School of Economics

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

Housed in 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.

Drexel’s 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, and industrial organization. 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

Degrees

Our undergraduate programs include a BS and a BA in Economics, both of which combine coursework in economics and the functional fields of business administration within the context of a general scientific and humanities curriculum.

The School of Economics has developed new, interdisciplinary degree options for students to pursue a STEM Bachelor of Science with their choice of combined majors in business, math and behavioral economics and organizations.

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.

The MS in Economics and Computer Science is among the first of its kind. Combining training in advanced computational and econometric techniques, the program emphasizes managing and analyzing big data to create market platforms and facilitate cyber exchange.

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

Events, Seminars and Dissertations

Mar
05

Edouard Schaal’s research interests include macroeconomics, business cycles, informational frictions, search and matching and economic geography.

Mar
12

Jason Simerville’s research interest include Behavioral Economics, Experimental Economics, Public Economics

Apr
16

Isabelle Méjean’s research interest include International Macroeconomics and Trade

Apr
23

Junji Xiao research interest are in the fields of empirical industrial organization, environmental economics and China economy.