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Hi everyone! This message should be of interest to any of the PhD applicants interested in health economics and development economics and interested in economics-related doctoral programs at Harvard. Harvard's Department of Global Health and Population is accepting applications for its doctoral program in Health Economics for next fall. The application deadline is December 15, 2013. The program is chaired by David Canning, a leading Harvard economist in the areas of development economics, HIV/AIDS, aging, retirement and population economics. The program is also affiliated with the Harvard Program on the Global Demography of Aging. Other Harvard faculty members affiliated with the program are David Bloom, William Hsiao, David Cutler, Jessica Cohen, Winnie Yip, Margaret McConnell, Gunther Fink, Peter Berman and Gita Sen. The program is arguably among the top degree-granting program in terms of research paper productivity in the area of both development economics and health economics (Field Rankings at IDEAS: Health Economics) The coursework in the first year will include the standard PhD coursework in microeconomics, probability theory and econometrics through Harvard's Department of Economics in addition to required doctoral courses HSPH. In the second years, students are required to take PhD courses in development economics, labor economics and health economics through the Department of Economics. . The adcom is looking for applicants with strong preparation in mathematics and economics and with interest in conducting doctoral research on developing countries. The application is on the Harvard School of Public Health admission application homepage. Choose the Economics Track in the Department of Global Health, when applying. The program admits on average 2 students to the Economics track (Harvard School of Public Health » HSPH Admissions » 2012 HSPH Statistics)
Hello, I'm planning to take the GRE Biochemistry Microbiology subject test on April 20 2013. I'm looking to start or join a study group somewhere in the GTA, preferably in the city, or west, like Oakville, Mississauga, Hamilton. If you are interested in joining me, please reply. Kate