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  • PhD in Economics

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        The New School for Social Research
        Office of Admission
        79 Fifth Avenue, 5th floor
        New York, NY 10003
        212.229.5600 or 800.523.5411
        SocialResearchAdmit@newschool.edu

        Admissions Liaison
        Tato Khundadze

        Department of Economics
        6 East 16th Street, room 1124A
        New York, NY 10003
        Tel: 212.229.5717 x3044
        Fax: 212.229.5724

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        New York, NY 10003

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        Mark Setterfield

        Department Contact
        gfecon@newschool.edu

        Student Advisor
        Victoria Echeverria

        Economics Student Handbook

    • The PhD in Economics is designed for students who have completed the Economics MA at The New School for Social Research or a comparable master's degree from another university.

      Core courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics, and econometrics are supplemented by courses in Marxian, post-Keynesian, and neo-Ricardian theory. Students develop two areas of concentration prior to beginning work on a dissertation.

      • Degree Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      • Credits 60 credits
      • Format Full-time or part-time, on campus
      • Start Term Fall

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      STEM Designation for International Applicants 

      This program is STEM-designated. After graduating, eligible F-1 students in this program can apply for an additional 24 months of Optional Practical Training at the end of their Post-Completion OPT. 

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