Learning Outcomes: Economics, PhD
Learning outcomes for the Doctor of Philosophy in Economics
- Research Skills: The main objective of the program is to train students to become independent researchers, who are able to produce high-quality research for both academic and non-academic settings. This requires students to learn how to identify interesting questions, find creative solutions, and learn how to present the results of their work to the scientific community.
- Analytical Skills: We want to make sure that students have all the mathematical and statistical tools necessary for their future careers. This includes a solid foundation in the core areas of Economics: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, and Econometrics.
- Problem Solving Skills: We want to teach students how to solve complex problems, by applying the technical tools that they have acquired, and by identifying and correctly using data sources.
- Expertise in a Student’s Field of Research: Students need to acquire a solid foundation in their chosen field of research. They should be familiar with the key past and present contributions in their area.
- Presentation and Writing Skills: To be successful in the program and their future career, students must successfully present their work both in seminars and in written form.