The Economics Department at San Francisco State University seeks to prepare each student to
effectively participate as an informed citizen in the affairs of our society, and to contribute productively
in their careers using knowledge learned during their study of Economics.
Vision and Mission
The Economics Department's vision is to be a quality academic department that provides the best possible education to our undergraduate and graduate students, trains student scholars and fosters original intellectual growth through research.
Our mission is to prepare our students, through high-quality teaching and research, to be engaged and informed citizens, and to contribute productively in their careers using knowledge learned during their study of Economics.
The Economics Department offers a B.A. in Economics, an M.S. in Quantitative Economics, and a Minor 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.
Economics Computer and Tutoring Labs
Betty Blecha Memorial Lecture
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.