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).
The 14th Irvine-Japan Conference on Public Policy
February 2, 2018
Anteater Family Weekend
March 2, 2018 - March 3, 2018
Trump's America: One Year On
March 13, 2018
March 26, 2018 - March 30, 2018
Has the Work-Based Safety Net Gone Too Far?
April 3, 2018
UCI program on corporate welfare receives funding boost
March 19, 2018
New gifts from The Troesh Family Foundation and the Charles Koch Foundation will fund continued research on governmental policies that affect business taxes, regulations and practices
An economic equestrian
March 14, 2018
Melanie Henderson, UCI business economics '10 and MBA '17, is a competitive amateur equestrian in her off time from Taco Bell headquarters in Irvine
David Neumark, economics, via Vox, March 8, 2018