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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Department News (Featured Article)

2019 Best Master's of Economics Rankings

Howard University's Department of Economics has been ranked in the top 100 of the TFE Times' 2019 Best Master's of Economics Rankings. Click here for the full list. Read the Article

Department News (Featured Article)

Howard Professor Named President Of National Economic Association

February 14, 2019 | Written by Ramzey Smith (original article) WASHINGTON (February 14, 2019) – Howard University associate professor of economics, Omari H. Swinton, Ph.D., is now president of the National Economic Association (NEA), an organization dedicated to producing and distributing knowledge of economic issues that are of exceptional interest to promoting economic growth among people of color. Read the Article