Kevin Kniffin • Behavioral Economics: please visit the University Graduate Catalog. Strategy and Business Economics (SBE): Faculty in this Area focus on a variety of questions related to strategy, economics, and business. Candidacy Paper proposal Combining the faculties of the departments of Real Estate and Business Economics & Public Policy, Wharton’s Applied Economics program leverages the breadth and depth of its faculty to prepare students for careers doing frontier theoretical and empirical research. During the second and third year of the program students will be required to attend and actively participate in the graduate student research seminar. • Public Economics and Political Economy: Spring semester, 2nd year The PhD in applied economics is a colloboarative program offered by the Departments of Economics, Agriculture and Resource Economics, Finance and Management Science, and the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Saskatchewan. Fellowship support will be in accordance with usual Wharton and University guidelines. (The IPEDS classification: Detail for CIP Code 45.0603 Title: Econometrics and Quantitative Economics) You can find the list of Applied Economics Faculty here. This is often used as the Master’s Thesis submission- and, as the title implies, it is one of the requirements for admission to Doctoral candidacy. The deadline for submission of the Candidacy Paper is strictly enforced, and failure to complete and submit the paper by the deadline (July 15 of the end of the student’s second year in the program) is grounds for dismissal from the program. Michael Lovenheim Students will be required to master core materials in economic theory covering the topics of household decision-making, production theory, theory of markets and market failure, game theory, decision-making under uncertainty, and resource allocation in dynamic economies. Topics of research strength among FAE faculty include agricultural finance, behavioral economics, food and agricultural policies and markets, climate change, food retailing and marketing, labor issues, regional economics, sustainability of food systems, cooperatives, and farm management. Future areas of interest include the intersection between corporate finance and real estate/urban issues. David R. Lee The paper must be submitted to the faculty members who are the student’s principal advisors for the project, as well as to the Doctoral Coordinator. Miguel Gomez The remaining course units necessary to achieve 15 are split between the mandatory graduate student research seminars and other electives. Wayne Knoblauch Our research methods are broad and include frontier uses of big data, computationally intensive methods, dynamic structural models, interdisciplinary analyses, and modern empirical methods. OIDD 904: Experimental Economics. All students are required to write a candidacy paper in their second year to be submitted in the summer of the second year in the program. Students will be required to master core materials in applied econometrics covering the topics of statistical inference, linear regression analysis, panel regression analysis, and estimation of models using discrete dependent variables. Students can also request a waiver for one or both exams if they perform well in the courses associated with each exam. Our research uses a variety of methods, encompassing experimental economics, applied industrial organization, optimization models, multi-disciplinary analyses, big data analysis techniques, and cutting-edge econometric techniques. Students are required to select or are assigned two faculty advisors in the beginning of the second year in the program. Students can focus on a variety of research areas, including Behavioral Economics, Development and International Economics, Energy and Environmental Economics, Health Economics, Industrial Organization and Regulation, Labor Economics, Law and Economics, Market Design, Public Economics, Risk and Insurance, Urban Economics and Real Estate. Garrick Blalock The following courses will satisfy the three course economic theory requirement: Microeconomic Theory I: ECON 701 Michael Waldman Aija Leiponen Peng Liu, Justin Murfin E-mail:, Summer Research-Early Identification Program, PENN Diversity Policy and Security Information. BEPP 941: Development Economics Topics of concentrated strength among EERE faculty include climate change, air and water quality, renewable and non-renewable energy, transportation, groundwater, and policy evaluation. The course of study for the Ph.D. in Applied Economics requires the completion of 15 graduate course units. Each student should check with their Special Committee for additional course requirements, and students should also check with the Dyson School’s Director of Graduate Studies (DGS) and the Graduate Field … David E. Sahn, Ralph Christy Students must complete 18 credits (minimum of 6 courses) in Applied Economics at the 8xxx-level in addition to the required courses (not including Ph.D. seminar classes, independent study, pre-thesis credits or thesis credits). Christopher Wolf. Finance: Finance faculty in Dyson focus on empirical finance issues. Applied Economics Doctoral Coordinator Macroeconomic Theory: ECON 702 or 704 or FNCE 924. Ravi Kanbur Benjamin Leyden (Unless noted otherwise, all courses give 1 full credit). PhD Program in Applied Economics and Management, Cornell Institute for China Economic Research, Lab for Experimental Economics & Decision Research (LEEDR), Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Applied Economics and Management, Applied Behavioral Economics and Individual Choice (ABEIC) Concentration, Environmental Energy and Resource Economics (EERE) Concentration, International and Development Economics (IDE) Concentration, Food and Agricultural Economics (FAE) MPS Concentration, CEMS Master in International Management (MIM) Program, Master of Science in Applied Economics & Management, Job Placements: MPS, MS, & PhD in Applied Economics. Students will also be responsible for presenting a paper of original research to the seminar before entering dissertation status. Overview The Applied Economics PhD program provides training valuable for success in academic, analytical, and policy positions. Students continue work toward their dissertation, culminating with the Proposal Defense. Eswar Prasad, Christopher B. Barrett These exams are written and graded by the Wharton Applied Economics PhD Committee. Students are also expected to master two field areas by passing two courses in each (total of 4 courses units). All students will also be required to attend the faculty Applied Economics Workshop during the 2nd and 3rd years. A typical dissertation consists of three related original research papers. The common core consists of 3 theory courses and 3 statistics/econometrics courses. Often the Candidacy Paper is submitted for publication, and it can also serve as the foundation for PhD research, possibly as a dissertation essay. Sarah Wolfolds ECON 781: Empirical Methods in Industrial Organization BEPP 933: Public Economics: Social Insurance & Government Expenditures • Development Economics Phone: (215) 898-2859 We offer rigorous training in applied theory and empirical models that train students to construct and solve models that are at the frontier of research in four areas: Environment, Energy and Resource Economics (EERE); Food and Agricultural Economics (FAE); International and Development Economics (IDE) and Management (MGMT). The PhD program combines advanced courses in applied economics with a major research dissertation. Byoung-Hyoun Hwang The PhD program in Applied Economics and Management (AEM) ranks amongst the best applied economics programs globally in terms of research output. Admission The UAB PhD programs are onsite. Microeconomic Theory II: ECON 703 Cornell Dyson. Christopher Forman A satisfactory performance for Microeconomic Theory, for example, corresponds to having at least a B- or better in each micro course, and an average of B or better.