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

‘Big Isn’t Bad’ to Get Grilling in Kickoff FTC Hearing

Professor John Kwoka said the U.S. economy has become more concentrated, but merger enforcement may be just part of the reason in this Bloomberg Law article…
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As U.S. economy soars, wages remain stuck in 1978

Professor Bill Dickens speaks about the forces behind the decline in wages in this Patriot Ledger article…
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Bursting people’s political bubbles could make them even more partisan

Assistant Professor Donghee Jo’s research on partisan politics is cited in this Washington Post article. ..
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09/10/2018 - 12/17/2018

NU Economics Society

for NU undergraduates
Every Monday
Berhrakis 310
6:40 p.m. – 7:40 p.m…
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Economics Research Seminar

The Labor Market Effects of Immigration Enforcement

Professor Chloe East, University of Colorado
316 Lake Hall
12:00 – 1:15 p.m.
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Economics Research Seminar

Matt Lowe, Briq Institute of Behavior & Inequality
316 Lake Hall
12:00 – 1:15 p.m…
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The Significance of Economics Education

Madhavi Venkatesan
The Faculty Works-in-Progress Colloquium

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
909 Renaissance Place..
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