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Department of Economics

The Department of Economics at Indiana University Bloomington is one of the highly ranked departments in the United States, offering comprehensive coverage of the major fields in modern economics. It currently has 28 faculty members, approximately 80 graduate students, and approximately 800 undergraduate majors. The department has existed since 1935, and is located in Wylie Hall, the beautifully restored oldest building on campus.

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Trendline Alumni Newsletter - Fall 2014

2015 Job Market Candidates

Attention Students: The Department of Economics has upgraded its undergraduate econometrics curriculum. Please see the message from the department chair.

Elmus Wicker

Meet Elmus Wicker, economic historian, of Indiana University...

October 25th Conference
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Welcome New Faculty

Ahmad Lashkaripour John Stone Ruli Xiao
Ahmad Lashkaripour John Stone Ruli Xiao

Lee Alston

Lee Alston is joining IU as IU Ostrom Chair, Executive Director of the Ostrom Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis, and Professor of Economics. His research areas are Institutional Economics and Economic History.

Carrington Scholars Fund in Economics Established by IU Economics alumni Hearst "Carey" Carrington ('77) and Christopher Carrington ('83) to provide annual competitive scholarships to undergraduate Economics majors and PhD students.

James Bullard

James Bullard, Ph.D '90, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis awarded the College Distinguished Alumni Award

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Faculty Spotlight

James Self

James Self

James Self's teaching interests lie primarily in economic principles and public finance. His research interests are focused on exploring the efficacy of various pedagogical components of course design and overall program learning design. In the same line he is interested in program evaluation and development of assessment measures. In addition, he has interests in studying the efficiency of both taxation and asset markets. His publications appear in the American Economic Review, Journal of Business, and the Journal of Economic Education.