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Students share academic and collegial connections with their professors, who guide them through thought-provoking research and an intense curriculum.

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Graduate Program

With its world-class faculty and individualized attention, the PhD program prepares students to be leaders in academia, government, international organizations, and industry.

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Undergraduate Program

Dynamic classroom interactions help students explore important economic problems, and provide the tools needed to address them—in theory and in practice.

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Professor Papageorge featured on an Atlantic Monthly podcast

Broadus Mitchell Associate Professor Nick Papageorge was interviewed by The Atlantic about a paper examining protest behavior (co-authored with several faculty members in various departments and universities along with former […]

Ying Chen is the new Vice Dean for Graduate Education

Ying Chen, Associate Professor of Economics, has been appointed the Vice Dean for Graduate Education at the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, effective July 1, 2024. Professor Chen is […]

2024 JHU Department of Economics Newsletter

It was another busy year for the Economics Department, with faculty and graduate student research activities, research conferences, seminars, and graduate student awards. Click here to access the 2024 Newsletter.