Doctorate Degrees in Economic Studies

Compare 93 PhD Programs in Economic Studies

Economic Studies

A doctor of philosophy, or PhD, is the highest degree someone can acquire in their chosen field of study. Also known as a doctorate, this is a terminal degree. Requirements for this degree vary from country to country and school to school, but students must be in good academic standing to be accepted into the program.

What is a PhD in Economics and Administration? It’s a program designed to help international economists contribute to economic disciplines with proper knowledge. Coursework might include the study of analyzing data, quantitative techniques and empirical techniques. Students will be required to write a doctoral dissertation. They will also be required to present those dissertations at seminars and reading groups. Space is often limited in these programs, making them more prestigious.

Completing a PhD course will prepare graduates for improved careers. If they want to remain in their current position at work, the PhD could help them to obtain a raise. If they wish to apply somewhere else, they will have more leverage as a doctor of philosophy to use in negotiating a salary.

Because universities vary from one to the next, and countries do as well, the cost to participate in a doctorate program will also vary. Contact your school of choice to determine how much you can expect to pay.

A PhD in Economics and Administration will prepare graduates for a variety of careers. These careers might be pursued in international or national markets. They might include jobs in central banks, financial institutions or consulting firms. Graduates may choose to work as regulatory or economic policy makers. They could choose to teach administration or economics as a professor at a university or to become a consultant for a bank.

To learn more about obtaining a PhD in Economics and Administration, do some research on available universities online or in person. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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PhD in Accounting and Finance

Unicaf University (MW)
Online Campus Full time Part time Open Enrollment USA New York Greece Athens Romania Bucharest United Kingdom London Egypt Cairo Ghana Accra Malawi Lilongwe Mauritius Port Louis Kenya Nairobi Nigeria Lagos Somalia Mogadishu Zambia Lusaka Jordan Irbid Cyprus Cyprus Online + 27 more

The goal of the Ph.D. programme is to prepare the next generation of leading researchers. The Ph.D. is a programme of independent, self-directed academic research degree, supported by a team of supervisors that makes an original contribution to knowledge written up in a publishable dissertation. [+]

The goal of the Ph.D. programme is to prepare the next generation of leading researchers.

The Ph.D. is a programme of independent, self-directed academic research degree, supported by a team of supervisors that makes an original contribution to knowledge written up in a publishable dissertation. The Ph.D. programme also supports the development of research and generic skills to equip you to operate successfully as a professional researcher in any setting. The essential requirement of a Ph.D. is the creation of new knowledge. Being a researcher means developing new ideas and improving understanding through the creation of new knowledge. Your research will inevitably build to some degree on the work and ideas of others, but as a research student, you are expected to make an original contribution to knowledge in your discipline.... [-]


Doctoral Program in International Business Taxation

WU - Vienna University of Economics and Business
Campus Full time March 2019 Austria Vienna

The Doctoral Program in International Business Taxa­tion (DIBT) offers an excellent doctoral education to outstanding students from all over the world, fully preparing them to conduct research on international business taxation. [+]

Doctoral Program in International Business Taxation

The Doctoral Program in International Business Taxa­tion (DIBT) offers an excellent doctoral education to outstanding students from all over the world, fully preparing them to conduct research on international business taxation. DIBT provides high-quality interdis­ciplinary training for graduates in the field of interna­tional taxation, including and combining the disciplines of public finance, international tax law, and cross-bor­der tax management.

DIBT focuses on high-quality academic education and internationally competitive research. It is aimed at the future elite of scholars and provides interdisciplinary training in the taxation of enterprises‘ cross-border activi­ties, drawing on and combining the core disciplines public finance, international tax law, and cross-border tax management. By then expanding tax training to non-traditional yet highly relevant disciplines such as economic psychology, history, political science, ethics, and legal philosophy as well as organizational behavior and decision making, a broadening of horizons and a more comprehensive approach to research questions is achieved.... [-]


PhD Programme

Hanken School of Economics
Campus Full time 4 years January 2019 Finland Helsinki Vaasa + 1 more

The Hanken PhD Programme corresponds to four years of full-time studies, during which you produce a doctoral thesis (180 credit points) and complete 60 ECTS credit points of coursework. [+]

Get a PhD in Business and Economics

Become the knowledge producer of tomorrow and beyond

Do you have:

An interest in business and economics beyond the ordinary? A Master’s degree and a passion for creating knowledge? A desire to work with issues that are important to both yourself and society? A wish to safeguard your employability in the global economy of tomorrow and beyond?

Hanken signs employment contracts with all new doctoral students. The employment contracts are for 12 months with an option of a further 12 months, provided there has been good study progress.

Programme Structure

The Hanken PhD Programme corresponds to four years of full-time studies, during which you produce a doctoral thesis (180 credit points) and complete 60 ECTS credit points of coursework.... [-]


PhD Sector Economics and Economics of Enterprises

Czech University of Life Sciences - Faculty of Economics and Management
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 Czech Republic Praha-Suchdol

It is supposed that the graduate masters the theoretical foundations of the study area, the basic methods of scientific work in the field of study and the basic forms of permanent collection of worldwide knowledge in the field of study for lifelong learning. Graduates are supposed to be able to design descriptive and normative economic models of economic processes at the macro and microeconomic level and collect relevant documents needed for their formalization. Furthermore, the ability of generalization of scientific knowledge into the form of economic laws is assumed together with their application in the interpretation of specific economic tasks to promote sustainable development. [+]

The form of study: full-time or distance

Length of study: 4 years (8 semesters)

Entrance examination: is led by a committee nominated by the scientific board of the relevant study program and assigned by the dean of the faculty. The entrance examination consists of a scientific discussion, oral interview verifying the knowledge of English and a second foreign language of global use and the transcript of records from previous university studies.

Profile of the graduate

It is supposed that the graduate masters the theoretical foundations of the study area, the basic methods of scientific work in the field of study and the basic forms of permanent collection of worldwide knowledge in the field of study for lifelong learning. Graduates are supposed to be able to design descriptive and normative economic models of economic processes at the macro and microeconomic level and collect relevant documents needed for their formalization. Furthermore, the ability of generalization of scientific knowledge into the form of economic laws is assumed together with their application in the interpretation of specific economic tasks to promote sustainable development. Graduates should be able to independently work on solutions for serious economic problems, including environmental protection at sectoral and company level within the agrarian sector as an integral part of the national economy. Graduates should manage alternative approaches for solving economic problems on both the business and corporate level and be capable of supporting interdisciplinary synthesis supporting the optimization of economic actions and processes towards sustainable development.... [-]


Doctor of Philosophy in Islamic Finance (PhD)

INCEIF The Global University of Islamic Finance
Campus Full time September 2019 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

PhD in Islamic Finance will enable candidates to develop the technical and intellectual ability needed to pursue research across a broad range of areas in Islamic finance. INCEIF’s PhD programme is industry-driven but yet based on strong academic fundamentals. [+]

PhDs in Economic Studies.

The PhD programme is Industry-driven and is based on strong academic fundamentals, emphasising robust and rigorous knowledge in Islamic finance.

As a global leader in Islamic finance education, the INCEIF Doctoral programme has been developed to produce schools of international standing whose research furthers theoretical understanding while meeting the practical requirements of the Islamic finance industry.

The is structured to enable students to develop the technical and intellecttual ability needed to pursue doctoral research across a broad range of areas in Islamic finance.

For more information : http://www.inceif.org/doctor-of-philosophy-in-islamic-finance/ or email us at marketing@inceif.org... [-]


PhD in Finance

Vienna Graduate School Of Finance
Campus Full time 5 years September 2019 Austria Vienna

The Vienna Graduate School of Finance (VGSF) invites promising students with outstanding academic profiles to apply for our Ph.D. Program in Finance. VGSF is the result of cooperation between three institutions: The Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS), the University of Vienna, and the WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business). [+]

Ph.D. in Finance – The Vienna Graduate School of Finance

The Vienna Graduate School of Finance (VGSF) invites promising students with outstanding academic profiles to apply for our Ph.D. Program in Finance. VGSF is the result of cooperation between three institutions: The Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS), the University of Vienna, and the WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business).

Key strengths of the program:

The Ph.D. program is a 5-year, full-time program structured into coursework and research. The Ph.D. students benefit from a stimulating research and learning environment and receive continuous guidance from the faculty throughout the duration of the program. At VGSF, you are more than a student; you are a colleague and a member of our community. The faculty members are leading experts in their respective fields and collaborate with renowned professionals and academics from all over the world, who are regularly invited to VGSF for guest lectures or seminars.... [-]


PhD in Accounting and Finance

University of Economics Prague - Faculty of Finance and Accounting
Campus Full time Part time 3 years September 2019 Czech Republic Prague + 1 more

The faculty of finance and accounting offers an English language Ph.D. programme for all international students. This programme is a three-year full time or part-time programme that is fully recognized and offered in two main study areas. [+]

PhDs in Economic Studies. Prospective students

The Faculty of Finance and Accounting offers an English language Ph.D. programme for all international students. This programme is a three-year full time or part-time programme that is fully recognized and offered in two main study areas:

Finance Accounting and Corporate Financial Management

The prospective student has to apply through a regular application process and proceeds through the entrance examination. The entrance examination focuses as well on the entrance exam essay each applicant must submit to their potential supervisor. Each prospective student must agree with their potential supervisor about the supervision prior to submitting the application documents.... [-]


PhD Program

Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) School of Business
Campus Full time Part time 4 - 6 years September 2019 Hong Kong Kowloon Tong + 1 more

HKBU School of Business offers research postgraduates programmes (“RPG”), either MPhil or PhD across five main disciplines, namely Accountancy and Law (ACLW), Economics (ECON), Finance and Decision Sciences (FDS), Management (MGNT) and Marketing (MKT). Combining academic rigour with a resolutely international approach, these programmes are ideal for future business leaders or scholars. [+]

Programme Overview

HKBU School of Business offers research postgraduates programmes (“RPG”), either MPhil or PhD across five main disciplines, namely Accountancy and Law (ACLW), Economics (ECON), Finance and Decision Sciences (FDS), Management (MGNT) and Marketing (MKT). Combining academic rigour with a resolutely international approach, these programmes are ideal for future business leaders or scholars.

PhD students work in close collaboration with world-class faculty as thesis supervisor, but also a mentor and coach to support you in this intellectual journey. Students will have the opportunity to act as a part-time lecturer in the undergraduate programme. This opportunity, available in the final year of study, is an ideal stepping stone for those seeking a career in academia. Financial assistance in various forms is available through the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme.... [-]


Doctor in Economics

Xiamen University - Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 China Xiamen

The international doctoral programs in economics and finance at WISE & SOE, XMU are designed to attract international students with clear academic interests and motivations, who would like to carry out their master and/or doctoral studies in China. [+]

PhDs in Economic Studies.

The international doctoral programs in economics and finance at WISE & SOE, XMU are designed to attract international students with clear academic interests and motivations, who would like to carry out their master and/or doctoral studies in China.

WISE focuses on high-quality economics and finance education, frontier research, and intensive international academic exchanges and cooperation. With excellent faculty members recruited from top overseas universities, all degree programs are conducted in English based on international common standard.

WISE & SOE offer four doctoral programs for international students:... [-]


PhD in Accounting

Singapore Management University
Campus Full time 4 - 5 years August 2019 Singapore

The Singapore Management University (SMU) PhD in Accounting programme equips students with in-depth knowledge of accounting theory and practice, and of related fields such as economics and finance. Students will have the ability to conduct original scientific research in accounting through theory-building and state-of-the-art quantitative research methodology and will be trained by distinguished faculty members in fields such as financial accounting, managerial accounting, auditing, and tax. Our programme’s objective is to develop highly-skilled and innovative thought leaders in accounting research and education for leading research-oriented universities and industries in this region and throughout the world. [+]

SMU PhD in Accounting

The Singapore Management University (SMU) PhD in Accounting programme equips students with in-depth knowledge of accounting theory and practice, and of related fields such as economics and finance. Students will have the ability to conduct original scientific research in accounting through theory-building and state-of-the-art quantitative research methodology and will be trained by distinguished faculty members in fields such as financial accounting, managerial accounting, auditing, and tax. Our programme’s objective is to develop highly-skilled and innovative thought leaders in accounting research and education for leading research-oriented universities and industries in this region and throughout the world.... [-]


PhD in Finance

University of Texas Arlington
Campus Full time 4 years August 2019 USA Arlington

The Department of Finance and Real Estate admits a cohort batch of doctoral students in finance in the fall semester of every alternate year. The size of the batch depends on funding as well as the competitive pool of applicants. The students take predefined coursework in major and supporting fields for approximately two years followed by a written and oral comprehensive examination. [+]

The Finance Department will accept applications for new students for Fall 2019. The early application deadline is January 15, 2019.

The Department of Finance and Real Estate admits a cohort batch of doctoral students in finance in the fall semester of every alternate year. The size of the batch depends on funding as well as the competitive pool of applicants. The students take predefined coursework in major and supporting fields for approximately two years followed by a written and oral comprehensive examination.

The Department of Finance and Real Estate at UTA is committed to providing one of the highest quality finance programs in Texas. Located in the center of the Dallas/FortWorth Metroplex, UTA is in the midst of a dynamic employment market. The Department of Finance and Real Estate at UTA has ten full-time faculty. The department offers a full complement of classes in corporate finance, investments, financial institutions and capital markets, and international finance. The opportunity exists for students to participate in the finance industry through internships and part-time employment while continuing their business education. Firms hiring finance students focus on many issues including managerial finance, banking, investment, brokerage, international money markets, insurance, personal financial planning, and mortgage activities. Firms hiring real estate students focus on topics such as environmental consulting, property tax, investment consulting, property development and management, property financing, mortgage banking, appraisal and valuation, site location analysis, and syndication. The departmental student organizations have ranked among the top student organizations in the country and have been placed... [-]


PhD in Accounting and Finance

Durham University Business School
Campus Full time October 2019 United Kingdom Durham

Over the past few years, our research has been published in a range of quality journals. Subjects include financial reporting and disclosure, auditing quality, corporate governance, corporate ownership structure, public accounting, management accounting, social and environmental accounting, the accountancy profession, accounting history, Islamic accounting and finance and accounting education. [+]

The PhD is the highest academic degree and as such Durham graduates are in demand for academic posts in leading universities and top business schools; for business and management consultancy in commerce and industry; and for senior management roles in private sector organizations and government institutions.

Whatever your goals, the Durham PhD gives you the opportunity to combine rigorous academic theory with research to influence the world of business and make a unique contribution to your field of study. It attracts exceptional students of the highest caliber, and in conjunction with scholars internationally-renowned for their research and thought leadership, the PhD programme at Durham University Business School is both challenging and stimulating.... [-]


Postgraduate Doctoral Study in Economics and Business Economics

University Of Rijeka - Faculty of Economics
Campus Full time 3 years October 2019 Croatia Rijeka

The doctoral study program in Economics and Business Economics of the Faculty of Economics in Rijeka is the member of the two prestigious doctoral networks/associations: Central and South-Eastern European Ph.D. Network (CESEENET) and European Doctoral Association in Management and Business Administration (EDAMBA). [+]

Postgraduate Doctoral Study in Economics and Business Economics

The doctoral study program in Economics and Business Economics of the Faculty of Economics in Rijeka is the member of the two prestigious doctoral networks/associations: Central and South-Eastern European Ph.D. Network (CESEENET) and European Doctoral Association in Management and Business Administration (EDAMBA). This enables our students to be additionally included in student exchange, participate at distinguished summer schools and workshops. Besides our professors, the distinguished foreign professors are engaged in the program also and our doctoral candidates could pick up their supervisors from the high-quality professors from all around the world.... [-]


PhD

Wits Business School
Campus Full time Part time February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg

Join top candidates from across the continent, participate in rich cultural and social debates and realize the vastness of the knowledge domains you can master by developing your learning and research skills. [+]

Programme Overview

The WBS Ph.D. programme is the largest in South Africa and one of the most highly regarded on the continent. We seek out and bring together top candidates from across Africa to address important topics in their Ph.D. research that are relevant to the advancement of business and society on our continent. We have students from Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Zambia and of course South Africa, and the best faculty from across the continent so that our Ph.D. is authentically African in perspective. As a student of our Ph.D. programme, you will gain real cultural and social insights from our commercial and political debates, you will sharpen your ability to articulate, grow in confidence and realize the vastness of the knowledge domains you can master by developing your learning and research skills. A Ph.D. shows the world you are capable of putting in the disciplined effort, logical thought and leaps of insight needed to be a ground-breaking innovator. It tells employers that you work diligently to discover new truths, evaluate alternative approaches and forge ways forward based on solid evidence.... [-]


4-year Ph.D. in Finance – Dialogue Of Scientific Disciplines or Management in New Technologies

Kozminski University
Campus Full time 4 - 4 years October 2019 Poland Warsaw

A Ph.D. degree is useful in any field. It is highly esteemed e.g. in financial-assurance sector, in public administration, in politics, or in consulting. A doctoral degree proves highest intellectual abilities of its holder. It is a kind of intellectual nobility and is a sign of belonging to a certain elite. It is also a scholarly degree widely recognized on the international market. [+]

Kozminski University announces recruitment for two free of charge full-time doctoral programs in English: Finance – Dialogue Of Scientific Disciplines and Management in New Technologies.

The studies (in English) aim at educating young researchers who will able to compete on the international scientific and publishing market. This requires, first of all, the emphasis of the learning process on mastering research in management and/or finance and related disciplines, and secondly, improving research skills acquired during the course of study under the guidance of experienced international supervisors. We will invite 12 people to each project. The implementation will take place from August 1, 2017 to December 31, 2021.... [-]