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).
Escaping minimum pay and wage traps
October 8, 2018
David Neumark, economics, via the Irish Examiner, Oct. 8, 2018
Ripple effect? Amazon's $15 wage may help lift pay elsewhere
October 3, 2018
David Neumark, economics, in CBS News, ABC News, SF Gate, Miami Herald, Newsday, and multiple outlets nationwide
Here's why accepting billions of dollars in incentives for HQ2 could be dangerous for Amazon (opinion)
October 2, 2018
Ami Glazer, economics, via Business Insider