Program Goals: The purpose of establishing and administering a PhD program in economics is to train scholars, who with an extensive knowledge in the related literature while being to familiarized with the latest methodology in research, and achieving the highest level in education and research, will be able to expand the boundaries of knowledge in this area effectively by scientific and research innovation and to become pioneers in their fields of work. On the other hand the goal of the program is to train experts who will be able to analyze and diagnose complex macro and problems of large economic organizations and propose effective appropriate solutions and policies, by applying highest levels of economic knowledge.  All applicants should be among distinguished graduates of  Engineering ,Physics, Economics, Mathematics and other sciences. International applicants can obtain more information at the below website: http://sina.sharif.edu/~fso Course duration: Consists of Maximum 5 years, 8 semesters . Program Structure:   Pre-requisite Compulsory courses Optional courses Thesis 10 credits 12 credits 9   credits 24 credits Table of courses: Compulsory Courses:   Items 1 2 3 4         Course Name Advanced Microeconomics Advanced Macroeconomics Selected Topics in Microeconomics Selected Topics in Macroeconomics     Credits 3 3 3 3 PhD of Economics has 2 domains which named below .Students who select one of these areas must take 3 courses of this table.  A: Macroeconomics and Public Section Economics Items 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8           Course Name Political Macroeconomics Macroeconomics Dynamics Macro econometrics Macroeconomics of oil developing countries Public Sector Economics 1 Public Sector Economics 2 Public Choice Selected Topics in Economics Growth     Credits 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 B:Econometrics and Mathematical Economics Items 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12                 Course Name Macro econometrics Micro econometrics Theoretical Econometrics Applied Econometrics Probability Theory for Econometrics Macroeconomic Dynamics Game Theory Theory of Ordinary Differential Equations Stochastic Differential Equations Nonlinear Optimization Stochastic Processes Selected Topics in Mathematical Economics     Credits 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3