Graduate Programs

Graduate Programs

Economics Graduate Programs


Job placement for our graduate students

The market continues to value economics graduate degrees from WMU. Master's students who have good quantitative, problem-solving, and communication skills are highly sought after by private employers in Michigan, the U.S., and around the world. Our Ph.D. students continue to get offers from academic, public-sector, and private-sector employers.

M.A. students

The World Bank
American Express
General Motors
US Army Corps of Engineers
National City Bank
Daimler Chrysler
Liberty Mutual
Michigan State University (Economics PhD program)
University of Chicago (MBA program)
University of Illinois (Economics PhD program)
WMU (Economics PhD program)

Ph.D. students

San Diego State University
University of Utah (Math Department)
University of Minnesota - Duluth
University of Massachusetts - Boston
Central Bank of Bangladesh
American University - Beirut
Ministry of Planning (Egypt)
Alexandria University (Egypt)
Grand Valley State University
Westminster College (Utah)
Radford University
Penn State - Altoona
Sam Houston State University
Ripon College

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Dr. James Hueng

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Department of Economics
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Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008 USA
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