​​​​​Graduate Programs in Economics

​Below is a list of graduate programs in economics that potential students may wish to consider. The categories of schools are reflected from the U.S. News Rankings and include opinions of faculty members; however, information on fields and GREs is self-reported and the information may have biases.

 

NOTE: If you are a graduate school representative and would like to have information changed or added, please contact economics@byu.edu.​


Program​​​ Strongest Fields 
(Self-Reported)

GRE*

(Self-Reported)

Contact Person

US News Ranking

(2013)**

​​​Excellent in most fields ​ ​ ​ ​

HarvardMost fieldsQ: 770-800

Brenda Piquet

(617) 495-8927

5.0
MITMost fieldsOAM***

Eva Konomi

(617) 253-1000

5.0
PrincetonMost fieldsQ: 790

Laura Hedden

(609) 258-4006

5.0
StanfordMost fields

Q: 790-800

A: 5.0-5.5

Susie Madsen Gilbert

(650) 725-6198

4.9
Univ. of ChicagoMost fields (esp., Money and Banking, Labor, Econometrics)Q: 700-800

Julie Less

(773) 702-8254

5.0

​​​​Excellent in some/several fields ​ ​ ​ ​

Columbia 

Q: 750

A: 5.5

Graduate Program

(212) 854-3680

4.4
CornellEconometrics, Micro/Game Theory, Monetary, Labor, DevelopmentQ: 670-760

Prof. Jorg Stoye

(607) 255-4893

3.9
MichiganPublic Finance, International (Finance & Trade), LaborQ: 770

Mary Braun

(734) 764-2360

4.2
MinnesotaTheoretical Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Industrial OrganizationQ: 700-780 Chris Phelan
(612) 626-2533
4.3
Northwestern OAM***

Dwight A. McBride

(847) 491-8502

4.8
PennMicro/Game Theory, Macroeconomics, Industrial OrganizationQ: 730-780

Kelly Quinn

(215) 898-5691

4.5
Rochester Q: 700-780 Jenna Wernert
(585) 275-8625
3.7
UC BerkeleyEconometrics, Public Finance, LaborQ: 750-780

Graduate Program

(510) 642-6615

4.9
UCLAIndustrial Organization, Labor, MacroQ: 770

Jessica Perez

(310) 206-1413

4.1
UC San DiegoMicro, Macro, EconometricsQ: 740

Suzi Harlow

(858) 534-1867

4.1
Wisconsin 

Q: 750

A: 5.0-5.5

Graduate Program

(608) 262-3559

4.2
Yale OAM***

Pamela O'Donnell

(203) 432-3575

4.8

Good General programs​

ArizonaExperimental Economics, Economic History, LaborQ: 740

Liz Jenkins

(520) 626-7743

3.1
Arizona State Q: 750-780

Graduate Program

(480) 965-3531

3.1
Boston CollegeApplied Micro econometrics, Labor, Industrial Organization, Monetary Theory, International TradeQ: 740

Richard W. Tresch

(617) 552-3671

3.2
Boston U Q: 730

Andrew Campolieto

(617) 353-4454

3.6
BrownMacroeconomics, Mathematical Econ, GrowthQ: 700

Louis Putterman

(401) 863-3837

3.8
Carnegie-Mellon OAM***

Graduate Program

(412) 268-1319

3.8
Claremont Graduate UniversityBusiness/Financial, International, Political EconomyQ: 730

Annekah Hall

(909) 607-3371

N/A
Colorado (Boulder)International Trade/Finance, Econometrics, Natural Resources/EnvironmentalQ: 742

Patricia Holcomb

(303) 492-6396

2.6
CUNY OAM***

Diana Santiago

(212) 817-8265

N/A
DukeMost FieldsQ: 750-780

Prof. Curtis Taylor

(919) 660-1800

3.8
EmoryEconometrics, Law and Econ, InternationalOAM***

Graduate Program

(404) 727-6385

2.2
FloridaInternational Trade, Public Finance, Industrial OrganizationQ: 700

Steven M. Slutsky

(352) 392-0151

2.7
George MasonPublic Finance, Law and Econ, Industrial OrganizationQ: 600

Mary Jackson

(703) 993-1135

2.2
GeorgetownInternational, Industrial Organization, Labor/DevelopmentQ: 720-760

Graduate Program

(202) 687-5601

2.8
Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)Econometrics, Economic History, Public FinanceQ: 750-780

Carol Banks

(217) 333-7082

3.2
Indiana (Bloomington) Q: 750

Todd B. Walker

(812) 856-2892

2.9
IowaEconometrics, Monetary Theory, LaborQ: 750

John Solow

(319) 335-0829

3.0
Iowa StateAgriculture, International Trade, EnvironmentOAM***

Graduate Program

(515) 294-2702

2.5
Johns HopkinsMacro/monetary, Applied Micro, Economic TheoryQ: 750-780

Graduate Program

(410) 516-7601

3.6
Maryland (College Park) OAM***

Graduate Program

(301) 405-3544

3.7
Michigan State OAM***

Graduate Program

(517) 355-7583

3.3
North Carolina (Chapel Hill)Econometrics and Financial Econometrics, Economic History, Health, LaborQ: 660-800

Kenlyn Merritt

(919) 966-2384

3.2
NC State

Econ: Econometrics, Trade, Applied Micro

Ag Econ: Environmental, Resource, Agriculture

Q: 600-740

Tamah Morant

(919) 515-4616

2.7
NYUMicro (Game) Theory, Macro (Monetary), Applied (Labor) EconomicsQ: 750-800

Marjorie Lesser

(212) 998-8923

4.3
Ohio State (Columbus)Macro/Monetary Economics, Labor Economics, EconometricsOAM***

Richard Corley

(614) 292-2253

3.4
OregonMacro/Money, Applied Macro (Labor, IO), International

Q: 760

A: 4.0

Savannah Hines

(541) 346-1261

N/A
Penn State 

Q: 790

A: 4.0

Vijay Krishna

(814) 865-1458

3.4
PittApplied Micro, Development Economics, Econometrics, International Economics, Macro/Micro, Experimental Economics, Game TheoryQ: 740-760

Graduate Program

(412) 648-1399

3.1
PurdueMicro Theory, International Trade, Experimental EconomicsQ: 760-780

Graduate Program

(765) 494-4375

2.9
Rice Q: 740-760

Crystal Hamilton

(713) 348-2289

2.7
RutgersEconometrics, Industrial Organization, Macro, Economic HistoryQ: 725-750

Norman R. Swanson

(732) 932-7432

2.7
SMUEconometrics, Micro Theory, Monetary Theory, International TradeQ: 700

Stephanie Hall

(214) 768-2694

N/A
SUNY BuffaloEconometrics, International Trade, GrowthQ: 725-780

Graduate Program

(716) 645-8670

N/A
SUNY Stony Brook OAM***

Juan Carlos Conesa

(631) 632-7540

2.3
SyracusePublic Finance, Labor, UrbanQ: 600-750

Stuart Rosenthal

(315) 443-3809

2.6
Texas (Austin) Q: 785

Graduate Program

(512) 475-8510

3.5
Texas A&MEconometrics, Game Theory, Public Finance, Labor, Industrial OrganizationQ: 720-750

Doug Eckel

(979) 845-7340

2.9
U of WashingtonMacro/International, Labor, Natural ResourcesQ: 750

Graduate Program

(206) 685-1384

3.0
UC DavisEconomic History, International, Macroeconomics/Monetary EconomicsQ: 750

Marilyn Dexter

(530) 752-0743

3.2
UC Santa BarbaraEnvironmental/Natural Resources, Finances, Micro Theory

Q : 730

A : 4.5

Mark Patterson

(805) 893-2205

2.9
UC IrvineUrban & Transportation, Applied Econometrics, InternationalQ: 650-750

Michelle Garfinkel

(949) 824-0083

2.8
USCEconometrics, Game Theory, FinanceQ: 760

Fatima Perez

(213) 740-8335

2.7
Vanderbilt Q: 600-800

Jennifer Reinganum

(615) 322-2937

3.1
VirginiaLabor, Public, IO, Theory, Applied MicroeconomicsQ: 720

Patty L. Futrell

(434) 924-7996

3.3
Virginia TechMicro Theory, Households & Development, Experimental EconomicsQ: 700

Richard Ashley

(540) 231-6220

2.3
Washington U (St. Louis) OAM***

Werner Ploberger

(314) 935-5620

3.4
Washington State UniversityApplied Econometrics, Natural and Resource Economics, Agricultural EconomicsQ: 750

Jill McCluskey

(509) 335-2835

N/A