Research may be applied or fundamental, quantitative or qualitative, whatever be the type of research, its purpose is to discover answers to question through the application of scientific procedures. The present study aims to citation analysis of the Ph.D. thesis submitted to Goa University in the Department of Economics for the period 1995 -2019. Total 27 theses submitted during this period are taken up for the study. The total citations generated is 5405. From this study, it is found that Books are the most preferred source of information used by research scholars in the field of economics. The citations pertained to journals, books, reports, working papers, newspapers, websites etc.