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).