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        6 East 16th Street, Room 1124A
        New York, NY 10003
        Tel: 212.229.5717 ext. 3044
        Fax: 212.229.5724

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        New York, NY 10003

        Chair: Mark Setterfield

        Senior Secretary: Silvina Palacio

        Student Advisor: Daniel Younessi

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    • PhD in Economics

      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 or Spring

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