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Economics

Our Programs and Curriculum

 

Economics at Northwestern

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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. 

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Our Faculty

 

Learn about faculty accomplishments, publications and news.

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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.

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Recent Publications

Mar Reguant

Reguant Wins Prestigious Award

Mar Reguant was awarded the 2017 Banco Sabadell Foundation Award for her research in energy and environmental economics. This prize is given to the top Spanish economist under the age of 40.

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Video

View Jim Hornsten's Microeconomics of Baking Cookies Video

Jim Hornsten presented "The Microeconomics of Baking Cookies: Teaching with Cooking Demonstrations" at the 2017 EconED conference. 

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Read more about Jim's talk here

News and Events

 

Weekly Seminars

 
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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.

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Events

 

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News

 
Northwestern Economics Takes 2nd Place in Regional College Federal Reserve Challenge
Chuck Manski Awarded Honorary Doctorate by Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Professors Udry and Karlan Launch Global Poverty Research Lab
Teaching Assistants Honored and Bies Prizes Awarded at Fall Luncheon

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