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Graduate Program Overview
Thank you for your interest in the Graduate Program in Economics at the University of Washington. We offer a program leading to the Doctor of Philosophy degree in economics. The Ph.D. program is for students interested in pursuing advanced study and doing original research in economics. This program develops professional economists for a variety of careers in teaching, in government, in industry, or with international agencies in the United States and abroad.
Deciding which graduate programs to apply to is a big decision. This message from the chair will give you information about our department, the University of Washington, and the Pacific Northwest that will help you make your decision.
Information about admission requirements, and detailed instructions on how to apply
Information about teaching assistantships, fellowships and awards for graduate students, other types of funding available, and tuition and related fees information
Current job openings within the department for economics graduate students
The Graduate Opportunites and Minority Achievement Program - A Division of UW's Graduate School, GO-MAP is "committed to serving the needs of students of color and those from other underrepresented groups, while simultaneously providing opportunities for all students to learn and develop through experiences rich in cultural, ethnic, and racial diversity."
Research and computing resources such as the Department of Economics Computer Laboratory, seminars, the University of Washington Libraries, the Center for Social Science Computation and Research, and links to other Economics related UW programs
Click on the link above for information on the program in Computational Finance.
A detailed description of the current requirements for the MA and PhD degrees in PDF format
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Click on the link above to view and/or print out a copy of the current Guide for Graduate Students in Economics.
Profiles of Ph.D. students seeking academic or other professional positions on the job market this year, including each student's curriculum vitae and dissertation abstract.
Supervisory Committee Form - Students may either collect signatures or emails from their prospective committee members. Emails should be printed out and stapled to the back of the committee form.
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Last Updated August 16, 2011