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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Conduct research with world-class faculty specializing in domestic and international agricultural and natural resource economics.

Department Overview

Our faculty conduct research in a wide range of areas including:

Degree Prerequisites:

  • Grade of B or better in calculus, statistics, master’s level microeconomics and econometrics plus 305 on GRE (with at least 150 on quantitative)
  • minimum 3.0 GPA in bachelor’s and master’s degrees
  • 3 strong letters of recommendation

Application Due: February 1

Courses

YEAR 1

Fall

3-AEB 7571 Econometric Methods I
3-ECO 7115 Microeconomic Theory I
1-ECO 7404 Game Theory for Economists
2-ECO 7408 Math Methods for Economists

Spring

3-AEB 7108 Microeconomic Theory II
3-AEB 7240 Macroeconomic Theory II
3-AEB 7572 Econometric Methods II

Summer

Core examination

YEAR 2

Fall

3-AEB 7184 Agricultural Production

Spring

3-AEB 7373 Consumption and Demand

Students are required to take four PhD-level electives in FRE. One of these electives must be an econometrics course (Discrete Choice, Panel Data or Time Series) in year 2.

YEAR 3

Finish Electives, and be Admitted to Candidacy no later than end of summer of Year 3.

YEAR 4 (ENDS SPRING TERM)

Writing and Defense


Total minimum credit hours required: 90. This includes 30 hours transferred from the previous Masters Degree. This means 60 credit hours must be taken at UF.


Course schedule subject to change at department’s discretion.

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