School of Economics

Ranked Among the World's Best for Research on International Trade

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.

Degrees

Learn to apply the rigorous methods of modern quantitative economics with a bachelors degree from LeBow’s School of Economics.

Receive integrated training in core economics, quantitative methods and policy analysis with flexibility to best match your career aspirations.

Students concentrate on one of three fields of study: Industrial Organization, International Trade and Macroeconomics and receive strong training in Applied Microeconometrics.

School of Economics News

An early interest in physics led associate professor of economics Yoto V. Yotov to study and become a leading authority on the structural gravity model of economics.
Philip Barasa worked hard and tapped his LeBow network to fund a co-op that took him across the globe to Australia.

Events, Seminars and Dissertations

Mar
01

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.

Creese Student Center
32nd and Chestnut Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Mar
03

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.

Gerri C. LeBow Hall
722
3220 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Mar
09

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.

Gerri C. LeBow Hall
4th Floor, Graduate Office
3220 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Mar
10

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.

Gerri C. LeBow Hall
722
3220 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104