ranking in Europe and the world.... [-]
With 12 regular academic staff, the Economics Department is large by Lingnan’s standards. Its members all hold PhDs from top universities internationally, and now counts with world-renowned Professor Avinash Dixit from Princeton University as its Distinguished Adjunct Professor (spending periods of 6 to 8 weeks with us annually). [+]
İzmir University of Economics, Department of Economics offers an English language based graduate program for prospective students to earn Ph.D. degree in Economics.The program provides a high quality alternative to similar programs both in domestic and international institutions. [+]
The PhD Programme is aimed at attracting the top students from Asia and beyond, and training them to engage in frontier research in economics. [+]
Doctor of Philosophy (Economics)
The PhD Programme is aimed at attracting the top students from Asia and beyond, and training them to engage in frontier research in economics.
A good Masters degree in Economics is required for admission to the PhD Programme directly. Students with a strong honors degree (first class or second upper) in Economics or have a good quantitative background such as in mathematics, statistics, physics, engineering, operations research, etc; may be considered for direct entry to the PhD programme.
Applicants whose native tongue or medium of university instruction is not in English should submit the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) score as evidence of their proficiency in the English language.... [-]
Management is a requirement in all organisations, small or large, national or multinational, private or public sector, profit making or not for profit. All those with responsibilities for people, resources, activities and information will need some skills in management. This [+]
Ph.D. in EconomicsManagement is a requirement in all organisations, small or large, national or multinational, private or public sector, profit making or not for profit. All those with responsibilities for people, resources, activities and information will need some skills in management. This degree provides doctorate level of management studies by research, incorporating students’ unique expertise and interests. Students are expected to pursue structured, supervised original research into one of the many business and management related fields in which the Faculty has expertise. After the completion of the programme, students’ knowledge and credentials will have a greater impact in management consultancy and professional research and their research degree can provide a springboard for careers in these fields.... [-]