PhD in administration - Applied Economics
PhD in Administration — Applied Economics
Are you planning on an academic career that will make use of your analytical skills and aptitudes for advanced research in applied economics?
Be part of a community of professors and researchers with valuable expertise. Do your PhD in a rigorous milieu, renowned for its resources and the quality of support available for junior researchers.
Your PhD in short
- Emphasis on the expertise of the Department of Applied Economics: applied macroeconomics (including applications in finance) and applied microeconomics (including industrial organization, labour economics and healthcare economics).
- Access to a wide variety of specialized courses, thanks to collaboration between the Department of Applied Economics and the departments of economics at four universities: Université de Montréal, McGill, Concordia and UQAM.
- Full-time program allowing you to complete your studies in 4 or 5 years.
- Tuition fees waived and competitive funding for the first four years of your studies.
For a career in academia
of the 22 graduates from this doctoral program hold positions as professors at Canadian or foreign universities. All the others are working in the private sector, as consultants, or in parapublic organizations.
Varied research interests
- Environmental economics
- Health economics
- Household finance
- Industrial organization
- International economics
- Labour economics
- Monetary policy
- Political economy
- Retirement and savings
Our PhD students and candidates
World-class research in applied economics
HEC Montréal offers doctoral students in applied economics an exceptional scientific milieu including two research chairs and four research professorships. Researchers in this specialization work closely with several research groups and knowledge transfer hubs.
- Canada Research Chair in Economics, directed by Professor Decio Coviello
- Research Chair in Intergenerational Economics, directed by Professor Pierre-Carl Michaud
- Chair in Fiscal Policy, directed by Professor Nora Traum
- Research professorship in macroeconomics: Professor Hafedh Bouakez
- Research professorship in international macroeconomics: Professor Matteo Cacciatore
- Research professorship in contract and incentive theory: Professor Nicolas Sahuguet
Research groups and knowledge transfer hubs
- Centre for Interuniversity Research and Analysis of Organizations (CIRANO)
- Centre for Productivity and Prosperity – Walter J. Somers Foundation (CPP)
- Institut du Québec (public policy institute)
- Quebec inter-University Centre for Social Statistics (QICSS)
- Retirement and Savings Institute, wich offers the Henri-Paul-Rousseau fellowship.
- Full time
- Part time
- 100% distance
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