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News & Announcements

Calendar SAVE THE DATE!!

Professor Werner Baer Memorial and Conference
October 16th, 17th, & 18th, 2016
I-Hotel and Conference Center

Please visit our memorial page for Professor Werner Baer who passed away March 31, 2016 and our memorial page for Professor Fred Gottheil who passed away April 17, 2016 to leave comments and/or share memories.

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Welcome Back Students!!!

Whether you are returning this fall or are new this semester, The Department of Economics staff welcome you! Please take a moment to tour the websites applicable to your program. Visit the Econ undergrad program here. Visit the MSPE program here. Visit the Econ PhD program here.

The Department of Economics Welcomes for Fall 2016

Pooyan Amir-Ahmadi, with a specialization in macroeconomics, is joining our Department as an Assistant Professor.  Pooyan has obtained his doctorate from Humboldt University, in Berlin. He was a faculty member at Geothe University, in Germany, prior to joining our Department.

Eric McDermott is joining our Department as a Lecturer. Eric has obtained his doctorate from the University of Minnesota. He was a lecturer in the department of Policy Analysis and Management at Cornell University, in Ithaca New York, prior to joinging our Department.

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Economics Photo Gallery

Economics 2016 Graduation reception and convocation photos are available.

Degree Programs

Undergrad Program

Our Undergraduate program prepares students for employment in business and government, and provides an ideal background for graduate study in Law, Business, Public Policy, and Economics. We offer many activities and opportunities to build upon the foundation of academic training, creating well-rounded students through special events, networking opportunities, workshops, and student organizations. econug@illinois.edu

Master's Program

The Master of Science degree is designed to meet the needs of students who require extra training to gain admission to Ph.D. programs or specializations beyond an undergraduate degree to qualify for jobs in international, national and private institutions. The training and specializations also help promote the careers of young administrators in government ministries and central banks overseas. mspe@illinois.edu

Doctoral Program

Our Doctoral program admits students with strong quantitative backgrounds and prepares them for careers in academia and for research positions in government, international organizations, and consulting in the following specialized fields: development economics, econometrics, industrial organization, international economics, labor economics, macro, micro and public economics. econ@illinois.edu