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    The New School for Social Research
    Office of Admission
    79 Fifth Avenue, 5th floor
    New York, NY 10003
    212.229.5600 or 800.523.5411
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    Yuki Tada

    Department of Economics
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    New York, NY 10003
    Tel: 212.229.5717 x3044
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    Mark Setterfield

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    Silvina Palacio

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    Marc Triller

    Economics Student Handbook

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  • The MA in Economics is a 30-credit program that provides depth of knowledge and analytical skills in the field of economics with the flexibility of a wide range of elective choices. Each candidate shapes an individual concentration, such as economics and finance, classical political economy, interdisciplinary political economy, urban economics, or development economics.

    • Degree Master of Arts (MA)
    • Credits 30 credits
    • Format Full-time or part-time, on-campus
    • Duration 1-2 years (full-time)
    • Start Term Fall or Spring

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    The MA in Economics prepares graduates for academic and professional careers in diverse fields, including finance, government, business, and consulting. Many students pursue further study and research at the doctoral level at The New School for Social Research or other leading universities.

    Entering students work with an individual faculty advisor. This advisor, together with the departmental student advisor, introduce students to the curriculum as a whole and help them to formulate the program that best suits their interests and needs.

    STEM Designation for International Applicants 

    This program is STEM-designated. After graduating, eligible F-1 students in this program can apply for an additional 24 months of Optional Practical Training at the end of their Post-Completion OPT. 

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