Welcome to the Department of Economics

Economics at Northeastern focuses on the application of economics to real-world problems of policy and business.

Our undergraduate program features co-op work experience integrated with classroom studies and undergraduate research opportunities. Our Master’s program provides students with the analytical skills and experience necessary for a wide range of jobs and career advancement. Our PhD degree in applied economics readies students to lead research in government, consulting, and legal support as well as prepares them to teach economics.

Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue
301 Lake Hall
Boston, MA 02115-5000
phone: 617.373.2882
fax: 617.373.3640
email: econ@neu.edu

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Department of Economics News

College Wouldn’t Cost So Much If Students and Faculty Worked Harder

The research of Professor Mindy Marks on the declines in academic time investment by full-time college students is cited in this WSJ commentary by Richard Vedder.April 10..
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Is giving 26-year-old Bryce Harper a 13-year, $330m contract a terrible idea?

PhD candidate Richard J. Paulsen’s research on long-term contracts in Major League Baseball is referenced in this article in The Guardian
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Professor John Kwoka testified in front of the U.S. Senate judiciary subcommittee on antitrust, competition policy, and consumer rights on March 5th.

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Events

04/22/2019

Economics Research Seminar

Associate Professor Alicia Sasser Modestino
Northeastern University
316 Lake Hall
12:00 – 1:15 p.m…
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05/02/2019

Economics Undergraduate Commencement Celebration

140 The Fenway, Room 378
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm..
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Spotlights

Poster Session Principles of Macroeconomics

The students from Jill Dupree's Principles of Macroeconomics showcased their research on Friday, April 19.

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CSSH Faculty and Staff Celebration

Among the honorees were Cheryl Fonville, Alicia Sasser Modestino, John Kwoka and Catalina Herrera Almanza .

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