Fall 2012 – Summer 2013
A thesis for the doctoral degree must constitute original scholarship and must be a distinct contribution to knowledge. It must show familiarity with previous work in the field and must demonstrate ability to plan and carry out research, organize results, and defend the approach and conclusions in a scholarly manner. The research presented must meet current standards of the discipline; as well, the thesis must clearly demonstrate how the research advances knowledge in the field. Finally, the thesis must be written in compliance with norms for academic and scholarly expression and for publication in the public domain.
Economics (Arts) : An examination that must be passed by all doctoral candidates in order to continue in the doctoral program.
Terms: Winter 2013, Fall 2012
Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.
20 credits in Economics beyond the M.A. requirements as described below:
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 2012
Instructors: John W Galbraith (Fall)
Economics (Arts) : See ECON 662D1 for course description.
Terms: Winter 2013
Instructors: Victoria Zinde-Walsh (Winter)
Economics (Arts) : Presentation of PhD research.
Terms: Winter 2013
Instructors: Ngo Van Long (Winter)
At least 6 of the remaining 12 credits must be in a single field from the choices below:
Other field combinations may be considered by the Graduate Program Director as requested.