Drexel LeBow’s Ph.D. in Economics program is designed to prepare candidates for careers in research and teaching. The plan of study is characterized by a healthy respect for the interrelations among the different branches of knowledge and a close, collaborative relationship between each Ph.D. candidate and the faculty.
Our Department of Economics and International Business has been recognized as being among the top 75 out of 1,400 economics departments worldwide in the field of international trade. The world-renowned faculty members who belong to this department take a hands-on approach to teaching, research and mentoring students.
The support of LeBow’s collaborative, collegial research environment provides our doctoral students with tremendous research opportunities. LeBow is set within a dynamic research community in the Greater Philadelphia area, which is home to more than 80 universities and colleges.
Fields of Specialization within the Economics Ph.D.
The Ph.D. in Economics offers three fields of specialization:
- Industrial Organization
- International Economics
- Open Economy Macroeconomics