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 what works to help welfare recipients work (Opinion)
April 11, 2018
David Neumark, economics and ESSPRI, via The Wall Street Journal
Making her mark
April 9, 2018
At only 34-years-old, Jennifer dos Santos '05 has already toured the world as a musician, earned top rankings in national bodybuilding competitions, and run a nonprofit empowering people affected by limb loss
Sanitation worker safety: Group wants penalties passed
April 5, 2018
Cody Nehiba, economics grad student, via ABC News (AP), April 5, 2018