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PhD Coursework

Rigorous coursework lies at the heart of the Gabelli School PhD program. Through a series of common core courses, intensive research seminars, and a wide selection of electives, students receive cutting-edge instruction in the modern study of business.

Students enrolled in each focus complete specialized coursework that provides the foundations for their intellectual development. The following lists offer a representative (but not exhaustive) look at current offerings.

Core Courses
Philosophy of Science
Research Methods
Microeconomics and Macroeconomics
Data Analysis
Econometrics
Topics in Business Research
Empirical Issues in Business Research

Capital Markets Research Seminars
Financial Theory
Financial Accounting
Empirical Capital Markets
Financial Intermediation
Asset Pricing
Empirical Corporate Finance

Strategy and Decision-Making Research Seminars
Organization Behavior and Management Theory
Strategic Management Theory
Consumer Behavior
Advanced Marketing Research
Information Science and Technology
Communication Theory and Research
Technology and Operations Management

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