Welcome to the website of the Department of Economics at Syracuse University. Members of our faculty are known nationally and internationally for their applied microeconomic research on issues of public policy relevance.
We have a high-quality undergraduate program within which we have two alternative tracks,
BS. In both tracks we provide a strong foundation in micro- and macroeconomics through our introductory and intermediate courses, which is followed by more specialized courses or electives. Undergraduates can choose from a wide range of electives in International Economics, Labor Economics, Public Economics, Urban Economics, Health Economics, Development Economics and Econometrics. There is an
Economics Club, sponsored by the Department and run by students with advice from faculty. Students are also eligible for Omicron Delta Epsilon (Economics Honor society) and awards for academic distinction.
Graduate Program (PhD and Masters) reflects the Department's strengths in
International Economics (International Trade and Economic Development),
Urban Economics, and
Recent job placements of our graduates included positions in academia, government and international agencies, non-profit organizations and the private sector, where they can pursue careers in higher education, research, policy analysis, management, consulting, etc.
For the latest information on people and events in the Economics Department take a look at our
newsletter which is published each semester.
Click here for a Master Calendar of Economic Seminars - Spring 2015
Click here to see details of our PhD students currently on the job market.
Professor Devashish Mitra Named One of the 3 Leading Influences of Indian Economic Policies
The SU Economics department is ranked 26th in econometrics at RePEc's Top 10% Institutions and Economists in the Field of Econometrics, as of September 2014:
See pictures from
Camp Econometrics IX that was April 4-6, 2014 in Watkins Glen, NY
Leyla Karakas , Assistant Professor from Johns Hopkins University
Alfonso Flores-Lagunes, Associate Professor from Binghamton University
Amy Schwartz, Professor from New York University - Wagner
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The Maxwell School, which opened officially in October of 1924, is turning 90 this fall. To mark this anniversary, we’ve planned a series of on-campus events throughout the upcoming semester.
Mitra op-ed pieces published
Mitra appears on Bloomberg TV India
Mitra writes op-ed piece for The Economic Times