Doctoral Degree in Economic Studies in Central America and Caribbean

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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.

Central America is the region of North America located between the southern border of Mexico and the northwest border of Colombia, in South America. It consists of Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama.

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Doctorate in Management and Applied Economics

International University For Graduate Studies - IUGS
Campus Part time February 2018 Dominica Portsmouth

IUGS’s Management and Applied Economics Programme has a primary mission to enhance the student’s ability to serve his or her profession through graduate degree studies. [+]

Background and Philosophy

Applied economics is a social science discipline that combines economic concepts and business practices in order to make the process of decision making more effective.

Management may be defined as a function that coordinates the effects of people to accomplish goals and objectives using available resources effectively and efficiently. Management comprises planning, organising, staffing, leading or directing, as well as controlling an organisation to accomplish an objective, a goal or set of goals.

After World War II, in the 1940’s, economist, Joel Dean, Ph.D. wrote and consulted with organisations by applying microeconomics, specifically the “theory of the firm” to improve the decision making process. ... [-]