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Ph.D. Program

Duke University offers a world-class doctoral program in economics, featuring a vibrant faculty of exceptional scholars and teachers along with superior research facilities. The faculty is dedicated to anchoring all teaching and research firmly in the core disciplines of microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics. The first year of the program lays the critical foundation necessary for later work in field courses and dissertation-level research.

Learn how our doctoral program is different.

Working Papers

Review the Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) working papers to see some of the most recent research coming out of the department. 


Visit our events area to see the many workshops and reading groups held by the Department of Economics. The events archives will show past events, speakers and topics. 

Program Contacts

Director of Graduate Studies

Director of Ph.D. Placement

Graduate Studies Program Coordinator

Ph.D. Program Assistant

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