The Department of Economics presents an excellent environment to develop such a synthesis of talents to become master economists. Indeed, graduates have assumed important posts that determine the direction of the private and public sectors in the Philippines.

Our degree programs take advantage of a competent pool of faculty, an outstanding library, as well as superior computing and other educational facilities on campus. The training and instruction provided by the Department of Economics reflect its mission to produce Filipino and Asian economists and leaders who make sound analyses of socio-economic phenomena and contribute to public policy and nation-building, while grounded in the service for others and social justice.

The department of Economics and Ateneo Center for Economic Research and Development (ACERD) welcome visiting professors and scholars for any duration to conduct and present researches, as well as international exchange students to pursue a semester or two of coursework at Ateneo de Manila University. Students of the Department of Economics can spend a semester abroad as exchange students in our partner institutions in Australia, Austria, Cambodia, China, France, Germany, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Macao, Norway, Romania, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, and United States of America, or in ASEAN Universities Network-member institutions.