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 opioids slow return to work after injuries?
December 10, 2018
David Neumark, economics, courtesy of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Dec. 10, 2018
O.C.-based healthy cookie creators get sweet deal on 'Shark Tank'
December 5, 2018
Econ alumnus Kristoffer Quiaoit in the Orange County Register, Dec. 5, 2018
Saari elected to Russian Academy of Sciences
December 3, 2018
Honor recognizes the Distinguished Professor emeritus's long career as a mathematician