PhD Program

Wharton’s highly selective Ph.D. program in Applied Economics offers students many resources not available at other institutions, such as a 1:1 faculty to student ratio and an up-front guarantee of five years of funding with minimum teaching requirements.  Jointly administered by the Real Estate department and the Business Economics and Public Policy department, Wharton’s Applied Economics program focuses on leveraging the considerable expertise of its faculty to prepare students for careers doing cutting edge theoretical and empirical research that has practical relevance to industry and government. 

All admitted students are granted a fellowship, including tuition, fees, and stipend. Applications for matriculation in Fall 2014 are due December 15, 2013. Click here for more information on our program.

Course Information

View the Business Economics and Public Policy course information, descriptions, and schedule with links to syllabi.

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