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:

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 & 3

3-AEB 7184 Agricultural Production
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 (Descrete Choice, Panel Data or Time Series) in year 2. Students must 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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