Current Students

This information is for current students in the Economics Ph.D. program. It includes links to the Graduate Handbook, Graduate Studies homepage, a sampling of our graduate job placements, descriptions of awards, job openings, past preliminary exams, and criteria used for departmental aid ranking for teaching assistants, work study and nonresident tuition fellowships.

Graduate Handbook

Current and prior Graduate Handbooks

Beaumont Award

The Ray Beaumont Memorial Award is given annually to the most deserving fourth- or fifth-year graduate student. The recipient is determined by secret ballot with all current graduate students, faculty and staff entitled to one vote.

Economist Job Openings

The American Economic Association's JOE (Job Openings for Economists) website is a comprehensive listing of openings in the economics job market.

Office of Graduate Studies

UC Davis Office of Graduate Studies

Criteria for Departmental Aid

These are the aid criteria used for departmental aid ranking for teaching assistantships, work study and nonresident tuition fellowships.

Mentoring Guidelines

The UC Davis Graduate Council has outlined mentoring roles to guide the relationship between faculty members and graduate students.

Past Preliminary Exams

Past Graduate Preliminary Exams with Answer Keys