Prospective Students

The Department of Economics PhD program offers specialization in three fields:

  • Environmental/Natural Resource Economics
  • Public Economics
  • International/Development and Sustainability Economics

The Department also offers faculty expertise in experimental economics, survey methods, and dynamic optimization and simulation, provides the foundation for research on a wide range of issues. To learn more about the time to degree please review information for current students.

The Department of Economics offers a wonderful opportunity for graduate students to work with highly regarded faculty to help them succeed in every aspect of their college careers. Please contact us at if we can provide any additional information to assist you in making the best decision for your future. Please visit the Graduate School for more information about UNM. Additional application instructions are located here for admissions.         

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