School of Economics
The School of Economics is committed to offering a curriculum that is current and challenging, and to conducting research that aligns with business trends and informs policy makers. A degree, major or minor in Economics provides students with a robust understanding of the workings of the market system, major economic institutions, economic policy and development.
Economics is one of Drexel LeBow’s strongest disciplines. Our School of Economics is ranked among the best in the world for research on international trade and its faculty includes leading scholars in banking, monetary and fiscal policy, industrial organization and more. Members of the economics faculty have published in the American Economic Review, Rand Journal of Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics, and elsewhere.
Events, Seminars and Dissertations
Join the region’s international business community as we hear from leading economists, trade experts, and successful companies on major trends to watch and strategies for success.
Dr. Swanson’s research primarily focuses on the effects of information and incentives on both the supply side and the demand side of health care markets.
Designed for individuals who are already familiar with LeBow College of Business, our one-on-one information sessions give you the opportunity to participate in an individualized question and answer session with an admissions counselor. Each of these personalized meetings are specialized to meet your needs.
Dr. Prokhorov’s research interests include theoretical and applied econometrics, with applications in business analytics, finance, risk management, labour and health economics, demography and other fields.