Welcome to the Ph.D. program in economics at the University of Kansas!

The Ph.D. program serves advanced students of economics with a focus on research. We seek dedicated students, train them in theory and practice of economics, and help guide and support them toward their dissertation research and placement. 

Our program has several notable features. It provides a solid foundation in modern economic analysis, develops expertise in two specializations, provides milestones and incentives for dissertation research, and supports graduate student professional development and placement. We have a long-standing tradition of producing Ph.D. economists with strong foundational skills and expertise, and most of our Ph.D. students find jobs in their areas before graduation. 

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Dr. Shu Wu, 1966 - 2018

Dr. Shu Wu, Professor of Economics and Associate Chair, Department of Economics at University of Kansas, and a resident of Overland Park, KS, passed away Thursday, May 31, 2018.
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