Graduate Students

Once-Flourishing Economics Ph.D. Program Prepares to Die

David Massey for The Chronicle

Lindsey J. Woodworth, a Ph.D. student in economics at the U. of Florida: "When I enrolled in this program I never thought it wouldn't exist by the time I finished."
September 09, 2013

For decades the Ph.D. program in economics at the University of Florida flourished. Highly regarded econometricians, like the late Henri Thiel and G.S. Maddala, taught there. Until the late 1990s, the department had been ranked among the top 20 of…

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