The *Munich Graduate School of Economics (MGSE)* offers a distinguished Ph.D. program in Economics to outstanding young and motivated researchers. The MGSE is part of the *Department of Economics at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich *. The department is ranked among the top economic educational institutions in Europe and is reputed for its theoretical and empirical research in combination with policy relevant issues. Doctoral students at the MGSE are provided with thorough training in advanced methods in economics. They are taken to the frontier of state-of-the-art research. Members are integrated into a stimulating research environment composed of an ambitious and excellent faculty and a large network of research institutions and facilities. The MGSE does not charge tuition fees for attending the Ph.D. program. *Professor Dr. Carsten Eckel* is the Graduate Chair of the MGSE program. Please direct your questions concerning the program and applications to our *MGSE Office* .