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Graduate Programs

The department of Economics and Finance offers four graduate degrees: PhD in Economics, MS in Economics, MS in Finance, and Dual MS in Economics and Finance.

Our program has a long-standing reputation in applied microeconomics, particularly in the areas of environmental and natural resource economics, industrial organization, trade and development economics, and financial economics.

Our program is small by design, allowing students the opportunity to work closely with highly respected faculty. We emphasize that all students develop a solid foundation in quantitative methods and economic theory. This foundation is then built upon as students work with faculty to investigate challenging economic and financial issues that matter locally and around the globe. During the research process, we stress critical thinking and clear communication of the relevant issues.

We pride ourselves on our graduate placement record and dedication to mentoring students as they mature into professional economists, financial analysts, and future leaders.

For questions regarding our graduate programs you can email Klaas van 't Veld, our department's Graduate Director, or call (307) 766-3143.


PhD in Economics

MS in Economics

MS in Finance

Dual MS in Economics and Finance

Graduate admission

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Katie Lee graduating
Newly minted PhD Katie Lee with Professors
David Finnoff and Jason Shogren

Welcome to Economics and Finance!

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Prof. Klaas van 't Veld talks about graduate programs in the department of Economics and Finance

Spotlight on E&F Grad Programs

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Current PhD student Stephanie Brockmann speaks about her experience

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