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College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Department of Economics



Announcements & News

We Welcome Five New Faculty to our Department for Fall 2014

  • Mark Borgschulte, a graduate of Berkeley with a specialization in Labor Economics, is joining us as an Assistant Professor.
  • Guillermo Marshall, a graduate of Northwestern with a specialization in Industrial Organization, is joining us as an Assistant Professor.
  • Adam Osman, a graduate of Yale with a specialization in Development Economics, is joining us as an Assistant Professor.
  • Woong Yong Park, a graduate of Princeton with a specialization in Econometrics and Macroeconomics, is joining us as an Assistant Professor. Woong Yong has served as a professor at the University of Hong Kong prior to moving to Illinois.
  • Evan Starr, a graduate of the U. of Michigan with a specialization in Labor Economics, is joining us as an Assistant Professor. Evan also has an affiliation with the School of Labor and Employment Relations.

Our Programs

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. Up Coming Undergraduate Events

The Masters of Science in Policy Economics is a professional degree designed to meet the needs of policy makers. Most of the students in this program have career paths that take them into government ministries, central banks, and international organizations.

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.

Events & Seminars

Applied Micro Seminar
10/27/2014 | 3:30 pm
7 DKH

International Seminar
10/28/2014 | 11:30 am
222 DKH

EMLT: Randomizing Order Delay as A Way to Slow Down the Market
10/29/2014 | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Room 7, David Kinley Hall

EMLT: Mehrnoush Shahhosseini
11/5/2014 | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Room 7, David Kinley Hall

Applied Micro Seminar
11/7/2014 | 2:00 pm
7 DKH