About the Department
Established in 1917, economics is one of the largest and oldest departments in the College of Arts & Sciences, offering the BA, BS, MA, and PhD. Our faculty strengths include econometrics, finance, macroeconomics, international economics, industrial organization, environmental economics, development economics, and microeconomic theory. Faculty credentials represent the best institutions of learning in the world, including Harvard University, Yale University, the University of Chicago, the University of California, Berkeley, and Columbia University (more).
Department Quick Links
September 18, 2014
The Department of Economics has two faculty openings this year, with start dates of Autumn 2015, and one staff position to be filled.
September 10, 2014
Grab your credit card! The UW Student Calling Program is conducting a phone fundraising campaign to benefit the department's people, programs, and initiatives this fall.
August 18, 2014
As we gear up for the start of a new academic year, regional alumni are invited to get involved with our regional representative or undergraduate mentoring programs.
August 8, 2014
Economics alumna Cailyn Torpie, BA '12, credits her experience as a participant in the economics study abroad program in Bolzano, Italy with giving her the resources she would need as a Peace Corps youth development volunteer in Thailand.
July 31, 2014
As founder and chair of the Economics Undergraduate Mentorship Program, Walt Zabriskie, BA '71, has created a dynamic and wildly successful way for alumni to connect with students and reconnect to their alma mater.
Department of Economics
305 Savery Hall, Box 353330
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195-3330