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.

Ransomware Attack

The University has experienced a ransomware cyberattack, causing some functions critical to the University to shut down.


Message from our AEASP 2021 Scholars

American Economic Association Summer Program (AEASPScholars' 2021 closing message. This closing message was organized and produced by SeSe Nguyen, Emmanuel PruntyFutsum Tekle, and Alessandra Vidal Meza and presented on July 23, 2021, during the AEASP closing event. The American Economic Association Summer Program 2021 was hosted by 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