The Department of Economics Faculty are passionate about their research, with active research agendas covering a wide range of locally and globally relevant topics including issues related to deforestation, health care access in developing countries, international environmental issues, wildlife management, and issues of well-being and happiness, among many others.  The department has developed particular strengths in the areas of Environmental and Natural Resource Economics and Development Economics, but faculty expertise and research interests also cover a range of economic fields such as health economics, public finance, international economics, and experimental economics. We invite you to explore our faculty members' pages by the areas of research where they are actively producing scholarship and teaching.

Applied Econometrics

Behavioral/Experimental Economics

Development Economics


Environmental/Resource Economics

Industrial Organization/Game Theory

International Economics

Law and Economics

Public Economics