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, BA and 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.
The Graduate Program (PhD and Masters) reflects the Department's strengths in Labor Economics, Public Economics, International Economics (International Trade and Economic Development), Urban Economics, and Econometrics. 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.
Prof. Badi Baltagi ranked #25 and Prof. Chihwa Kao ranked #77 in the Top 10% authors in the field of Econometrics by IDEAS, a service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Prof. Stuart Rosenthal was awarded the Walter Isard award at the recent joint meeting of the Urban Economic Association (UEA) and North American Science Association International (NARSC)
Prof. Eleonora Patacchini was quoted in the Bloomberg article titled "Like Mother Like Daughter, at Least in the Labor Market"
Camp Econometrics 2014 is coming! Mark your calendars for April 4-6, 2014 in Watkins Glen, NY
Welcome to our new faculty: Yoonseok Lee, Assistant Professor from the University of Michigan Abdulaziz Shifa, Assistant Professor from the Stockholm University
New Mitra book published
Yinger participates in NY Education Reform Commission public Symposium
Patacchini paper cited in Bloomberg, PBS Newshour article