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 a master’s in economics for 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

Associate professor of economics Mark Stehr discusses his research into the efficacy of employer exercise incentives on BYURadio’s Top of Mind with Julie Rose.

Events, Seminars and Dissertations

Jan
23

Join us for a panel discussion on the newly passed tax bill

Gerri C. LeBow Hall
220 (Grand Meeting Room)
3220 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Jan
31

Join us for a faculty-led discussion and info session focusing on our MS in Economics as well as our new MS in Economics & Computer Science program.

Gerri C. LeBow Hall
220
3220 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Feb
09

Dr. Arcidiacono’s research involves applied microeconomics, applied economics, and labor economics.

Gerri C. LeBow Hall
722
3220 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Feb
16

Provides students an experiential learning opportunity to understand the impact of fraudulent financial reporting and the value & relevance of internal controls

Gerri C. LeBow Hall
DiPiero Grand Meeting Room and Rose Terrace
220
3220 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104