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
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301 Lake Hall
Boston, MA 02115-5000
phone: 617.373.2882
fax: 617.373.3640
email: econ@neu.edu


Department of Economics News

Reuters Poll – U.S. economy – June 2016

Economics Professor and Chair Bill Dickens shares his Reuters polling answers on the US economy…
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Halliburton Lawsuit Shows Antitrust Cops Pounding Mega-Deals

Professor John Kwoka’s research on merger remedies is presented in this April 6 Bloomberg article…
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Merger Crackdown Part of ‘Mixed’ Obama Antitrust Record

Professor John Kwoka talks about President Obama’s antitrust record in this Bloomberg article…
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Economy grew faster in Mass. than in US for first quarter

Prof. Alan Clayton-Matthews reports in the latest MassBenchmarks a lower unemployment rate and wage increases for Massachusetts…
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Catalina Herrera Almanza

Assistant Professor Catalina Herrera Almanza presented her paper “Early Fertility and Labor Market Segmentation: Evidence from Madagascar” at the United Nations University-WIDER Development Conference on Human Capital and Growth in Helsinki, Finland.

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It’s an actor’s life for Kaya Simmons

NU Economics and Sociology major (and new actor) Kaya Simmons plays Jonathan, one of the four leading characters in Mud Blue Sky.

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Best Antitrust Book

Professor John Kwoka's book Mergers, Merger Control, and Remedies A Retrospective Analysis of U.S. Policy has been awarded Best Antitrust Book by the American Antitrust Institute.

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Economics senior receives co-op award

Congratulations to Economics major Lauren Cornell for receiving an Outstanding Co-op Award.

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