Economics Department

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The Economics Department offers a B.A. and M.A. in Economics. We are a medium-sized department with approximately 11 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 main navigation links or contact us.

Recap

The distinguished lecture on "Equality of Opportunity in America: New Lessons from Big Data" by Dr. Raj Chetty (Stanford University) is now available on the SF State YouTube channel for viewing.

Special Announcements

Positions Available

San Francisco State University, Department of Economics invites applicants for two tenure-track positions in Economics beginning August 2018. Please refer to the Assistant Professor in Labor or Public Economics position announcement and to the Assistant Professor in International Trade and Globalization position announcement. The deadline for submissions is November 17, 2017. More detailed position descriptions are available: Labor or Public Economics and International Trade and Globalization.

Mandatory advising

Economics majors must meet with an Economics Faculty Advisor before they can register for Fall 2017. See the mandatory advising flyer [pdf] for more details.

Graduation Application

Follow these graduation application steps (pdf) to apply for graduation.

Graduation Application Deadlines:

  • Fall 2017:  September 29, 2017
  • Spring 2018:  February 16, 2018
  • Summer 2018:  July 14, 2018

Office Hours

Faculty office hours and contact details (pdf)

Economics Computer and Tutoring Labs

Computer Lab hours (pdf) and Tutoring Lab hours (pdf)