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).
Women making history
March 4, 2019
Trendsetters and trailblazers - these are #UCIFierceFemales
Passion, purpose and coffee
February 27, 2019
UCI senior Germain Louie, business economics, reflects on his caffeine-fueled campus experience as he prepares to graduate in June
Minimum wage boosts are great--for robots
February 26, 2019
Research by David Neumark, economics, via Reason, Feb. 26, 2019