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Economics

Stanford University

24 months
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36210 USD/year
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About

Stanford University's Economics purpose is to acquaint students with the economic aspects of modern society, to familiarize them with techniques for the analysis of contemporary economic problems, and to develop in them an ability to exercise judgment in evaluating public policy. There is training for the general student as well as for those who plan careers as economists in civil service, private enterprise, teaching, or research.

Overview

Key facts

Stanford University's Economics department's curriculum is an integral part of Stanford's programs in International Relations, Public Policy, and Urban Studies.

The faculty interests and research cover a wide spectrum of topics in most fields of economics, including behavioral economics, comparative institutional analysis, econometrics, economic development, economic history, experimental economics, industrial organization, international trade, labor, macro- and microeconomic theory, mathematical economics, environmental economics, and public finance.

The mission of the undergraduate program in Economics is to acquaint students with the economic aspects of modern society, to familiarize them with techniques for the analysis of contemporary economic problems, and to develop in them an ability to exercise judgment in evaluating public policy. The program introduces students to macro- and microeconomic theory, teaches them to think and write clearly about economic problems and policy issues and to apply the basic tools of economic analysis. The undergraduate major provides an excellent background for those who plan careers in government and private enterprise as well as those pursuing graduate degrees in professional schools or in the field of economics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Principles of Economics
  • Frontiers in Economic Research and Policy
  • Microcosm of Silicon Valley and Wall Street
  • Understanding the Welfare System

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

45 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Three letters of recommendation: Letters must be received by the application deadline. The department does not accept applicant recommendation via a letter service (i.e. Interfolio or other service).

  • Transcripts

  • Statement of Purpose
  • Application Fee: The application fee $125, is non-refundable, and must be received by the application deadline
  • Online Application

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36210 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18105 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    36210 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18105 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Stanford

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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