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About PhD Qualifying Exam

The following sources are recommended for students who will take the written exam to be held within the scope of the doctoral qualification exam.


  • Acemoglu, Daron. Introduction to modern economic growth. Princeton university press, 2009.
  • Varian, Hal R. Intermediate microeconomics: a modern approach, Media Update, 9th Edition, Norton & Company., 2019
  • Green, William, Econometric Analysis, 8th Edition, Pearson India. 2018. 
  • Romer, David. Advanced macroeconomics. 1996.
  • Carlin, Wendy, and David Soskice. Macroeconomics: imperfections, institutions, and policiesOxford University Press Catalogue (2005).
  • Hoy, Michael, John Livernois, Chris McKenna, Ray Rees, and Thanasis Stengos. Mathematics for economics. Addison Wesley, 1996.
  • Miller, Irwin, and Marylees Miller. John E. Freund's mathematical statistics. Pearson Press., 2012
  • Romer, David. Advanced macroeconomics. McGraw-Hill Education, 2001.
  • Kreps, David M. Microeconomic Foundations II: Imperfect Competition, Information, and Strategic Interaction, Princeton University Press, 2023 ISBN: 978-0691250144
  • Kreps, D.M. Microeconomic Foundations I: Choice and Competitive Markets, Princeton University Press, 2012. ISBN: 978-0691155838
  • Cahuc, Pierre, Stéphane Carcillo, and André Zylberberg. Labor economics. MIT press, 2nd ed. edition, 2014, ISBN: ‎ 978-0262027700
  • Jones, C. I. Macroeconomics. W. W. Norton & Company, 2019.