The Economics Department

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Wed

Sep 6

Development - Tom Vogl


  3:30 - 5:00 pm • BRB 1.118
Fri

Sep 8

Theory - Alex Frankel


  3:30 - 5:00 pm • BRB 1.118
Wed

Sep 13

Practice Job Talk - Collin Hansen, Applied Micro


  3:30 - 5:00 pm • BRB 1.118

About Economics

The Economics Department is the largest department within the College of Liberal Arts with over 2,300 undergraduate majors.

Undergraduate Program
The undergraduate program trains students to think objectively and independently about a wide range of economic topics. With an emphasis in the application of mathematics and writing skills, this program prepares students for professional careers in industry, finance, government, law, and teaching.

MA Program
The MA program offers a rigorous curriculum with quantitative training that prepares students for careers in the public and private sector. This program also allows students to complete an MA degree in as little as 10 months.

Ph.D. Program
The Ph.D. program equips students for academic careers with an educational emphasis in economic theory, statistical methods, and field application. In addition, students are brought to the top of their discipline by an active series of research seminars as a supplement to their coursework.


Jason Abrevaya

Chair of Economics

Jason Abrevaya
The Department of Economics at the University of Texas at Austin is nationally recognized for its research and teaching. It is the intellectual home of approximately 40 economists and 100 Ph.D. students.
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