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
The age discrimination law at 50: A mixed bag
February 14, 2017
David Neumark, economics, via Forbes and Next Avenue, Feb. 14, 2017
The cost of fair wages
February 1, 2017
Timothy Young, economics, receives grant to study the effects of wage transparency on worker productivity
David Neumark, economics, via the Orange County Register, Jan. 31, 2017