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.
Economics Seminar Series: Prashant Bharadwaj will present his work "Perverse Consequences of Well Intentioned Regulation: Evidence from India’s Child Labor Ban" on Thursday, March 6, 10:30am-12:00pm, in LIB 244. Everybody is welcome to attend!
Internship opportunities: Six Richard J. Riordan Summer Internships opportunities are now posted on The Public Policy Institute of California website. These internship projects provide an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students interested in a public policy career to work in a policy research environment. Application deadline: March 9, 2014
Graduation applications: Graduation applications are due on February 21, 2014. Follow these graduation application steps to submit the application.
Office hours: Faculty office hours and contact details for Spring 2014 semester have been posted.
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.
In the news: See how median earnings by economics majors compare to other disciplines in this article from The Chronicle of Higher Education.