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.

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Boston, MA 02115-5000
phone: 617.373.2882
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email: econ@neu.edu


Department of Economics News

Price worries remain after judge OKs T-Mobile’s Sprint deal

Professor John Kwoka is quoted in this AP article on T-Mobile winning court approval for the $26.5 Billion Sprint Deal…
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This 2020 Marshall Scholar wants to fix the big transportation problems in the U.S.

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Open Markets Announces New Advisory Board to Help Guide Fight Against Monopoly

Professor John Kwoka has been appointed to the Open Market Institute academic advisory board. ..
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Big Wireless Awaits Big Decision on T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Plan

Professor John Kwoka talks about the fate of the T-Mobile-Sprint deal with Julie Rose on “Top of the Mind” on BYU Radio…
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A Year After a #MeToo Reckoning, Economists Still Grapple With It

Associate Professor Alicia Sasser Modestino’s presentation at the AEA on seminar dynamics is cited in this NY Times article…
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The Decline in Unintended Births in the United States

Economic Policy Seminar
Kasey Buckles, University of Notre Dame

12:00 – 1:15 pm
316 Lake Hall..
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The Work of the Future: Shaping Technology and Institutions

Economic Policy Forum with David Autor
Cabral Center, John D. O’Bryant African American Institute
2:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m…
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People, Power and Profits: Progressive Capitalism for an Age of Discontent

Economic Policy Forum with Joseph Stiglitz
Raytheon Ampitheatre, Egan Research Center
12:00 – 1:30 p.m…
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Shout out to Natasha Keidl

Natasha Keidl (NUCSSH Economics 2022) is the recipient of a Northeastern PEAK Experiences Shout-It-Out Award.

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NU Alum Jonathan Vayness

As a research assistant at Global Poverty Research Lab, Jonathan Vayness is currently developing methodologies to estimate a nonprofit’s cost-effectiveness.

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