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G International and Development Economics

Careers and Job Resources

Students will be equipped for a future in one or more of the following areas:

  • Professional work in international agencies, international businesses and non-governmental organizations
  • Professional work as development researchers, practitioners and policymakers for issues facing developing countries
  • Further study in international and development economics in a Ph.D. program

 "This innovative program combines rigorous training in economic theory and tools of analysis with valuable fieldwork research and analyses overseas. Such a program model prepares students to be highly qualified professionals and analysts."

Dr. Elizabeth Sadoulet, University of California, Berkeley, Consultant to World Bank

"This Master's program at USF is an exciting new development in the field of development economics. It highlights the importance of ground-level experience in the realities of developing countries through field research. The program offers a perspective on development economics that is both innovative and academically rigorous."

Dr. Maitreesh Ghatak, University of Chicago

"By combining solid economics training with field experience, this unique program will prove very useful for those who wish to understand the pressing development problems facing us today."

Dr. Ashok Rai, Center for International Development, Harvard University