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Best 2 Doctoral Programs in Economic Development 2019/2020

Economic development is a study that prepares students to use economic theories to create policies that help a nation’s people prosper economically and socially. This area of economics focuses on the growth of a country and its citizens.

Doctoral Degree in Economic Development

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Research Degrees (MPhil/PhD) in Development Economics

SOAS University of London
Campus Full-time Part-time 3 - 6 years Request Info United Kingdom London Singapore + 2 more

The PhD in Development Economics is a research degree offered by the Department of Economics, and is also part of the PhD pathway, 'International Development', within the Bloomsbury Doctoral Training Partnership. The latter forms one of the few Centres recognized by the UK's Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), thereby receiving financial support, and especially individual grants, for MSc and PhD students. This PhD pathway is open to applicants whether or not eligible for, or in receipt of, ESRC funding, with ESRC-funded students expected to form a small minority overall. Successful applicants to the MPhil/PhD in Development Economics will normally have a good Master's degree in a relevant subject if entering directly into the MPhil/PhD pathway although each applicant is assessed on merits including work and other experience.

PhD Sector Economics and Economics of Enterprises

Czech University of Life Sciences - Faculty of Economics and Management
Campus Full-time 4 years September 2019 Czech Republic Praha-Suchdol

It is supposed that the graduate masters the theoretical foundations of the study area, the basic methods of scientific work in the field of study and the basic forms of permanent collection of worldwide knowledge in the field of study for lifelong learning. Graduates are supposed to be able to design descriptive and normative economic models of economic processes at the macro and microeconomic level and collect relevant documents needed for their formalization. Furthermore, the ability of generalization of scientific knowledge into the form of economic laws is assumed together with their application in the interpretation of specific economic tasks to promote sustainable development.