Department research covers applied microeconomics, econometrics, economic theory, finance, and macroeconomics. In addition to three weekly seminars, the department hosts conferences and special lectures within these five disciplines.
Department of Economics alumni are leaders in their fields. Students are frequently appointed to esteemed academic institutions, think tanks, government research positions, and investment banks around the world.
With its world-class faculty and individualized attention, the PhD program in the Department of Economics is among the best in the nation. Students are prepared to be leaders in academia, government, international organizations, and industry.
At Johns Hopkins, the undergraduate study of economics offers students dynamic classroom interactions that explore important economic problems and provide the tools needed to address them—in theory and in practice.
Photos from Professor Orazio Attanasio (UCL) delivering the 2018-2019 Richard Ely Distinguished Lecture Series entitled “Human Capital Creation in the Early Years in Developing Countries” on November 12-15.