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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Recent Event

Department of Economics and HUEDAA Recognition Ceremony

The Department of Economics and the Howard University Economics Department Alumni Association (HUEDAA) hosted a virtual recognition ceremony on Thursday, April 23, 2020, at 7:00 pm. Because of 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. Nicholas Hill, who earned an M.A. degree in Economics in 2002. Read the Article

Department News (Featured Article)

2020 Best Master's of Economics Rankings

Howard University's Department of Economics has been ranked in the top 100 of the TFE Times' 2020 Best Master's of Economics Rankings. Click here for the full list. Read the Article

Department News (Featured Article)

A Conversation With Mary Daly, President, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

On November 1, 2019, the Department of Economics and the Abram Harris Economics Society hosted Mary Daly for a fireside chat.  Mary Daly, who is the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, gave an impassioned discuss on economics to a standing room only crowd.  Mary was introduced by Gerald Daniels, assistant professor of economics and advisors for the Abram Harris Society.  Mary then gave powerful opening remarks with references to her experiences and path to her current position.  This was followed by Read the Article