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).
House votes to raise federal minimum wage to $15
July 18, 2019
David Neumark, economics, in The New York Times, July 18, 2019
Understanding exchange traded funds
July 16, 2019
UCI economist earns grant to run experiments exploring the value of a commonly used investment instrument for asset pricing and trading volume
Jan Brueckner, economics, in Global Travel Media, July 15, 2019