PhD in Economics

Become a professional economist for a modern world

MS in Econometric and Quantitative Economics

Prepare for the future with this STEM-eligible degree

MA in Economics

Pursue an optional combined degree in law or education

Advanced Certificates

Enhance your MA degree

BA in Economics

Explore the discipline and find what's right for you
Now Accepting Ph.D. Applications for Fall 2020

The Economics department is continuing to accept Ph.D. applications. Our current financial aid stipend is $20,000 with additional departmental fellowships ranging $2000 to $4000. Other financial aid may also be available from UB.

We encourage all interested students to apply.

Our Mission

The UB Department of Economics is dedicated to maintaining a positive, interactive and personal educational experience geared toward student success. To the best of our ability, we serve the needs of our undergraduate and graduate populations by engaging in cutting-edge research and continuously improving the design of our academic degree tracks, curriculum and courses.

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We welcome your application and hope you can join our community of scholars! Note: Admission to the PhD, MA or MS is available for Fall semester only.

Meet Our Students

2017-18 PhD Students.

The department has a long-standing commitment to diversity. We believe that our programs are strengthened by a wide variety of experiences, cultures and goals. 

Scholarships and Awards

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Due to the generosity of contributors, the Department of Economics is fortunate to be able to offer our students these very special scholarship opportunities.