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).
Outstanding Teaching Award Reception
April 12, 2016
9th Annual Hot Topics Debate Series
April 27, 2016
Workshop on Trade and Conflict
May 7, 2016
Memorial Celebration for Christian Werner
May 10, 2016
Southwest Experimental & Behavioral Economics Conference
May 20, 2016 - May 21, 2016
David Neumark, economics Chancellor's Professor, on New York's minimum wage, courtesy of Reason.com, May 17, 2016
David Neumark, economics Chancellor's Professor, on discriminatory hiring practices, courtesy of the Miami Herald, May 16, 2016
David Neumark, economics Chancellor's Professor, in the Pasadena Star-News on job loss created by minimum wage hike