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“Welcome to the website of the Department of Economics at Georgia State University. Our faculty, currently consisting of 35 members, is engaged in effective teaching and cutting-edge research in economics and public policy. The Department offers graduate programs leading to Ph.D. and MA degrees as well as undergraduate programs leading to B.A. and B.S. degrees. Ours is one of the fastest growing departments within the University due to the relevance of our subject matter and excellent reputation of teaching and scholarship within the Department. If you are looking for a place where hard work pays off in terms of internships and job opportunities, then we are the department for you.”
-Shiferaw Gurmu, Department Chair



Students within the Department of Economics have the opportunity to work alongside top-ranked faculty with access to exclusive data sets in a variety of disciplines. We offer structured research programs for both graduates and undergraduates as well as housing multiple internationally recognized research centers.

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Our faculty share a unique entrepreneurial approach to policy scholarship and research, providing rigorous academic training and relevant practical experiences for our students.



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