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Economics PhD Program


While the Economics PhD program at Purdue is relatively small in numbers compared to other programs, it is high quality. For instance, a recent study ranked Economics PhD departments based on the "worth of their PhD program". In this study, Purdue ranked 31st among all Economics Departments worldwide. For further information, follow this link to the full article.

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Contact:  Marcella VanSickle, Program Coordinator for Krannert Doctoral Programs:, 765-494-9024

Cristin Prince O'Shaughnessy, Admissions Specialist for Krannert Doctoral Programs: 


Professor Yong Bao, Professor of Economics and Director of Economics Doctoral Programs:,