Economics

Master of Arts
Master of Science in Economics
Doctor of Philosophy
 

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Campus address: Bernard and Audre Rapoport Building (BRB) 1.116, phone (512) 471-3211, fax (512) 471-3510; campus mail code: C3100

Mailing address: The University of Texas at Austin, Graduate Program, Department of Economics, 2225 Speedway Stop C3100, Austin TX 78712

URL: http://liberalarts.utexas.edu/economics/

Areas of Study

The Department of Economics offers graduate study and research in the core areas of microeconomics, macroeconomics, and econometrics and in a broad selection of applied areas. Current area offerings are listed in the graduate program's handbooks.

Graduate Studies Committee

The following faculty members served on the Graduate Studies Committee (GSC) in the spring 2021 semester.

Jason Ira Abrevaya
Daniel A Ackerberg
Manuela Angelucci
Jorge Francisco Balat
Venkataraman Bhaskar
Saroj Bhattarai
Christoph Boehm
Svetlana Boyarchenko
Marika Cabral
Olivier Coibion
Stephen Donald
Stefano M Eusepi
Michael L Geruso
Brendan Andrew Kline
Leigh L Linden
Eugenio Javier Miravete
Andreas I Mueller
Richard Murphy
Gerald S Oettinger
Nitya Pandalai-nayar
Aysegul Sahin
David S Sibley
Vasiliki Skreta
Daniel T Slesnick
Dean E Spears
Maxwell B Stinchcombe
Caroline Desiree Thomas
Robert Town
Stephen J Trejo
Thomas E Wiseman
Haiqing Xu

Admission Requirements

Applicants may apply directly to the PhD and Master of Arts (Option III) degree programs. The Master of Science in Economics degree is only available to students who are admitted to the PhD program in Economics. Admission to the PhD program requires significant prior training in economics and mathematics. Admission to the Master of Arts (Option III) program requires sufficient prior training in mathematics, while undergraduate coursework in economics is strongly encouraged. Note that applicants admitted to the Master of Arts (Option III) program must submit a nonrefundable pre-enrollment tuition fee (deposit) of $2000 to secure enrollment in the program.