New, creative research on urgent public policy problems happens here at Harvard Kennedy School.
Faculty members who are leaders in their scholarly fields advise our PEG students. The core faculty who advise PEG students are based in the Department of Economics and the Department of Government, as well as here at Harvard Kennedy School.
PEG students have a wide array of interests. Students admitted to the economics track focus their research on political economy in some of the following research areas: environmental and natural resource issues; international development; and international trade. Alternatively, PEG students admitted to the political track are interested in political economy focusing on but not limited to: comparative politics; international development; and voting behaviors.
Learn more about the interests and experiences of some of our core PhD faculty members.