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).
Finding her voice
May 23, 2018
Involvement in campus life and leadership helped triple major Amy Hu find the confidence to speak at her graduation. With it, she wants to thank her father for helping her and her sisters find UCI.
Award recognizes UCI's most outstanding graduating seniors
Fewer teens looking for summer work
May 21, 2018
Research by David Neumark, economics, in The Herald Bulletin, May 21, 2018