US Economics Department Ranking

The paper (”Rankings of U.S. Economics Departments“) is written by Richard Dusansky and Clayton J. Vernon and was published in The Journal of Economic Perspectives in 1998. The Top Ten Economics Departments are as follows:

Rank, University
1 Princeton

2 Harvard

3 Pennsylvania

3 MIT

5 Northwestern

6 NYU

7 Boston U.

7 Yale

9 UC-San Diego

9 Stanford

Princeton University

Top Economics Programs (Graduate) as ranked by US News & World Report (2010 Edition):
1 Harvard University
1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1 Princeton University
1 University of Chicago
5 Stanford University
6 University of California--Berkeley
6 Yale University
8 Northwestern University
9 University of Pennsylvania
10 Columbia University
10 University of Minnesota--Twin Cities
12 New York University
12 University of Michigan--Ann Arbor
14 California Institute of Technology
14 University of California--Los Angeles
14 University of California--San Diego
14 University of Wisconsin--Madison
18 Cornell University
19 Brown University
19 Carnegie Mellon University (Tepper)
19 Duke University
22 University of Maryland--College Park
22 University of Rochester
24 Boston University
25 Johns Hopkins University
25 University of Texas--Austin
27 Pennsylvania State University--University Park
28 Ohio State University
28 University of Virginia
28 Washington University in St. Louis

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