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The Economics Department at the University of Oregon, located in the College of Arts and Sciences, features a dedicated group of faculty, staff and students who lead the field in current economic issues. We are also one of the fastest growing departments at the University due to the relevance of our subject matter and reputation for excellence in teaching and scholarship.

Here's what's happening in the Econ Department

Department News


Fall 2014 Economics Newsletter is here!

The Fall 2014 Economics Newsletter features a round-up of the latest news about the UO Department of Economics! Learn more about the people, places, and accomplishments from our department over the past year, including study abroad opportunities, scholarships, awards, and much more.

Click here to read the electronic version, and for links to additional photos and content only available online.




Student News


It’s Elemental: Take a photo, enter to win!

Capture a photo of yourself with the Econ stencil, use #myelement on Twitter/Insta, and be entered to win!

You’ve probably seen them—those symbols stenciled into sidewalks all over campus. They represent the dozens of departments and majors in CAS and the elemental nature of the arts and sciences at the UO. The Economics stencil is right out front of PLC—stop by and check it out!

And when you include an element in a photo of you, you can enter to win cool prizes. Be creative and have fun! Just snap a photo of the element, and use #myelement on twitter or Instagram to enter for




Upcoming Events for Undergrads

Careers in Banking and Wealth Management just one of many opportunities for job seekers.

Winter term is almost here, and time to start gearing up for your job search!

Don’t forget to mark your calendar for the upcoming Careers in Banking and Wealth Management, happening Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at the Jubitz Atrium in the Lillis Business Complex.

We have a number of helpful workshops and career fairs planned in the coming months, so keep checking the Undergraduate Events Calendar for events to help you plan your job search. And keep watching your inbox for the weekly Economics Job