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

Why this money market madness looks like a bad sign for the economy, but isn’t

Newsweek| OPINION | by Professors William T. Dickens and Robert K. Triest ..
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New AAI paper by Professor John Kwoka assesses the DOJ’s proposed remedy in T-Mobile/Sprint merger

The analysis, Masquerading As Merger Control: The U.S. Department of Justice Settlement With Sprint and T-Mobile, demonstrates a worrisome new development in merger control…
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A Record Expansion’s Surprise Winners: The Low-Skilled

Associate Professor Alicia Sasser Modestino’s research on “downskilling” is cited in this Wall Street Journal article…
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How ‘Stealth’ Consolidation is Undermining Competition

Professor John Kwoka’s research on US merger enforcement policy is cited in this June 19 WSJ article…
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Upcoming

10/09/2019

Filmmaker Alex Eaves to speak on sustainability

10:30 a.m. – 11:35 a.m.
909 Renaissance Park
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10/24/2019

Re-Imagining Capitalism with Rebecca Henderson

Economic Policy Forum
Cabral Center,
John D. O’Bryant African American Institute
40 Leon St, Boston, MA 02115
BOSTON MAIN CAMPUS
3:45 pm – 5:15 pm..
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10/30/2019

DIVERSITY IN ECONOMICS: A moderated panel discussion

4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
909 Renaissance Park
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09/10/2019 - 04/17/2020

Undergraduate Meetings

NU Econ Society
Mondays 6:00-7:00 pm, 320 Shillman
Fed Challenge
Wednesdays, 6:00 – 7:00 pm, 316 Lake Hall
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09/11/2019 - 12/11/2019

IO PhD Student Workshops/Lunch Presentations

12:00 – 1:15 pm
316 Lake Hall
IO Workshops on Wednesdays
Labor Workshops on Tuesdays
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Paper to be pubished in the Journal of Economic Literature

Assistant Professor Bilge Erten's paper, "Capital Controls: Theory and Evidence," (with Anton Korinek and Jose Antonio Ocampo) has been accepted to the Journalbof Economic Literature.

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Congratulations Urbashee Paul!

Northeastern University PhD student Urbashee Paul has been awarded a career mentoring grant by the William T. Grant Foundation.

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