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School of Economics

Drexel University’s School of Economics provides students with a robust understanding of economic theory and its application to public policy and business including the workings of the market system, major economic institutions, social welfare, and economic development. Our programs also teach skills in econometrics and data analysis that can be used to answer many of society’s most pressing questions. 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.

Degrees and Programs
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Our undergraduate programs engage students with multiple fields in economics while offering them the flexibility to pursue other areas of interest.

Economics Combined Degree students

With a combined economics program, students build a fundamental understanding of economics while also developing specific complementary skill sets.

Learn insights from micro- and macroeconomics, and use econometrics for causal inference, prediction and market analysis in our STEM-designated MS in Economics.

Our STEM-designated MS in Economics and Computer Science covers diverse topics, such as algorithms and computation, machine learning, econometrics, and more.

Our PhD in Economics concentrates on three fields of study: industrial organization, international trade or macroeconomics.

STEM-designated Degrees

LeBow’s STEM-designated programs provide interdisciplinary technical and mathematical skills, as well as the business acumen needed to help solve complex business issues and help navigate the future of business. The School of Economics has both undergraduate and graduate STEM-designated degrees, including:

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Experiential Learning

Experiential learning is at the core of everything we do. The School of Economics offers undergraduate cooperative education program (co-op) and graduate internships as well as consulting courses and case competitions.

Economics Research

The School of Economics faculty have strengths in a variety of fields, including international economics, macroeconomics, industrial organization, behavioral economics, international money and finance, banking, public finance, health economics, and labor economics.

Highlighted Research

Econsult Collaboration

Through a collaboration agreement with Econsult Solutions Inc. (ESI), School of Economics students and faculty benefit from experiential learning and applied research opportunities.

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Thank you for your interest in Drexel's School of Economics. Please contact us for more information. We look forward to connecting with you.

Michele Sykes

Senior Department Manager, Economics and Decision Science

(215) 895-6156

Gerri C. LeBow Hall 1045