Who we are
For over a century, MIT Economics has played a leading role in economics education, research, and public service. With a commitment to the advancement of groundbreaking research, our program draws new generations of students to the discipline with courses that are at the vanguard of economic knowledge.
We equip students in our undergraduate program with the essential skills for a wide variety of jobs, while our graduate training has set the standard for other leading institutions around the country. Our award-winning faculty and students are making concrete contributions to the world's most pressing challenges, providing the scientific evidence decision-makers need to make strategic and effective policy decisions.