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The Graduate Program in Economic Development (GPED) is a tight-knit and supportive community, which provides students with the tools they need to better understand the process of economic decision-making and data analytics. The program leads to the M.A. degree in economics (STEM designated) and is designed to meet the needs of participants who come from a diversity of backgrounds all over the world.  The GPED provides training that is appropriate for a variety of career paths, including careers in government, international organizations, non-profit organizations, and the private sector. The program also prepares students for further graduate study in Economics and other fields.


Spring Newsletter

Another semester has come and gone in the blink of an eye and we’re excited to share with you all of the latest developments our students, faculty and staff have been involved with during the Spring 2019 semester in our bi-annual newsletter.

To view the latest newsletter, please click on the link below!

Spring 2019 Newsletter


Student Spotlight

Summer 2019 Student Spotlights

All 5 of our students who applied to Ph.D. programs received fully funded offers to doctoral programs in the United States. Congratulations to our doctoral bound graduates!

George Washington University, Economics, Ph.D.

Vanderbilt University, Economics, Ph.D.

Vanderbilt University, Economics, Ph.D.

Rutgers University, Finance, Ph.D.

University of Connecticut, Economics, Ph.D.