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The mission of the Department of Economics is to teach students to be critical thinkers and to use the discipline of economics to analyze and solve problems associated with important economic, political and social issues. Learn more >

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Tufts University
Department of Economics
8 Upper Campus Road
Braker Hall
Medford, MA 02155
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Office: 617.627.3560
Fax: 617.627.3917

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Braker Hall

News & Announcements

Gilbert Metcalf was quoted in the New York Times article "U.S. Leaves the Markets Out in the Fight Against Carbon Emissions."

Enrico Spolaore presented his research on European integration at the 45th St. Gallen Symposium in Switzerland and was interviewed by the Swiss press.

Ujjayant Chakravorty met President Aquino of the Philippines and presented his edited book "Sustainable Economic Development. Read more >

Wenfeng Qiu, a second year student in our MS in Economics program, took second place in the 2015 Tufts Graduate Student Research Symposium Prize Competition for ten minute research presentations. Read more >

On Wednesday, 13 May, our own Gib Metcalf will receive this year's Tufts Distinguished Scholar Award. Read more >

Gilbert E. Metcalf was recently named to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Advisory Panel on Economy-Wide Modeling of the Benefits and Costs of Environmental Regulation. Read more >

Gilbert Metcalf was recently quoted in the Boston Globearticle "Jack up the federal gas tax now." 

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