Skip to main content

Economics

Our Programs and Curriculum

 

Economics at Northwestern

Placeholder

Our world-class department owes its reputation to outstanding faculty dedicated to teaching and research, as well as engaged students who take advantage of learning opportunities in and beyond the classroom.

The Economics major and minor are open to all undergraduates. The Ph.D. program has 120 students in residence and an entering class of 25. 

More about the Department

Our Faculty

 

Learn about faculty accomplishments, publications and news.

faculty image

Meet our Faculty

Our distinguished faculty includes fellows of the American Economic Association, members of the National Academy of Sciences and editors of the American Economic Review and other prestigious journals. Longtime faculty member Dale Mortensen was winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize for Economics.

 

Read More
generic image of publications

Recent Publications

Read More

Center for Economic History receives $2.5 million grant from Menard family

The grant will establish the Menard Fellows program, which will support post-doctoral students, the Menard Research Fund, which will support post-doctoral and graduate student research and a tenured professor who also will act as the center’s associate director.

Read More
Marina Siquiera

INTERVIEW WITH ECONOMICS MAJOR, MARINA SIQUEIRA ’22, RECENTLY NAMED A MURPHY SCHOLAR

Siqueira, majoring in both Economics and Industrial Engineering answers questions ranging from her Murphy Scholar project studying the effects of mergers on product assortment to her experience as an undergraduate, as well as, an Economics major, and her plans for the future!

Read More

Economic Research during COVID-19

As the Coronavirus continues to spread across the world, economic uncertainty continues to grow. In an effort to better understand the economic impact of this pandemic, our faculty members have been hard at work publishing new research. Below is a selection of published papers and articles from our esteemed faculty members on the potential economic impact of the coronavirus.

READ MORE

Economics Video Series

 

Learn about the innovative research of our faculty.

News and Events

 

Weekly Seminars

 
economics seminar
Our weekly seminars bring renowned economists from universities around the globe. Explore all 7 of our seminar series, which are held in fall and spring quarters.

See all Seminars

Events

 
Sep
28
2021
Seminar in Econometrics

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM, Evanston

Chuck Manski (Northwestern University): "Probabilistic Prediction for Binary Treatment Choice: with focus on personalized medicine"

Sep
29
2021
Development Economics Lunch Seminar

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Online

Erika Deserranno (Northwestern): "Financial Incentives in Multi-layered Organizations: An Experiment in the Public Sector"  

More Events

News

 
Joel Mokyr cited in article, "Men Are Losing Their Grip in the New Economy"
Joel Mokyr named a researcher of "Nobel Class"
Martin Eichenbaum elected to the Royal Society of Canada
Vivek Bhattacharya and Gaston Illanes awarded NSF Grant

Read the News

Back to top