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

Apr
25

Learn from local non-profit industry leaders insights and opportunities for a successful career within the Non-Profit industry.

Gerri C. LeBow Hall
031
3220 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Apr
28

Professor Caliendo’s research is focused on understanding and quantifying the economic effects of international trade and migration

Gerri C. LeBow Hall
722
3220 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
May
04

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
May
05

His research lies at the intersection of macroeconomics, macro-labor, international macro, and monetary economics. His work focuses on the study of labor market dynamics, financial frictions, and business cycles in developing and emerging economies, the importance of sectoral heterogeneity for the behavior of short-run economic activity, and the role of macro policy in mitigating the impact of adverse shocks to the economy.

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