PhD Program

The Department of Economics offers a joint PhD in Economics and Public Policy in conjunction with The Fletcher School. This program offers an individually tailored degree with personal input from faculty members. Doctoral students will build a depth of knowledge in at least two specialized fields, and an ability to perform independent research that informs theory and/or policy with possible publication in a peer-reviewed journal.

Joint PhD in Economics and Public Policy

Collaborative program in which students are full members of both the Department of Economics, and The Fletcher School and its vibrant and interdisciplinary public policy community.


Please visit our admissions website for comprehensive information on our admissions processes and requirements, deadlines, financial and merit aid options, forms and instructions.

Graduate Admissions Tuition and Aid Request Information

For program-specific information, please contact the Department of Economics' Graduate Program Coordinator, or the PhD program director: