Carleton University - Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research

Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
512 Tory Building, 1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, ON
Canada K1S 5B6


Program Information
Faculty: Department of Economics
Degree: Doctorate
Field of Study: Economics, General
Description The doctoral program is offered jointly by the Departments of Economics at Carleton University and the University of Ottawa. The Ph.D. program stresses the application of economic theory to the analysis of Canadian economic policy and economic development. Eight areas of specialization are available for intensive study and thesis research: econometrics, economic development, economics of the environment, industrial organization, international economics, labour economics, monetary economics, and public economics. The program of courses and thesis guidance, drawing upon the faculty of the two departments, will encompass course requirements, policy-oriented workshops, comprehensive examinations, and a thesis. Students are expected to have, or to acquire, proficiency in mathematics and statistics before proceeding with the program.
Website: Economics at Carleton University - Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Areas of Research: Economic Development; Economics of the Environment; Industrial Organization; International Economics; Monetary Economics; Public economics.
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 77
Test Scores:
  • Graduate Record Examination
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. ] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

The Department may require certain applicants to write the Graduate Record Examination Aptitude Test and the Advanced Test in Economics offered by the Educational Testing Service.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: July 18, 2015