Department of Economics

Graduate Programs

The Department of Economics at Auburn University offers our graduate students:

  • Competitive assistantships: Most PhD students receive teaching assistantships or presidential fellowships with full tuition waiver.
  • Low student-faculty ratio: A diverse group of students receive personalized attention in an open, friendly environment.
  • Multiple research areas:
    • applied microeconomics
    • economics of education
    • economic growth
    • economic history
    • environmental economics
    • health economics
    • industrial organization
    • international economics (trade/finance)
    • labor economics
    • macroeconomics
  • 100% placement rate: All Auburn Economics PhD students find academic or non-academic jobs BEFORE graduation.

For more information, contact the Graduate Program Officer Dr. Chris Vickers at

Last Updated: August 17, 2020