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Welcome to the UC Santa Barbara Department of Economics, one of the leading Economics Departments in the world. We are committed to shaping policy and informing the public on critical economic issues. We have a distinguished and varied group of Economists researching a variety of specialized fields, and we are training the next generation of Economic leaders at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

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October 24, 2023

The Economics Department is excited to host Dr. Hanming Fang as our featured speaker for this year's Philip Babcock Memorial Lecture on October 24, 2023.

September 20, 2023

The Department is currently accepting applications for an Accounting Lecturer in Economics

August 29, 2023

Environmental Economist Will Join the White House Council of Economic Advisers

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