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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Campus-Wide Announcements

University Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

The University continues to closely monitor the spread of COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, as additional cases are confirmed in the United States and other countries. The University continues to formulate and adjust its plans as needed.

Transition to Workday - July 1, 2021

Workday is Howard's new system to manage HR and financial processes. On July 1, 2021, it will go live and replace all existing systems.


Department of Economics and HUEDAA Recognition Ceremony

The Department of Economics and the Howard University Economics Department Alumni Association (HUEDAA) in partnership with the Abram Harris Economics Society (AHES) hosted a virtual recognition ceremony on Thursday, April 21, 2020, at 7:00 pm ET. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, this virtual meeting was held in lieu of our annual Omicron Delta Epsilon spring dinner-lecture. This year’s guest speaker was our alumnus Dr. Laurence Morse, Chairman of the Board of Trustees Howard University.

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