Department of Economics
The Economics Department offers a B.A. and M.A. in Economics. We are a medium-sized department with approximately twelve full time faculty members. We strive for excellence in teaching and also have a wide variety of research interests in various applied fields in economics.
For more information on our undergraduate and graduate programs, student resources, faculty, current activities in the department, or alumni, please follow the links on the left or contact one of us.
Class of 2013 undergraduate honoree: Department of Economics congratulates Sydney Ryan for being one of ten College of Business undergraduate honorees of the graduating Class of 2013. Read more about Sydney Ryan's achievements.
Finals week Tutoring and Computer lab hours: During the finals week hours of operations are as follows.
Monday, May 20: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Tuesday, May 21: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Wednesday, May 22: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Monday, May 20 12:00pm-1:00pm
Tuesday, May 21 *** NO OPEN LAB ***
Wednesday, May 22 11:30am-12:30pm
Thursday, May 23 10:00am-2:00pm
Friday, May 24 *** NO OPEN LAB ***
Economics Department Graduation Celebration 2013: Graduating Students in the Economics BA and MA Programs, their family, and friends are invited to a reception (pdf) immediately following the main SFSU commencement ceremony. Time and place: Saturday, May 25, ~3:30 – 5:00pm, HSS 143. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, May 20 and advise of how many people are attending.
Department of Economics Scholarships (deadline extended): Economics majors are welcome to apply for Ramona K. First Scholarship in Economics and Don Scoble Scholarship in Economics. Applications are now due April 19, 2013.
Pacific Conference for Development Economics (Pac-Dev) 2013: The 2013 Pacific Conference on Development Economics (Pac-Dev) is sponsored by the Department of Economics and will take place on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at San Francisco State University. The goal of Pac-Dev is to bring together graduate students, faculty and practitioners to present and discuss various issues facing developing economies. More details about the PACDEV event. Registration is required. Contact Person: Anoshua Chaudhuri, email@example.com
Office hours: Faculty office hours for Spring 2013 semester have been posted.
In the news: See how median earnings by economics majors compare to other disciplines in this article from The Chronicle of Higher Education.