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


Department of Economics News

How to prevent opioid addiction before it begins

Associate Professor Alicia Sasser Modestino is one of four Northeastern professors who are collaborating to tackle the scourge of opioids under the direction of the Center for Health Policy and Healthcare Research. News @ Northeastern ..
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On Merger Remedy Policy

On Thursday June 6, Professor John Kwoka spoke on reforming merger policy at the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) meeting of the Competition Committee in Paris. ..
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Boston Youth Credit Building Initiative Report

Report by Associate Professor Alicia Sasser Modestino shows improved credit scores, lower interest rates on car loans and increased financial literacy for BCYBI participants…
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Finding the root causes of #fakenews

Assistant Professor Donghee Jo is part of an interdisciplinary group of researchers trying to figure out how fake news ends up in the news feeds of Facebook users. News at Northeastern..
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Alicia Sasser Modestino

Congratulations to Associate Professor Alicia Sasser Modestino who has had several papers accepted for publication recently including the Review of Economics and Statistics,Journal of Consumer Affairs, and the Journal of Public Policy Analysis and Management.

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Congratulations to Bilge Erten

Assistant Professor Bilge Erten's research will be forthcoming in Review of Economics and Statistics and Economics of Education Review and was recently published in the Journal of International Economics and World Development.

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Next step: law school, of course

The department would like to congratulate Ava Dodge, Ben Mann, Rachel Samuels and Amika Singh who will be entering law school in the fall.

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