Housed in Drexel’s LeBow College of Business, the School of Economics provides students with a robust understanding of economic theory and business applications valued by the marketplace, including the workings of the market system, major economic institutions, economic policy and development. Students graduate poised for success in a wide variety of fields, earning some of the highest starting salaries in the region.
The School of Economics is home to leading faculty scholars who are dedicated to teaching and mentoring their students. Faculty areas of research expertise include international trade, banking, monetary and fiscal policy, industrial organization, health economics, behavioral economics, public economics and labor economics. Additional features of our program include:
- STEM-designated Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees
- Combined degrees and double majors in multidisciplinary fields of study
- Experiential learning opportunities, including undergraduate cooperative education program (co-op) and graduate internships as well as consulting courses and case competitions
Events, Seminars and Dissertations
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LeBow Launch is a two-day introductory leadership program for incoming LeBow College of Business first-year students.
Professor Grigsby’s research includes income inequality, innovation, taxation and wage-setting.
Professor Lai’s research includes international economics, economic growth and development, China economy, and innovation and technology policy.