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Dalhousie University

Department of Economics

Halifax, NS

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Overview

Dalhousie University / Department of Economics is located in Halifax, NS, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Developmental Economics (MDE)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 1

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (recommended)
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (recommended)
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

61
Applied
30
Accepted
49%

Applying

70
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (recommended)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (recommended)

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

41
Total Graduate Students
29%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
70%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (48%)
Female (51%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Applied econometrics, industrial organization, labor and income distribution, economic theory (micro and macro), resource economics (fishing, forestry)
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
98,500

Location & Contact

Address Halifax, NS  B3H 4R2
Canada
Contact Dr. Barry Lesser
Graduate Coordinator
Email: barry.lesser@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-1682
Fax: 902-494-6917