News

December 3, 2021

The Department is currently accepting applications for a Junior Specialist in Economics

December 1, 2021

Professor and former PhD student Guangli Zhang was featured on Wallethub as an expert on Economics and credit

October 16, 2021

The Department of Economics at UC Santa Barbara invites applications an assistant professor  position with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2022.

October 8, 2021

Professor Ryan Oprea won the 2021 Exeter Prize for Best Paper in the fields of Experimental Economics, Behavioral Economics, and Decision Theory. 

October 1, 2021

The Department of Economics is accepting applications for the Richard F. Aster Jr. Chair of Economics at the Associate or Full Professor Level.

September 29, 2021

Professor Rod Garratt was appointed as a Fellow of the Luohan Academy, an open research institute.

August 30, 2021

Economics Professor Gary Libecap was awarded the 2021 Elinor Ostrom Lifetime Achievement Award

July 22, 2021

Professor Lint Barrage spoke on climate policy at the International Conference on Climate Change

June 8, 2021

Undergraduate Economics student Zihao Zeng was awarded the Mortar Board Award for the 2021 school year.

April 27, 2021

Professor Dick Startz took part in a seminar presented under the auspices of the American Economic Association