Doctoral Program in Economic Studies in Asia

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Economic Studies

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.

Economics and administration is a hybrid field in which professionals are trained in both macro and micro economics. Analysis of history and understanding economic principles, along with knowledge of finance, public policy and business topics arm experts in making short and long term recommendations.

 

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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PhD in Finance

Izmir University of Economics
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Turkey Balçova

Finance as an area of expertise has extended its scope with help of developments in recent years. Besides, risk management, derivative markets, banking, insurance, behavioral finance, investment analysis and management, financial modeling, international financial markets have become academic specialization fields as sub-disciplines of finance. [+]

Finance as an area of expertise has extended its scope with help of developments in recent years. Besides, risk management, derivative markets, banking, insurance, behavioral finance, investment analysis and management, financial modeling, international financial markets have become academic specialization fields as sub-disciplines of finance. The aim of the Ph.D. program in Finance is to develop academicians and professionals who are capable of conducting high-quality scientific research and are eligible to meet the increasing demand for a qualified manager in the field. Graduates of the program are leading researchers in the field of finance who are qualified in quantitative research methods in finance and financial econometrics, can follow theoretical literature in micro and macroeconomics, contribute to current issues in national and international financial system and create scholarly solutions to increase the financial efficiency of real sector firms.... [-]


PhD in Applied Mathematics and Statistics

Izmir University of Economics
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Turkey Balçova

Nowadays, science and technology are rapidly developing with an ever-increasing impetus and a substantial part of knowledge is comprised of quantitative data. The analysis and interpretation of this data require the use of mathematical and statistical methods. [+]

Nowadays, science and technology are rapidly developing with an ever-increasing impetus and a substantial part of knowledge is comprised of quantitative data. The analysis and interpretation of this data require the use of mathematical and statistical methods. The Applied Mathematics and Statistics doctorate program practiced by the Department of Mathematics enables the students to conduct advanced research for application in the fields of Engineering, Medicine, Physics, Biology, Computer Sciences under the supervision of advisors. The academic staff comprises dynamic lecturers who are capable of conducting efficient scientific research and publishing them in internationally recognized journals.... [-]


PhD in Economics

Izmir University of Economics
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Turkey Balçova

The İzmir University of Economics, Department of Economics offers an English language based graduate program for prospective students to earn a Ph.D. degree in Economics.The program provides a high-quality alternative to similar programs both in domestic and international institutions. [+]

The İzmir University of Economics, Department of Economics offers an English language based graduate program for prospective students to earn a Ph.D. degree in Economics.The program provides a high-quality alternative to similar programs both in domestic and international institutions.

The participating academic staff and course contents are chosen specifically to provide the necessary tools and expertise to the students, preparing them with a strong background for the highly competitive international academic and business environments.

Students are expected to complete the program in four years. After completing the course requirements in the first two years of the program, students have to take their comprehensive exams. Upon successful completion of their exams, students will be assigned to advisors that will direct them to proceed with their research.... [-]


Doctor of Philosophy (Economics)

National University of Singapore Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
Campus Full time 1 - 5 years August 2018 Singapore

The Ph.D. 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 Ph.D. Programme is aimed at attracting the top students from Asia and beyond, and training them to engage in frontier research in economics.

Admission Requirements

A good Masters degree in Economics is required for admission to the Ph.D. 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 Ph.D. 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.... [-]


PhD (The Doctoral Program)

MSU - Moscow State University Graduate School
Campus Part time 3 years September 2018 Russia Moscow

The GSBA Doctoral program (Ph.D.) is designed and structured to foster academic research in applied economics and management. The program is intended for candidates with outstanding intellectual abilities and a strong commitment to research. [+]

The Doctoral Program (Ph.D.) program is taught in Russian.

The Doctoral Program (Ph.D.)Mentoring Researchers in Applied Economics and Management

Research and the development of knowledge are fundamental dimensions of all GSBA programs. The GSBA Doctoral program is designed and structured to foster academic research in applied economics and management. The program is intended for candidates with outstanding intellectual abilities and a strong commitment to research.

Requiring a minimum of three years, the Doctoral program consists of compulsory courses within the first year of study, teaching practice during the second and third years of study. Research, leading to the dissertation, starts in the first years and continues through the course of study.... [-]


PhD in Economics

Lingnan University
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2018 Hong Kong Tuen Mun

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). [+]

PhD in Economics

Duration: 3 or 4 years (Full-time)

Place: Hong Kong

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). The Economics Department has been punching above its weight on research since being rated among the top 2 highest Economics Departments in Hong Kong in the latest Research Assessment Exercise (2006) conducted by the Hong Kong Government, with a huge 94.13% score against an average 76.72% in Business and Economics in Hong Kong’s universities generally. Equally important for our research students, the Department hosts a constant string of top scholars from around the world for short visits and seminars.... [-]


PhD in Finance

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2018 Hong Kong

The Ph.D. program in Finance strives to prepare students to make significant research contributions on topics such as corporate finance, financial contracts and institutions, asset pricing, market microstructure, derivatives, and international financial markets. The finance faculty works closely with students in helping them develop research topics and conduct academic research at a level that can be published in the top academic journals. [+]

The mission of the Department of Finance is to produce world-class research, deliver first-rate finance education, and contribute to the financial development of Hong Kong, Mainland China, and the Asia-Pacific region. The Department now has more than 20 full-time regular and visiting faculty members who are actively engaged in research and provide high-quality teaching. We also attract international renowned scholars and experienced industry practitioners to contribute to our research and teaching activities.

The Department has made remarkable achievements since its inception. It has been consistently ranked No. 1 in research in the Asia-Pacific region, and in the top 25 in the world by the FMA-ASU (Financial Management Association at Arizona State University) Finance research rankings. Because of the quality of its faculty, the Department has quickly gained an international reputation for its research, as well as a local reputation for its expertise in corporate finance, derivatives, and the local and regional financial markets.... [-]


PhD in Economics

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2018 Hong Kong

The Ph.D. program is a research-oriented degree program. It is designed to enable students to concentrate in a specialized field and to provide them the opportunity to do original, fundamental research in that field. The program prepares students for a teaching and/or research career in universities, research institutions, businesses and in the government. [+]

The Department of Economics emphasizes both teaching and research and sees them as mutually reinforcing. Faculty members are encouraged to engage in important research that leads to publication in leading international journals. Faculty members are also encouraged to apply rigorous methodologies to local economic issues that are of high academic value.

Faculty members in the Department are highly regarded and their accomplishments are formally recognized in several studies of productivity in economics research. In 2012, the Academic Ranking of World Universities, conducted by Shanghai Jiaotong University, ranked the Department as No. 1 in Asia and No. 48 in the world. Also in 2012, the EDUNIVERSAL Best Masters Ranking rated the Department as No. 1 in Far East Asia.... [-]


PhD in Accounting

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2018 Hong Kong

Our Ph.D. program is similar in structure and content to those at other top universities in the world. Students are required to undergo rigorous course training in the first two years to build up a solid foundation of knowledge on economic theories, statistics/econometrics, finance, as well as accounting. [+]

HKUST is home to Asia’s premier accounting program, combining world-leading research, award-winning teaching, outstanding students, and a state-of-the-art curriculum to train tomorrow’s leaders. All faculties have PhDs from the world’s top research universities.

In recent years, the Department of Accounting consistently has ranked among the best globally for publications in leading accounting research journals. For example, according to the University of Texas at Dallas Top 100 Business School Research Rankings, the Department ranks 15th worldwide based on publications in the top three accounting journals over ten years (2003-2012).

HKUST is accredited by the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. In 1999, HKUST became the first accounting program outside of North America to win accreditation from AACSB, the premier accrediting agency for business schools. In 2003, HKUST became the first university outside North America awarded a chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, the world’s premier accounting honorary organization.... [-]


PhD Finance

Yasar University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Turkey İzmir

The field of Finance is one of the disciplines that provide many high-quality job opportunities all around the world. The demand for the study of Finance is increasing, which in turn, increases the need for academicians specializing in Finance. Additionally, development of new complex financial products and instruments has triggered a profound change in the practice of Finance, necessitating more researchers and managers with quantitative skills that can be obtained during a Ph.D. study. The Ph.D. program in Finance aims to satisfy the needs of both the academic world and the capital markets for highly-qualified researchers and managers. [+]

The field of Finance is one of the disciplines that provide many high-quality job opportunities all around the world. The demand for the study of Finance is increasing, which in turn, increases the need for academicians specializing in Finance. Additionally, development of new complex financial products and instruments has triggered a profound change in the practice of Finance, necessitating more researchers and managers with quantitative skills that can be obtained during a Ph.D. study. The Ph.D. program in Finance aims to satisfy the needs of both the academic world and the capital markets for highly-qualified researchers and managers.

Program structure

The first year of the Ph.D. program consists of coursework, followed by one year of preparation for the Doctorate Proficiency Examination. After passing the examination successfully, students will begin to write their dissertations, for a total research period of two years.... [-]


PhD in Finance

Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 7 years January 2019 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

Why our APU Ph.D. by Research Programme? You will be assigned to a group of highly qualified supervisors; Wide range of latest research areas in the fields of computing and business administration areas; We have our regular research workshops, colloquium, and seminars facilitated by local and international academicians and professionals; Comprehensive Student Support Services; Resourceful online databases. [+]

Why our APU Ph.D. by Research Programme? You will be assigned to a group of highly qualified supervisors. A wide range of latest research areas in the fields of computing and business administration areas. We have our regular research workshops, colloquium, and seminars facilitated by local and international academicians and professionals. Comprehensive Student Support Services. Resourceful online databases. Duration:Full-time (3-5 years)Part-time ( 5-7 years) Award:APU, Malaysia Course Fees:RM 45,000 (USD 10,720) Application Process

Ideally, students work with potential supervisors to develop a proposal.

*Supervisory sessions consist of 4 elements as appropriate to the candidate’s background:... [-]


Ph.D. in Statistics (STAT)

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Campus September 2018 Saudi Arabia Thuwal

The Statistics (STAT) program educates students to analyze and model complex real-world problems arising in modern Statistical Data Science. [+]

About the Program

The Statistics (STAT) program educates students to analyze and model complex real-world problems arising in modern Statistical Data Science. Two degrees are offered: the M.S. degree (under either a Thesis or a Non-Thesis option) and the Ph.D. degree. Admission to one degree does not guarantee transfer to another. All students in the M.S. and Ph.D. programs are guided by a Faculty Advisor to develop their program of study.

Ph.D.

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree is designed to prepare students for research careers in academia and industry. It is offered exclusively as a full-time program.

There is a minimum residency requirement at KAUST of three and a half years for students entering with a B.S. Degree and two and a half years for students entering with an M.S. Degree. A minimum GPA of 3.0 must be achieved on all doctoral coursework. Individual courses require a minimum of a ‘B-‘ to earn course credit.... [-]


PhD in Economics

Koc University - Istanbul Turkey
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Turkey İstanbul

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.... [-]


PhD in Economics

Kadir Has University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Turkey Istanbul

Kadir Has University Economics PhD Program is specialized in political economy and development economics. We aim our students to be equipped with advanced knowledge in macroeconomics, microeconomics and econometric methods. [+]

PhD in Economics

Kadir Has University Economics PhD Program is specialized in political economy and development economics.

We aim our students to be equipped with advanced knowledge in macroeconomics, microeconomics and econometric methods.

Our graduate programs are taught in English.

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Doctor of Philosophy in Islamic Finance (PhD)

INCEIF The Global University of Islamic Finance
Campus Full time September 2018 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

The PhD programme is industry-driven and is based on strong academic fundamentals, emphasizing robust and rigorous knowledge in Islamic finance. [+]

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

On campus study

Our campus is close to the city center of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; one of the most vibrant Islamic financial markets in the world. The industry is supported by numerous government initiatives to further strengthen the country’s position as an international Islamic financial center.

PhD candidates benefit from access to a wide range of local courses and seminars. In addition, INCEIF also has the close relationship with Bank Negara Malaysia (Central Bank of Malaysia) and Islamic financial institutions locally and internationally.... [-]