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School of Economics

The Drexel 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.

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 economics programs combine coursework in the functional fields of business within the context of a scientific and humanities curriculum.

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 on micro- and macroeconomics, using econometrics for causal inference, prediction and market analysis in LeBow’s 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 students concentrate on one of 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.

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

Department Manager

(215) 895-6156

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