The world-class economists in the Michigan Ross business economics faculty give you a clear view of how business, labor, and policy intersect.
The PhD program in Business and Economics is a joint degree offered by the Ross School of Business and the Department of Economics at the University of Michigan.
The goal of the joint program is to prepare scholars who will receive the best training in the theoretical and methodological approaches used in economics combined with the specific training in business applications offered at the business school. The program is designed to serve students who have interests in broad microeconomic research areas of relevance to business, including Industrial Organization, and business-related topics in Labor, Environmental, Health, International, and Development Economics.
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OTPR supports and disseminates academic research on all aspects of the tax system, with the goal of informing discussion about the future course of policy.
The Center for Value Chain Innovation partners with industry to promote greater innovation and excellence in value chains through interdisciplinary research, through leadership, education, and a proliferation of ideas that address critical business and societal issues.
A partnership with the School for Environment and Sustainability, the Erb Institute fosters sustainable enterprise through research and education.
Discover how the Ford School combines the values of community, integrity, service, action, and leadership to advance and improve our world.
Learn how a strong grounding in economic theory and application can help you understand behavior and evaluate policy.