PhD in Economics in Asia

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The PhD is a doctoral degree, specifically called a "doctor of philosophy" degree. This is misleading because PhD holders are not necessarily philosophers (unless they earned their degree in philosophy!). That said, PhD recipients are able to engage in thought experiments, reason about problems, and solve problems in sophisticated ways.

Those who study economics first and foremost learn the differences between microeconomics and macroeconomics. Microeconomics involves the behavior of individual markets, such as households and firms, and their interactions. Macroeconomics, on the other hand, involves looking at the entire economy as a whole.

Students who complete a part of their degree in Asia are growing in numbers. Currently, the second and the third biggest economies are in Asia. Without limitation, students have described their time in Asia as the best experience of their lives. Today, three of the four most populated countries of the world are in Asia: China, India, and Indonesia.

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PhD in Economics

Kadir Has University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 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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PhD in Economics

Izmir University of Economics
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 Turkey Izmir

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.... [-]


PhD (The Doctoral Program)

MSU - Moscow State University Graduate School
Campus Part time 3 years September 2019 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 30 - 72 months September 2019 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

Normal Duration: 3 or 4 years (Full-time)

Place: Hong Kong

With 13 regular academic staff, the Department of Economics is large by Lingnan’s standards. Its members all hold PhDs from top universities internationally, and now counts with world-renowned scholar in International Economics, Professor Mark Rosenzweig as its Distinguished Adjunct Professor (spending periods of two weeks with us annually). Professor Rosenzweig is Frank Altschul Professor of International Economics and Director, Economic Growth Center at Yale University. The Department of Economics 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 SAR 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 Economics

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years September 2019 Hong Kong

The PhD programme is a research-oriented degree programme. It is designed to enable students to concentrate in a specialized field and to provide them with the opportunity to do original, fundamental research in that field. The programme 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 Economics

Koc University - Istanbul Turkey
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Turkey Istanbul

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.... [-]


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. [+]

Doctorate Degrees in Economics in Asia 2019.

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 Economics

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

The Singapore Management University (SMU) PhD in Economics trains scholars to do rigorous research and analysis in Economics. It is a highly selective and carefully planned programme delivered by a team of internationally recognized 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 researchers and thinkers, teachers and policymakers. [+]

The Singapore Management University (SMU) PhD in Economics trains scholars to do rigorous research and analysis in Economics. It is a highly selective and carefully planned programme delivered by a team of internationally recognized 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 researchers and thinkers, teachers and policymakers.

Our graduates often go on to become professors in universities where they work to extend and transmit knowledge of our economies. Many graduates also go on to work in the industry, the public sector, and in international organizations where they apply their economics knowledge and research capabilities to improve the economic condition of their firms, industries, countries, and the world.... [-]


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.... [-]