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  1. Re: Rising Senior curious about where I could get into now

    You seem to have strengths in a field like Financial Economics with your experience. Do you have any secondary or complementary interests in Economics other than in just Labor Economics? Was field is...
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    Re: Top-10, Top-15, and Top-20 Departments

    Hi Prof,

    It's just that my advisor-to-be for my master's program is a Rice PhD grad and he is brilliant in math & econ theory/mechanism design... teaches in Hawaii. I just thought maybe it was a...
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    Re: Profile Evaluation for PhD in Economics

    Hi hyperx,

    Maybe while you're working you can beef up any coding skills or maybe take some online courses, read some mass market econ books (Krugman, Shiller, and others), or start working on some...
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    Re: Profile Evaluation for PhD in Economics

    Are you planning to apply this fall for PhD programs starting next fall? Will you be doing any RA during the year you have off?
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    Re: Top-10, Top-15, and Top-20 Departments

    I believe it's based on the most recent US News reports, probably taking into account at least the past few years since ranking spots can go up or down dramatically based on many latent factors. I'm...
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    Re: Profile Evaluation

    Hi orangeade,

    What courses did you take during the RA? Iím guessing those courses would be valuable coming from a top 10 institution and would be a very strong signal to the admissions committees,...
  7. Re: Graduate Coursework -- PhD Real Analysis vs PhD Micro

    Hi gollin,

    I would suggest taking whatever class you feel confident about getting an "A" in, whether it's development (it's not *that* bad right?), graduate math, or a first-year core econ class....
  8. Re: Graduate Coursework -- PhD Real Analysis vs PhD Micro

    What are some alternatives to the 2 PhD classes you mentioned? Both seem rather daunting and maybe your application could be better served by a peripheral course that is related to your research...
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    Re: Profile Evaluation

    This is very impressive, including the GRE! I think your math courses will get you into the top schoolsí shortlist, and with what you have, coming from an unknown school might be a very slight plus...
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    Re: Early Profile Review & Math Course Advice

    Does your liberal arts school have a graduate program? Could you easily commute to a grad program near your home, or would you even be willing to relocate (expensive but a great life experience!)?
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    Re: Top European MSc's to apply for

    Although, doing well in a non-EME program (I hear itís ridiculously difficult) would be much better than having a bad class here and there in the EME... I think it depends on risk tolerance and...
  12. Re: Characterizing features of various PhD programs?

    Hi laborsabre,

    I would definitely be interested in any development of this discussion!
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    Re: Top European MSc's to apply for

    Maybe PSME in Paris, if you like Russia the Vladivostock State University or Novosibirsk State University, or the Stockholm School of Economics (I hear it's a great place to live) ???
  14. Re: Characterizing features of various PhD programs?

    Hi EXP,

    I suppose you're right... I was just getting bored watching nothing happen on this forum and thought I'd chime in!

    Have a great night everyone!
  15. Characterizing features of various PhD programs?

    Hi:

    Just wanted to see if we could get a thread going where people could compile a collective list of characterizing features of the various PhD programs out there today? For example, MIT is...
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