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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April 18, 2014
Assistant Professor Mu-Jeung Yang, a specialist in international macroeconomics, will give this year's Nobel Prize in Economics lecture, exploring the work of 2013 Laureates Fama, Hansen, and Shiller.
April 8, 2014
The women in economics group is delighted to host Marjorie McElroy, Professor of Economics at Duke University and Chair of the AEA Committee on the Status of Women in the Profession.
March 21, 2014
Senior Reid Johnsen gave up a promising career as a marine engineer in Singapore to study economics at UW, with the goal of discovering a more fulfilling profession.
March 21, 2014
Amazon Principal Economist and Affiliate Professor Greg Duncan Introduces Machine Learning Economics Course
ECON 484: Econometrics and Data Science is among the first course of its kind to be offered in the U.S. Amazon Principal Economist Gregory Duncan will teach the course to both undergraduates and graduate students this spring quarter.
March 11, 2014
Nominations are open for the Economics Volunteer Service Award, which will recognize the significant impact of a department volunteer.
Department of Economics
305 Savery Hall, Box 353330
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195-3330