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[Emory University] Economics PhD Program

Emory University, a top-ranked private institution recognized internationally for its outstanding liberal arts colleges, graduate and professional schools, and one of the world's leading health care systems, is located on a beautiful campus in Atlanta, Georgia's historic Druid Hills neighborhood. Emory University is ranked #85 in World University Rankings 2021, #24 in US College Rankings 2021 (

The Emory PhD Program puts students on the intellectual frontier of the economic discipline by introducing them to the leading-edge theories and techniques. This training allows students to actively investigate research questions of particular interest and importance to them.

The Emory University PhD program in Economics offers the following:

  • A $31,775 annual stipend for five years.

  • Annual tuition scholarship (valued at $65,700 this year).

  • Areas of specialization in Macroeconomics, Applied Microeconomics, Health Economics, and Econometrics.

  • Small class sizes and close collaboration between faculty and students.

  • Research ties with local partners including the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Rollins School of Public Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Goizueta Business School.

  • Financial support for students to attend conferences.


The following discount code to your students which will reduce their application fee by 50%:

  • The code is: LGSGrads@2021LANEY_50_ECON1

  • Applicants enter it on page 9 of the application, where they will find this question: "If the Laney Graduate School or the program you have contacted has issued you an application code, enter it here."

  • If enter the code above, application fee will be reduced by 50%.

Interested candidates can find more information on website:


January 1, 2021 

Applicants with additional questions can email us at<>.


For further information please contact: Prof. Sara Markowitz, Emory Economics PhD Program

Emory University] Economics PhD Program: Programs
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