PhDs in Economics in Africa 2020

The PhD is a doctoral degree, specifically called a "doctor of philosophy" degree. This is misleading because PhD holders are not necessarily philosophers (unless they earned their degree in philosophy!). That said, PhD recipients are able to engage in thought experiments, reason about problems, and solve problems in sophisticated ways.There is evidence of economic writing that dates all the way b… Read More

The PhD is a doctoral degree, specifically called a "doctor of philosophy" degree. This is misleading because PhD holders are not necessarily philosophers (unless they earned their degree in philosophy!). That said, PhD recipients are able to engage in thought experiments, reason about problems, and solve problems in sophisticated ways.

There is evidence of economic writing that dates all the way back to the Mesopotamian era. The development of modern economics is largely due to two groups which were known as the physiocrats and the mercantilists. These groups help develop capitalism in Europe in the 16th century.

Can any other region can match the variety and dimension of Africa? With imitable history, landscape and cultural contributions, hardly any regions offer a study abroad encounter that is more challenging or more satisfying in terms of studying.

Doctorate Program in Economics in Africa

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Johannesburg, South Africa

The candidate should develop advanced competencies in the mastering, interpretation, understanding, analysis, and application of econometric techniques. A qualifying candidate ... +

The candidate should develop advanced competencies in the mastering, interpretation, understanding, analysis, and application of econometric techniques. A qualifying candidate should show evidence of original and independent scientific work. -
PhD
Full time
2 years
English
January 2020
Campus
 

PhD

Johannesburg, South Africa

Join top candidates from across the continent, participate in rich cultural and social debates and realize the vastness of the knowledge domains you can master by developing y ... +

Join top candidates from across the continent, participate in rich cultural and social debates and realize the vastness of the knowledge domains you can master by developing your learning and research skills. -
PhD
Full time
Part time
English
February 2020
Campus
 
Alice, South Africa

The Ph.D. degree in Economics degree programme enables candidates to choose a research topic from any field of specialization in Economics, such as general economics, transpor ... +

The Ph.D. degree in Economics degree programme enables candidates to choose a research topic from any field of specialization in Economics, such as general economics, transport economics, and financial markets. -
PhD
Full time
English
Campus
 
Cotonou, Benin

The ASE Ph.D. program in Economics provides doctoral training in Economics modeled after some of the best programs in North America. It is open to students who successfully co ... +

The ASE Ph.D. program in Economics provides doctoral training in Economics modeled after some of the best programs in North America. It is open to students who successfully complete their MMES, MBA or MPA programs at ASE, but is also open to candidates coming from other programs who already hold a Master degree. -
PhD
Full time
English
February 2020
Campus
 
Accra, Ghana

The Ph.D. programme in Economics is a 3-year programme involving thesis. There may be an additional Qualifying year of coursework

The Ph.D. programme in Economics is a 3-year programme involving thesis. There may be an additional Qualifying year of coursework -
PhD
Full time
3 years
English
September 2020
Campus
 
Cape Town, South Africa

The Doctor of Economics degree unites economic analysis with the practical aspects of business. The program is intended to prepare students for careers in research and teachin ... +

The Doctor of Economics degree unites economic analysis with the practical aspects of business. The program is intended to prepare students for careers in research and teaching in business administration and similar fields of economics. The program research represents theories and research methods used by a variety of academic disciplines such as technology and operations management, corporate governance and control, labor, relations, capital markets and financial institutions, corporate finance, organizations and markets, international business, business strategy, and industrial organization marketing. -
PhD
Full time
Part time
English
February 2020
Online
 
Johannesburg, South Africa

The candidate should develop advanced competencies in the mastering, interpretation, understanding, analysis, and application of economic models.

The candidate should develop advanced competencies in the mastering, interpretation, understanding, analysis, and application of economic models. -
PhD
Full time
2 years
English
January 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg, South Africa

The student should develop intellectual and specialized competencies and practical skills in the acquisition, interpretation, understanding, analysis, and application of trans ... +

The student should develop intellectual and specialized competencies and practical skills in the acquisition, interpretation, understanding, analysis, and application of transport economics, management, and regulatory principles. The student should develop research, writing and creative thinking skills in the transport economics field. The student should be able to take strategic decisions in the context of the transport sector and to analyze and assess any internal or external decision impacting on this sector. -
PhD
Full time
Part time
2 years
English
January 2020
Campus