About the Department
Established in 1917, economics is one of the largest and oldest departments in the College of Arts & Sciences, offering the BA, BS, MA, and PhD. Our faculty strengths include econometrics, finance, macroeconomics, international economics, industrial organization, environmental economics, development economics, and microeconomic theory. Faculty credentials represent the best institutions of learning in the world, including Harvard University, Yale University, the University of Chicago, the University of California, Berkeley, and Columbia University.
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February 28, 2014
Providing our undergraduates with greater opportunities to realize their ambitions prompted two Economics alumni in their philanthropic support.
February 19, 2014
The Department of Economics community was saddened to hear of the death of Professor Thomas Borcherding, who taught in the department from 1966 - 1972.
February 7, 2014
The department is pleased to announce that Dr. George Carlson has been selected as the 2014 Economics Distinguished Alumnus. He will give the commencement address at the department's graduation ceremony in June.
February 3, 2014
The Department of Economics was saddened by the news that alumna Dr. Suzanne Scotchmer, BA '70, passed away last week from cancer.
January 31, 2014
The Department was saddened to learn of the death of alumnus Mike Dueker, a member of the Economics Visiting Committee.
Department of Economics
305 Savery Hall, Box 353330
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195-3330