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.

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phone: 617.373.2882
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email: econ@neu.edu


Department of Economics News

What’s Keeping Teens Out of Work

Associate Professor Alicia Sasser Modestino is quoted in the Wall Street Journal on youth unemployment…
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Iran back in race to supply blue energy to Europe?

In this April 8th AzerNews article, Professor Kamran Dadkhah speaks on the effect of the Iranian nuclear deal on Europe’s gas market…
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NU Humanities Center Grant

Economics Chair Bill Dickens and Valentine Moghadam, Director of the International Affairs Program have been awarded a grant from the Humanities Center. ..
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Shop-based malaria kit boosts testing for disease

The paper “Introducing rapid diagnostic tests for malaria to drug shops in Uganda” published in The Bulletin of the World Health Organization co-written by Professor Bill Dickens was cited in this March 15th SciDevNet article…
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How a Nuclear Deal With Iran Could Affect Gas Prices

Professor Kamran Dadkhah speaks on how a nuclear deal with Iran could affect oil production in this March 20 boston.com article…
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Speaker Series @
Boston University


Dick Friedman

Dick Friedman, CEO of Carpenter & Company and Developer of many luxury hotels, will be speaking at Boston University Public Markets Investing Group on Tuesday, April 28th. Carpenter & Company is a firm that owns, manages, and develops real estate. Mr. Friedman himself has developed The Liberty Hotel, a renovated jail in downtown Boston, along with The…
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Steve Miller

Additionally, PMIG is extremely honored to welcome Steve Miller on Wednesday, April 29th. Mr. Miller has been given the title “Wall Street’s Mr. Fix It” because of all the ways he has helped various corporations. Mr. Miller is Chairman of the Board of American International Group (AIG), and Chairman of MidOcean Partners, a private equity firm specializing in leveraged buyouts,…
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Steve Baillo

Congratulations to Steve Baillio who has been hired as a research assistant with the Federal Reserve Board of Governors.

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CSSH Faculty Celebration

Barry Bluestone, Alicia Sasser Modestino, James Dana and John Kwoka were honored at the CSSH Faculty Celebration.

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