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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 16, 2023

University of California, Santa Barbara Professor, Shelly Lundberg was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. 

August 29, 2023

Environmental Economist Will Join the White House Council of Economic Advisers

September 30, 2022

The Minnesota Economics Big Data Institute (MEBDI) will hold the 2nd MEBDI Fall Conference on Big Data in Macroeconomics in collaboration with the Lab for Aggregate Economics and Finance on Friday, October 14 - Saturday, October 15th, 2022

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