University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Economics Graduate Programs

Students majoring in Economics will find a wide variety of exciting and rewarding career paths open to them. The strong analytical and quantitative training an economics degree provides is prized by employers in industry, consulting, policy analysis and design, government, and academia.


Master of Arts in Economics

The Master of Arts in Economics program offers exceptional preparation for either a doctoral program or a career in the private or public sectors. This innovative program combines the study of economic theory and applied econometrics to provide rigorous training and preparation for your chosen career.

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Ph.D.in Economics

Ph.D. program in Economics is to prepare students for careers in teaching, research, government agencies, and business in the United States and abroad.

Prerequisites for the Ph.D. in Economics include intermediate microeconomic theory, intermediate macroeconomic theory, two semesters of calculus, statistics, and linear algebra. Applicants to the program are required to take the GRE and complete the Sam M. Walton College of Business Ph.D. Application for Admission.

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New & Noteworthy

State of Northwest Arkansas Region, Business Analysis Set for Nov. 5

State of Northwest Arkansas Region, Business Analysis Set for Nov. 5

Speakers include Greg Pogue of the IC2 Institute at the University of Texas, and Walton economist Mervin Jebaraj. The luncheon event is hosted at the Northwest Arkansas Board of Realtors Event Center, 314 N. Goad Springs Road in Lowell.

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Jebaraj Selected For Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Advisory Council

Jebaraj Selected For Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Advisory Council

Mervin Jebaraj, director of the Center for Business and Economic Research, is one of six new members appointed to the Community Development Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

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Quarterly Business Analysis Luncheon Set for May 16 in Fayetteville

Quarterly Business Analysis Luncheon Set for May 16 in Fayetteville

Mervin Jebaraj, director of the Center for Business and Economic Research at the Walton College, will present the regular Quarterly Business Analysis on Thursday, May 16.

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