Littauer Center The Department offers both a primary concentration and a secondary field. The Department also offers EC 10, Principles of Economics, where many students additionally gain an introduction to economics.


John Harvard statue The Ph.D. Program in the Department of Economics at Harvard is addressed to students of high promise who wish to prepare themselves in teaching and research in academia or for responsible positions in government, research organizations, or business enterprises.

Courses & Seminars



Information on courses offered by the Department of Economics, provided by the FAS Registrar's Office.


Outside Harvard Hall Jina Lee and Insup Lee, Harvard Economics '13, talk with Harvard President Drew Faust before joining the procession to the Phi Beta Kappa Literary Exercises in Sanders Theatre at Harvard University. Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer