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(Maximum 1,000 words). Explain why you want to pursue a doctoral degree in economics or public policy. Share with us what your primary motivations are, and what do you want to do with your degree. (pdf or Word)
(Maximum 1,000 words). What analytical issues or questions interest you most? What area(s) would likely be your primary focus of study and research? Are there particular articles or books on this topic you would engage analytically? Describe the kind of research you would conduct. (pdf or Word)
(Maximum 500 words). What book, article, scholar, or author has had the greatest influence on you? What was it that impressed you most about this writing or person? (pdf or Word)
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