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 Notices

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.


Spring Virtual Lecture

On April 21 at 7:00 pm ET, the Department of Economics and Howard University Economics Department Alumni Association (HUEDDA) hosted their annual spring Omicron Delta Epsilon International Economics Honor Society Virtual Lecture and Recognition Program.

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