The Department of Economics has 27 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).
The Financial Power of the Powerless- Socio-Economic Status and Interest Rates under Partial Rule of Law
January 26, 2015
January 31, 2015
11th Irvine-Japan Conference on Public Policy
February 6, 2015
On Learning and Growth
February 12, 2015
Social Sciences Highlights Week
February 23, 2015 - February 27, 2015
Antonio Rodriguez-Lopez, economics assistant professor, is quoted in The New York Times Mar. 26, 2015
The unappetizing effect of minimum-wage hikes
March 24, 2015
Research by David Neumark, economics Chancellor's Professor, is featured in The Wall Street Journal Mar. 24, 2015
Do place-based policies matter?
March 2, 2015
Research by David Neumark, economics Chancellor's Professor, is featured by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco