One of the best universities in the world and 200 years old. If you have a good skill-set in research, mathematics, and economics, you may wish to study a doctorate in economics. This Doctorate, offered by the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv - Open University, allows for careers based in research in policy or academia, but also allows for options in the corporate sector.
A doctorate in economics helps you gain a broad set of tools for understanding social behavior nationally and internationally as well as enabling you to evaluate causes and possible interventions to improve systems. A promising career for a Doctorate in economics is almost guaranteed with the lowest rate of unemployment of all science and engineering Doctorate. Entry into academia to pursue your own research is an attractive option as you are able to do high priority research with a wide impact, you can research across a diverse range of disciplines and topics and compensation is normally better than for most other academic disciplines.
Possible careers in the corporate or governmental sector include the Federal Reserve, Treasury Departments, Department of Justice, and Bureau of Economic Research, World Bank, International Monetary Fund, investment banking and economic consulting.
Your research can also put you in a position of advocacy. Building a platform through published works may give you an edge into becoming a well-known intellectual. You can also influence policy by recommendations based on your research. A Doctorate in economics requires self-directed research, a high level of mathematics and an enjoyment of intellectual pursuits.
This program is equivalent to EQF (European Qualifications Framework) Level 8 - Doctorate Level
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Last updated November 29, 2017