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

Maps/Directions

Department of Economics News

Swell of mergers, acquisitions likely to affect consumers, workers

Professor John Kwoka’s book, Mergers, Merger Control and Remedies is mentioned in this June 26 Sun Sentinel article…
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Mexico airport probe shifts direction

Professor John Kwoka was interviewed by PaRR Global on an investigation of Benito Juarez International Airport (MEX) based on the essential facilities doctrine, which limits a monopolist’s power to exclude rivals…
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Mass. jobless rate drops to prerecession level

“Another month, another good employment report,” said Alan Clayton-Matthews, a Northeastern University economics professor. “This state is growing robustly.” – The Boston Globe June 18, 2015..
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Mass. economy outpacing US, but challenges still exist

A report by Associate Professor Alan Clayton Matthews is cited in this June 2 Boston Globe article…
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Spotlights

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Frederick B. Zupanc

Congratulations to Frederick B. Zupanc who has had a paper published in The Developing Economist, an undergraduate research journal at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Elena Losada

Elena Losado, who recently graduated with a MA/BS in Economics, is now working at an internship at the Brookings Institution Center for Universal Education.

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Daniel Abunaw

Eco­nomics senior Daniel Abunaw received the Paul M. Pratt Award for demon­strating excep­tional per­sonal and pro­fes­sional growth through his co-​​ops.

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