Department of Economics
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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 (more).
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January 22, 2015
For senior James Hedden, what started as an interest in luxury automobiles has turned into a successful startup business.
January 6, 2015
The popular Economics undergraduate mentor program has partnered with the UW Career Center on a "Career Success Certificate" for students to plan for optimizing career and job-search success.
December 29, 2014
The Department of Economics 2015 Distinguished Alumnus is economic historian Dr. Richard Sutch, Distinguished Professor of Economics Emeritus at the University of California.
December 11, 2014
Scholars in the social sciences working at the intersection of political economy and applied microeconomics now have the opportunity to engage with one another as participants in the multidisciplinary 'Forum on Political Economy and Economics.'
December 10, 2014
Senior honors student Erika VanHorne has spent her college career completing a double degree in History and Economics — and in addition to a minor in Music, finding every chance she can to sing.