Lehigh's Ph.D. program is focused on providing students rigorous training in applied economic theory and econometrics, and emphasizes research specializations in health economics, labor economics, industrial organization, and applied macroeconomics.
CBE Welcomes New Dean
Georgette Chapman Phillips, The Wharton School
After a distinguished 21-year career at Wharton, Georgette Chapman Phillips will assume her new role as Lehigh's CBE Dean on July 1, 2014.
Adam Biener, '15
Current Ph.D. in Business & Economics student
"A Ph.D. is essential for an academic career in economics. Lehigh University's Ph.D. program has trained me to be a rigorous researcher, and provided me with the resources to be a competitive applicant on the job market."