The PhD major in managerial economics offers a strong foundation in economic theory leading to further study and research in economics, with emphasis on the more applied areas of the field. Designed with flexibility in mind, the program also offers students the opportunity to combine graduate studies in economics with specialization in other fields such as finance, accounting and marketing.
“Highly regarded by our peers, the PhD major in managerial economics is distinguished by its emphasis on relevance and academic rigor. We provide our PhD students with in-depth and individualized training to prepare them to become productive scholars and excellent teachers.”
Kee Chung, Professor
M&T Chair in Banking and Finance
Department of Finance and Managerial Economics
The PhD major in managerial economics is offered as a joint program of the School of Management’s Department of Finance and Managerial Economics and the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Economics. Our faculty members are committed scholars who are nationally known for their research achievements. They are actively engaged with their students, often working jointly with them on various research projects. In addition they:
The Academy of Management Journal ranks our faculty as among the most productive nationwide in the creation of real-world research. Faculty research interests in managerial economics include:
Our managerial economics graduates accept positions at major universities throughout the U.S. and the world, as well as at leading consulting and research firms.
For more information about the particular research efforts of our managerial economics faculty, visit our Faculty Web pages. If you wish to speak to a faculty member directly, you may do so by contacting Kee Chung.
For degree requirements please consult the latest PhD handbook by following the Handbook link in the left nagivation frame.