The primary purpose of Stern's PhD program is to prepare students for faculty positions at leading academic institutions and major business schools.
With more than 1,000 alumni working in top research institutions in 30 countries, Stern's Doctoral Program is consistently ranked among the world's best in terms of the quality and number of its PhD placements. Others pursue careers in government or business which involve research and publication.
Recent graduates have been placed at Carnegie Mellon, Columbia, Dartmouth, Harvard, MIT, Stanford, the University of Chicago, Wharton, Yale, and the London Business School. Other graduates are making their mark in research at institutions like the Federal Reserve.