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The Economics Department at UMass Lowell provides the conceptual tools and analytic skills necessary for success in a broad range of professional and entrepreneurial careers.

About The Department

The Economics Department at UMass Lowell teaches students to summarize the key elements from complex situations, reason analytically (from premises to policy conclusions) and confront theory with evidence. Our courses are designed to stress these basic skills, and our programs provide curriculum flexibility to students interested in a broad range of career tracks.


Meet Our Students

  • My public speaking has improved 100 percent, I made friends on the team, and it was cool to meet other students at the competition who were excited about monetary and fiscal policy.

    Alessandra Greco’s understanding of the Federal Reserve Bank, the U.S. economy and monetary policy grew exponentially when she joined a team that went to the Boston Fed Challenge. She’s already preparing for next year’s competition.