The degree provides rigorous training in the field of economics by imparting specialized understanding of different disciplines within the overall discipline of Economics and their applications. This program develops and sharpens the analytical skills of students and exploit research potential.
These include seminar in monetary and fiscal economics, capital markets and institutions, advanced financial economics topics in econometrics, introduction to non-parametric econometrics, development policy and planning, political economy and institutional development, economic institutions and growth policy analysis, advanced topics on poverty and manpower planning, seminar in advanced human resource economics, advanced topics in labor economics, industrial organization and public policy, comparative study of social security system, environmental economics and government responses to market, advanced topics on international trade, globalization and emerging markets and macroeconomics and the global economy.
The candidates for PhD Economics program are required to pass a comprehensive examination in microeconomics,
macroeconomics and econometrics. For PhD, the candidate is expected to develop a research proposal, the same before the departmental Research Committee and conduct further research in order to make original contribution to existing literature.