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Seeking solutions to the world's most pressing challenges through innovative economic research


Our faculty are at the forefront of economics research. From developing new theories and methodologies that advance the standard of economic analysis to delivering rigorous, evidence-based results, their work informs policy and helps shape interdisciplinary approaches to some of the world's most pressing challenges.


Our faculty's award-winning work and mentorship has established MIT Economics as one of the world's leading centers for economic research and education.

Academic programs

PhD Program

Complete your training in a program that sets the standard for graduate education in economics.

Master's Programs

Advance your career or prepare for further academic study in our flexible master’s programming.

Undergraduate Program

Build a foundation in economics and the skills to pursue a wide range of fulfilling careers.