Top schools offering the PhD in Economics degree programs:

University at Albany, State University of New York (US)
- The Ph.D. in economics program trains professional economists for careers in teaching and research in colleges and in research and administration in government and private organizations.
- In a ranking of U.S. economics departments (Journal of Economic Perspectives, Winter 1998), UAlbany is placed 24th among public universities and 44th overall on the basis of per capita pages published in top economics journals.

The City University of New York (US)
- The CUNY Ph.D. Program in Economics is designed to educate future researchers in the development and application of knowledge in economics, and to prepare graduates for careers in universities, government, consulting firms, and business enterprises.

University of Warwick (UK)
- The PhD Programme in Economics is designed to equip students with in-depth knowledge of the core fields of economics and provide them with specialized knowledge of their field of specialization.
- The department of economics at Warwick is one of the top in the UK and is highly respected worldwide.
- The department is internationally recognized in many fields, including micro theory, macro and international finance, econometrics, etc.

Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) (UK)
- It offers the PhD in Economics degree. Subject to the availability of staff for supervision, PhD study may be undertaken in any of the research areas.
- In January 2010, Financial Times ranked LUMS 5th in Europe and 3rd in the UK for the quality of its doctoral programme.

Australian National University
- ANU PhD Program in Economics enjoys a strong reputation nationally and internationally. The program of full-time study normally occupies a period of three years.
- ANU Economics was ranked No. 1 in Australia: Evaluating the Research Output of Australian Universities’ Economics Departments. Pomfret, R. and Wang, L.C. Australian Economic Papers, 42, 4, 2003.

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World University Ranking Tables

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Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
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