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Indiana University Bloomington
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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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

Michael Alexeev

Professor Michael Alexeev has been elected the President-Elect of the Association for Comparative Economic Studies

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Faculty Spotlight

Eric Leeper

Eric Leeper

Eric Leeper's research and teaching interests center on macroeconomics and monetary economics, with a special emphasis on monetary and fiscal policy analysis. One line of his research explores the theoretical and empirical implications of the dynamic interactions between monetary and fiscal policy. Another line studies empirical aspects of policy. Much of his research employs formal stochastic general equilibrium models and/or informal supply and demand analysis to interpret economic time series. Recent work explores the implications of recurring changes in policy regime in the context of dynamic stochastic general equilibrium models.