Working Papers

The UCI Economics Working Paper Series extends back to 1983. Papers which have been published in the Series since 2001-02 can be downloaded here in pdf format. However, if you would like a hard copy of any of paper in the Series, please feel free to contact us by telephone (949) 824-5788 or by email

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Seminars & Workshops

Theory, History, and Development Workshop
Seminars on research in theory, economic history, development, the intersections of these areas, as well as fields like political economy and international trade. Speakers include invited scholars, UCI faculty members and graduate students.

Applied Microeconomics Seminar Series
Seminars on research in labor economics, public economics and other fields in applied microeconomics. Participants include UCI faculty members and other invited scholars.

Econometrics Seminar Series
Regularly held seminar series, featuring the research of UCI faculty members, visiting scholars, and other invited speakers on theoretical and applied econometrics.

Macroeconomics Workshop
Regularly held seminars on research in macroeconomics, international macroeconomics and finance, and other fields in dynamic economics. Participants include invited scholars and UCI faculty members and graduate students.

Recruiting Seminar
An occasional seminar where candidates for appointment to faculty positions in the Department present their research

Institute for Mathematical Behavioral Sciences Colloquium Series
Regularly held seminars on highly technical and currently lively topics in the social sciences. Participants include UCI faculty and graduate students, visiting scholars, postdoctral fellows and other invited speakers throughout the world.

Institute of Transportation Studies Seminar Series
Featuring the work of UC faculty members and professional researchers, visiting scholars and other invited guests on a variety of transportation research issues.

Public Policy Lunch
Occasionally held, informal discussions on particular issues in public policy.

Economics of Governance Lecture
The premier lecture series on economics at the University of California, Irvine, coordinated by the by faculty in UC Irvine's Center for the Study of Democracy (CSD) and the Department of Economics. Distinguished economists and experts on economic policy discuss current economic challenges facing our state and nation, and how governments and citizens can best address these challenges.


The Department of Economics, the School of Social Sciences and the Institute of Transportation Studies together hosted a conference in honor of Professor Kenneth A. Small, February 3-4, 2006, on UCI campus. The papers from the conference will be published, subject to the usual refereeing process, in the Journal of Urban Economics. The program can be viewed by clicking on the link above.

On Wednesday 18 January, the Department of Economics held a retirement party for Professor Kenneth Small. Professor Marigee Bacolod, having taken many pictures that evening, has compiled them into a slide show. You can view the slideshow by clicking on one of the icons below.

the smaller (28MB) Quicktime version.

the larger (92MB) Quicktime version.



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