Graduate Student Resources

The Department of Economics offers professional guidance, academic support and funding resources to make the student experience as smooth and enjoyable as possible. For students in the MS in Applied Economics program, we also provide admissions and funding guidance and tailored resources for international students.


General Resources


Student Association for Graduate Economics (SAGE)

Organized by graduate students in the Economics Department, the Student Association for Graduate Economics (SAGE) holds events every semester including student research seminars, technical seminars, guidance on getting through the program and social events. SAGE also provides a forum to present and receive peer feedback on research.

Contact SAGE at [email protected] for more information or to sign up to present at the next graduate student seminar. Find upcoming seminars on the SAGE website.


Programming and Coding Support From GW Libraries

GW Libraries provides programming and software development consultation services throughout the year and in the summer to support digital scholarship. This service is offered to GW students, faculty and staff who are working on an academic or scholarly inquiry that requires coding. For personalized assistance, consider booking a consultation

GW Academic Commons offers consultations on topics ranging from mapping data with a GIS specialist, getting help with statistical analyses, conducting research using social media data and more. Contact Academic Commons for assistance.