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    Re: CV/Resume Format & Amount of Detail?

    A resume is a short version of a CV, you seem to have it mixed up.

    You should send the brief version (which should be the resume). However, neither your CV nor resume matters much either way.
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    Re: retake or not?

    Yeah, just take a harder probability course. Don't add an F to your transcript, and don't waste time retaking classes.
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    Re: Part time PhD Economics programs

    You'll find part time programs are centered around the DC area given the different population in that area. You should look into GWU, Georgetown, American, GMU, and so on. You'll also probably find...
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    Re: Phd for teaching? Looking for advice

    These positions exist. It's just that no one wants to advise a student who isn't passionate about research. On top of that, getting through a research degree is not going to be easy if you aren't...
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    Re: Flyouts to visit places for free?

    Regardless of the moral issues here, schools in America and Canada will typically only pay for one or maybe two nights of accommodation when visiting. They'll also only pay your expenses if you...
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    Re: Profile Evaluation - Fall 2020

    Extremely competitive. You will need good performance in a good master's (Duke, NYU, programs in Europe, and so on) to have a good shot.
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    Re: Profile Evaluation - Fall 2020

    The finance/business work experience and online master's won't help you at all for econ admissions. In fact, they work against you because it's not clear why you would now want to do a PhD in Econ. ...
  8. Re: Georgetown vs Wisconsin vs Maryland vs UCLA

    Your specific research interests will likely change but I'd be less certain your broad career goals will change. Therefore, I'd recommend UMD or Georgetown.
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    Re: 2019 Admission Sweat Thread

    One unspoken rule around the forum is that these kind of posts are not welcome. Let people do their thing in their own time and have some patience.

    If I see it becoming common, I'll start...
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    Re: First Year Econ Phd & Research

    Yes, "students who specialize in micro theory tend to do well on coursework and they also tend to not get good jobs." I agree wholeheartedly with this statement. It is much clearer than " [the]...
  11. Re: Choosing between programs (UAB/BGSE/PennState/SSE)

    I find the cost of living in the five states I've lived in the US and my home country (Ireland) to be very comparable.

    Moreover, to the extent that something is "free" in Europe, it is being paid...
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    Re: First Year Econ Phd & Research

    I notice that you apologized that some people were offended, rather than actually apologizing for belittling the work of fellow economists.

    You then double down and say that "the reason why...
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    Re: First Year Econ Phd & Research

    I don't find this post helpful.

    First, what is your definition of talented theorists? Who gets to decide who is talented? Is there some market inefficiency that could be corrected or are...
  14. Re: Choosing between programs (UAB/BGSE/PennState/SSE)

    Keep in mind that salaries in the US are generally 2x those in Europe.
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    Re: Range of funding in top 15 programs

    PSU pays pretty well, but my understanding is that you'll have a job (mist likely a Teaching Assistant for 10-20 hours per week) in the first year.

    Moreover, you can think of the 30k as a...
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