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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- December 2014 E-Newsletter
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.
December 9, 2014
Not being in Seattle didn't stop student Eddie Li and alumnus David Vitale, participants in this year's undergraduate mentor program, from scheduling their first meeting - in Edinburgh.
December 3, 2014
Volunteering with grassroots activist group Carbon Washington provides senior Economics major Dani Ladkya an opportunity to put her passions to work with real-world applications for her economics training.
December 1, 2014
The UW Economics community was deeply saddened to learn that friend of the Department Dr. Richard B. (Dick) Wesley passed away November 20 from complications related to ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease).