Harvard is the top ranked school for International Economics in the US. The Department of Economics at Harvard University was also rated No. 1 worldwide in the rankings of academic journals and institutions in economics, according to the "Journal of the European Economic Association".

Princeton is ranked top for Economics and second best for the specialty of International Economics. The Department of Economics has over 50 faculty and approximately 100 enrolled graduate students. It offers a four-year full-time Ph.D. Program in Economics. Each week the department hold seminars in International Economics, Industrial Relations, Microeconomic Theory, Macroeconomics, Econometrics, etc.

Columbia is rated in the Top 3 nationally. The Department of Economics at Columbia University offers a general undergraduate economics major in addition to five interdisciplinary programs. In order to take graduate economics program (PhD in Economics) at Columbia, students are expected to have completed undergraduate linear algebra, probability and statistics, calculus and real analysis.

10 Best International Economics Programs:

1 Harvard University Cambridge, MA

2 Princeton University Princeton , NJ

3 Columbia University New York, NY

4 University of California--Berkeley Berkeley, CA

5 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA

6 Stanford Univ Stanford, CA

7 Univ of Chicago Chicago, IL

7 Univ of Michigan--Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI

9 Yale Univ New Haven, CT

10 Univ of Wisconsin--Madison Madison, WI

Source: US News & World Report 2010

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