Student Resources

Applied Economics MA


Computer Resources

Department facilities include a small computer laboratory.  Graduate students can use the many research and computing facilities located at our Healey Library, including the Graduate Research Center which features trained staff, state of the art equipment, and many software programs.  Most buildings on campus wireless connections.

Teaching and Research Assistant Awards

A small number of partial assistantship awards is available on a competitive basis. This financial support includes a full tuition waiver as well as a partial fee waiver and a health insurance credit. In exchange, students will be required to work as teaching or research assistants for 4.5 hours per week during the semester.  Prospective students interested in applying for assistantship awards should include a petition letter with their admissions materials outlining their skills and financial need.

Special Opportunities

A number of institutes with research interests that dovetail with applied economic research are located on our campus. A number of economics faculty have working relationships with these institutes as fellows and research opportunities for graduate students may be possible. These institutes include the Center for Social Policy; the Edward Collins Center for Public Management; the Center for Survey Research; the Urban Harbors Institute; the Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy;  the Asian American Institute; and the William Monroe Trotter Institute for the Study of Black Culture.