Energy, Environmental, and Food Economics

EEFE is a unique graduate program providing state-of-the-art training in economics and quantitative methods as applied to (i) energy economics, policy, and systems, (ii) natural resources and the environment, and (iii) the food system and its industrial organization.

The EEFE program offers Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees.  Dual-title Ph.D. programs are available in Demography and Operations Research.

The graduate programs provide students with the tools, skills, and experience necessary to conduct research with the highest ethical standards, scientific integrity, and interpersonal collegiality, and to effectively interpret and communicate the results of their research in the program's three core fields of concentration.

Students work closely with an excellent faculty that has won numerous awards for research, teaching, and outreach. The EEFE graduate program attracts students from all over the world – Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America, and North America.  EEFE faculty members have conducted research and teaching programs in more than 50 countries worldwide.

STEM Designation:

Our graduate program (M.S. and Ph.D.) has been reclassified as STEM (CIP Code 45.0603: Econometrics and Quantitative Economics). Students in STEM degree programs can apply for a 24-month STEM extension of F1 Optional Practical Training (OPT).