The Department of Economics has 31 permanent faculty members, with research and teaching interests that span a broad range of fields. In addition to strengths in micro theory, macroeconomics and econometrics (Bayesian and classical), the department has expertise in many applied fields, including economic history, industrial organization, international economics, labor economics, public choice and public finance, transportation economics, and urban economics. The department offers programs leading to both a B.A. and Ph.D. degree, and this website provides more information about those programs, the faculty, and the department's research activities.
The department's main administrative offices are located on the third floor of Building B in the Social Science Plaza (rooms SSPB 3223 and 3229).
Do Gas Prices Affect Residential Property Values?
February 23, 2017
Inference on Breakdown Frontiers
February 27, 2017
The Local Impact of Containerization
March 9, 2017
March 17, 2017
Soc sci grad programs earn top 25 rankings among public universities, top 50 rankings overall
Jan Brueckner, economics, via the Los Angeles Times, March 15, 2017
Jan Brueckner, economics professor, via The Sacramento Bee, March 13, 2017