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PhD in Economics

Students pursuing the PhD in Economics can choose from multiple specializations, and learn and prepare under the guidance of internationally recognized faculty for careers in top economic research positions.

The Department of Economics at Miami Herbert Business School offers a new redesigned PhD program in Economics, focused on modern methods and research, in one of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S. with incredible opportunities.

Why an Economics PhD at Miami Herbert?

Cutting Edge Program and Curriculum Design
  • New curriculum focused on modern methods & research
  • Quickly get to the frontier & develop your own research
  • Core courses and specialized fields: games & information, dynamic systems & theory, and empirical methods
Individualized Attention and Interaction
  • Guided research and collaboration for advanced students
  • Work closely with distinguished faculty eager to mentor students
  • Low student-faculty ratio and close collaboration with faculty
  • Faculty are invested in your success and placement
Financial considerations
  • All Economics PhD students receive full financial support, including full tuition and $36,000 stipend
  • Average assistant professor salary at PhD-granting institutions is over $140,000.
  • Increased demand for Economics PhDs in industry and tech
Miami Herbert and Miami Community
  • Economics is one of nine academic departments at Miami Herbert, including Finance, Accounting, & Business Technology
  • Interact with students and professors from across departments
  • Miami is one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States, with many economic, social, and recreational opportunities

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World Class Economics Faculty

Meet The Team

The department has a balanced mix of junior- and senior-level faculty, which ensures the infusion of new approaches and interests into both the classroom and the department’s research agenda.
Professor David Andolfatto

David Andolfatto

Department Chair and Professor, Economics
ayca kaya

Ayca Kaya

Associate Professor, Economics
manuel santos

Manuel Santos

James L. Knight Chair, and Professor, Economics
Professor Noah Williams

Noah Williams

Professor, Economics
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