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

Entry-Level-Experience Requirements Could Be Hurting Your Hiring

Associate Professor Alicia Sasser Modestino is quoted in this July 12 Society for Human Resource Management article…
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From roots to rock: Gillette Stadium, Xfinity host growing list of attractions

Professor John Kwoka’s research on the Ticketmaster-Live Nation Merger is cited in this Sun Chronicle article…
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Why these young people quit jobs without anything else lined up

According to Professor Alicia Sasser Modestino, the rules don’t apply for the millennial workforce. Philly Inquirer ..
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Massachusetts GDP outpaced by national growth; shrinking workforce blamed

According to Professor Alan Clayton-Matthews, “retiring baby boomers will continue to dampen labor force growth unless the Commonwealth is able to attract young workers from across the country and the world.” MassLive May 3, 2018…
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06/20/2018 - 08/08/2018

PhD Summer Workshop Series

Wednesdays
316 Lake Hall
12:00 – 1:15 pm..
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08/19/2018 - 08/31/2018

PhD Math Camp

For incoming PhD students
316 Lake Hall
10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m…
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Spotlights

The Antitrust Revolution

Congratulations to Professor John Kwoka on the publication of the 7th edition of The Antitrust Revolution.

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Congratulations Silvia Prina

Associate Professor Silvia Prina's research on digital loans to dairy farmers in Uganda has been awarded a grant from BBVA.

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Welcome New Department Chair, Robert Triest

The Department of Economics welcomes Bob Triest as the new Department Chair and Professor of Economics.

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Welcome New Econ Faculty

Welcome new faculty: Donghee Jo, Silvia Prina, Aysen Tanyeri-Abur!

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