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.
Events, Seminars and Dissertations
Attention undergraduate students! Enjoy your coffee while networking with CEO’s and industry leaders around the Philadelphia area and beyond.
Join the Career Cornerstone Group and alumni as they discuss how to maximize your first-year experience.
Join us for this seminar featuring Marinescu’s research on the evaluation of the labor market impact of public policies, for example, unemployment insurance and the minimum wage.
Chakraborty research interests: Macroeconomics of health and disease in developing countries, financial development, public capital, demographic transition, income distribution and preference formations.