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.
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:
- BS in Economics
- Economics Combined Majors
- MS in Economics
- MS in Economics and Computer Science
- PhD in Economics
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.
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.
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Bradley, Sebastien, Robinson, Leslie A., and Ruf, Martin, The Impact of IP Box Regimes on the M&A Market. Journal of Accounting and Economics 72 (Nov 2021).