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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.); Economics

Offered by: Economics     Degree: Doctor of Philosophy

Program Requirements

Thesis

Required Course

Required Coursework (20 credits)

20 credits in Economics beyond the M.A. requirements as described below:

  • ECON 662D1 Econometrics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Economics (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Economics (Arts) : A broad treatment of econometric methods, with particular reference to time series processes. Estimation of linear and non-linear models, GLS, IV, Maximum Likelihood, parametric specification testing for linear and non-linear hypotheses, diagnostic testing (autocorrelation, heteroskedasticity, normality, parameter constancy, etc.), modelling technique, non-stationary data processes.

    Terms: Fall 2011

    Instructors: John W Galbraith (Fall)

    • Students must register for both ECON 662D1 and ECON 662D2
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ECON 662D1 and ECON 662D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
    • ECON 662D1 and ECON 662D2 together are equivalent to ECON 662
  • ECON 662D2 Econometrics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Economics (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Economics (Arts) : See ECON 662D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2012

    Instructors: Victoria Zinde-Walsh (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: ECON 662D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ECON 662D1 and ECON 662D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
    • ECON 662D1 and ECON 662D2 together are equivalent to ECON 662
  • ECON 771 PhD Research Seminar 2 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Economics (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Economics (Arts) : Presentation of PhD research.

    Terms: Winter 2012

    Instructors: Ngo Van Long (Winter)

    • Prerequisites: All comprehensive and field examinations are to be completed.
    • Note: ECON 770 and ECON 771 may be taken in either order.

At least 6 of the remaining 12 credits must be in a single field from the choices below:

Advanced Theory
Econometrics
Economic Development
Economic History
Industrial Organization
International Economics
Health Economics
Labour Economics
Monetary Economics
Public Finance

Other field combinations may be considered by the Graduate Program Director as requested.

Faculty of Arts—2011-2012 (last updated Jan. 26, 2012) (disclaimer)