What We Do
The Department of Economics is ranked in the top 20 economics graduate programs by U.S. News & World Report. In the last three years, Duke Economics faculty members have conducted on average $5.1 million in sponsored and institutionally funded research for industry, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the National Science Foundation. Our faculty serve on 26 editorial boards and hold 49 editorships across 59 academic journals and two book series. The department serves approximately 300 graduate students.