School of Economics

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

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

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.

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

Sep
23

Dr. Sanjurjo will present his paper

The Role of Memory in Search and Choice

Gerri C. LeBow Hall
209
3220 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Sep
27

Dr. Iijma will present: Dispersed Behavior and Perceptions in Assortative Societies

Gerri C. LeBow Hall
209
3220 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Oct
11

Dr. Ljungqvist is a specialist in the field of applied macroeconomic theory, with a focus on European unemployment and labor market institutions.

Gerri C. LeBow Hall
TBA
3220 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Oct
25

Join Drexel University’s School of Economics and Econsult Solutions Inc. for a dynamic discussion about the development of smart cities.

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