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.
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.
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
Maxwell B. Stinchcombe, the E.C. McCarty Centennial Professor of Economics at University of Texas at Austin, will deliver the eighth Simon Newcomb Lecture entitled “Models of Numbers: Pragmatics and Economic Theory”.
The Department of Economics welcomed our incoming class of doctoral students in the annual department celebration on September 10th. The incoming class consists of 14 students from the United States and 7 other countries.