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Finance

Northwestern University

60 months
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About

The Finance doctoral program at the Northwestern University provides students with rigorous training in finance, economics, mathematics and statistics. These tools, plus opportunities for supervised independent research, enable students to make their own contributions to the understanding of financial markets and institutions that lead to productive research careers. 

Overview

Key facts:

  • The Finance  program at the Northwestern University aims to produce scholars who develop rigorous and creative research in finance and economics. Students are exposed to a variety of research methods in their coursework, and interact closely with faculty as they develop their own research projects. A distinctive characteristic of our program is its close ties with the Department of Economics, which are fostered by joint seminars, mutual advising of students, and frequent collaboration on research projects. 
  • The academic interests of the finance faculty also span a very broad range of topics in finance, from the role of culture and trust in financial markets to the identification of jump risk premiums. The breadth of knowledge and interests of our faculty create an environment that encourages students to conduct advanced research in novel aspects of the field.   

Programme Structure

Active Research Areas: 

  • Current theoretical and empirical research in Finance spans the areas of asset pricing and corporate finance. Research topics include corporate governance, household financial decisions, macro-finance, financial crises, the pricing of securities in financial markets, international finance, financial history, development economics, market microstructure, regulation, and financial econometrics.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • We accept applications once a year, fall quarter only.

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Academic Background
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Transcripts
  • Resume
  • Recommendation Letters
  • Test Scores
  • Certification of Proficiency in English

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Evanston

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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