Major & Minor
Pursue a degree or take courses in economics or financial economics.
Nationally recognized program characterized by close contact between students and faculty.
Seminars & Events
Regularly scheduled seminars, lectures, and conferences to connect with economics scholars.
Conferences & Lectures
In The News
Professor Mark Bils Newly Elected as Fellow of the Economic Society
Congratulations to Professor Mark Bils. Newly elected as a fellow of the Economic Society. Professor Bils joins Professor Narayana Kocherlakota, Professor William Thomson, and Professor (Emeritus) Ron Jones as fellows.
Janet Currie of Princeton University will present the 2018 McKenzie lecture titled "Small Area Variations and Physician Decision Making: The Case of Depression".
Monday, April 9, 2018
3:30 p.m. in Wegmans Hall room 1400
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The Department of Economics is ranked among the top in the nation. In fact, because of our relatively small faculty size, the department ranks among the top five on a per-faculty basis.
Rochesters economics PhD programin existence since the 1950swas created in part by Lionel McKenzie, one of the leading economists of the time.
Our graduates are prepared for careers in business and government as well as graduate studies in business administration, economics, public policy, law, and more.
Rochester alumnus wins Nobel in economics
Richard Thaler ’74 (PhD), a pioneer in the field of behavioral economics, wins the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences.Read More
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