Welcome to the Department of Economics

Next PhD Admissions is Fall 2020.

Academic Programs

Department Contacts

Affiliated Research Centers

Economics Seminars and Speaker Series


Friday, November 16th
10:30 am in STZ 102
Neel Sukhatme
Georgetown University
Title: "Down to the Last Strike: Jury Composition and Its Impact on Conviction Rates"



Friday, November 30th
10:30 am in STZ 103
Maxim Troshkin
Cornell University
Title: "Implications of Uncertainty for Optimal Policy"


News and Events

The Economics Department has extensive and diverse programs that fulfill its teaching, research and service missions. Course offerings recognize the fundamental role of economics in both business and liberal arts education.Economics faculty have broad intellectual interests in theoretical and applied research. The active research environment is stimulated by a weekly seminar series and research projects are supported by funding from a variety of federal, state and private sources.