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
News & Highlights
March 16, 2017
John Singleton—a PhD candidate in the Department of Economics at Duke University. He is interested in the intersection of public economics and the economics of education. He will be offering an undergraduate course next year in applied economics.
Kegon Tan—a PhD candidate in the Department of Economics at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. He is interested in human capital development and the role of skills (both cognitive and non-cognitive) in determining diverse outcomes, including wages, health, and crime. He will be offering an undergraduate course next year in applied economics.
July 13, 2016
Professors Engerman and Jones retire and are now Emeritus faculty.
February 23, 2016
The Bank of Canada said Tuesday it has chosen a senior official at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco to be its new deputy governor, with a role in crafting rate policy and overseeing the financial system.
Upcoming EventsElhanan Helpman of Harvard University to present the first Jones Lecture
Thursday, September 7, 2017
Time and Location TBD
Did you know?
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.
World needs more U.S. government debt
In this time of global economic uncertainty, economics professor Narayana Kocherlakota argues that the U.S. government should be issuing more debt in order to strengthen the domestic economy. / Bloomberg ViewContinue Reading
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