Candidates to enter at the PhD program in Economics must be students and professionals with significant skills in quantitative and qualitative reasoning, and an important training in the areas of theory and economics history, mathematics and statistics. They must also have strong critical thinking skills and the ability to develop independent and collegial research, besides the ability to generate and apply scientific knowledge. The candidate must have outstanding performance in studies related to the economic science expertise.
Graduates of the PhD program in Economics are professionals focused on the functions of teaching and research in the academic sector, but are also highly linked with the public and private sectors, allowing them to participate in the design or implementation of public policies. They have a solid background and a high capacity to do independent research that allows them to generate new and relevant economic knowledge that contributes to the solution to the Mexico’s economic challenges. They have skills in handling and the application of theoretical tools and quantitative methods and also the analytical capacity to approach problems and propose solutions in the area of economic development.