Department of Economics

Welcome to the Department of Economics

The economics programs at Howard University have proud histories of contributing significantly to the progress and well-being of African Americans and the African diaspora and producing leaders for America and the global community.

Academic Support Building B
Third Floor
2400 Sixth Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20059

Tel: 202-806-6717
Fax: 202-806-4896

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Announcements

Spring Virtual Lecture

American Economic Association Summer Program (AEASPScholars' 2022 closing message. This closing message was organized and produced by Guido Romero and Jemmy Marc and presented on July 22, 2022, during the AEASP closing event at the Federal Reserve Board. The American Economic Association Summer Program 2022 was hosted by Howard University.

Department News (Featured Article)

Supply and Demand: How Howard’s Department of Economics is Paving its Own Path

"$10,911,640 and counting. That’s approximately how much the Howard University Department of Economics has earned in grants and awards in 2021 alone..." (Click here for the full article) Read the Article

Department News (Featured Article)

2021 Best Master's of Economics Rankings

Howard University's Department of Economics has been ranked in the top 100 of the TFE Times' 2021 Best Master's of Economics Rankings. Click here for the full list. Read the Article

Department News (Featured Article)

Dr. Jevay Grooms Appointed as an NBER Fellow

"Following a call for nominations in January, the NBER has appointed 70 new affiliates: 23 research associates and 47 faculty research fellows.  In addition, four faculty research fellows have been promoted to research associates..." (Click here to read the full article) Read the Article