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).
A life in theatre, a life in service
April 8, 2019
Paula Tomei, economics '79, receives 2019 Lauds and Laurels Distinguished Alumni Award in the School of Social Sciences
CEO's work lets retirees retire in their homes
March 25, 2019
Reza Jahangiri, economics alumnus, in the Orange County Business Journal, March 25, 2019
Trump to nominate conservative Stephen Moore for Fed board
March 22, 2019
Gary Richardson, economics, via SF Gate (AP), March, 22, 2019