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

How corporate megamergers are crushing US workers and consumers

Professor John Kwoka’s research on retrospective mergers is cited in this MSN report…
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Iran says ‘yes’ to Russia’s joint bank proposal

Professer Kamran Dadkhah comments on the establishment of a joint bank between Russia and Iran in this AzerNews article…
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Commodities giants forced to suspend dividends

Assistant Professor Bilge Erten is quoted in this Marketplace article…
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We need a new trust-busting movement in America

In this Washington Post article, Professor John Kwoka’s research on retrospective mergers is cited…
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1960’s Religion and Vatican II

Kenneth Himes; Thomas Groome
The Myra Kraft Open Classroom Series
20 West Village F, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m…
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Alicia Sasser Modestino appointed to MHP board

Governor Charlie Baker has appointed Alicia Sasser Modestino to the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Housing Partnership (MHP).

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The 2015 NU Fed Challenge Team

Congrats to the NU Fed Challenge team for advancing to round 2 of this year's competition!

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NU Economics Alum co-authors study on age discrimination

Ian Burn, MA/BS 2011, co-authored a study showing widespread discrimination among workers nearing retirement age.

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