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.
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.
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.
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.
Turning national growth-indexed bonds into European assets: A proposal to strengthen the euro area The idea of growth-indexed bonds has recently regained momentum in policy circles, but research has shown they are unlikely to substantially decrease the risk of a debt explosion in advanced economies if not issued through a large and coordinated mechanism. This […]
The department of economics hosted the Annual Health Econometrics Workshop on Sept. 28-29. Recordings of the workshop sessions can be accessed below. September 28 morning session September 28 afternoon session September 29 session