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The Economics Department at the University of Oregon, located in the College of Arts and Sciences, is a top teaching and research department featuring 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


Oregon Economic Forum: New Website, Updated Indexes

The Oregon Economic Forum has just launched its new website! You’ll still see the same key economic indexes, reports and analysis about our regional economic picture, as well as information about the annual OEF event in Portland. You can also subscribe by email for instant updates straight to your inbox.


May 2014 State of Oregon Economic Indicators is now available here.

The Oregon Economic Forum is sponsored by the University of Oregon Department of Economics with generous support from KeyBank.

Student News


Keeping in Touch

Recent Grads: We miss you already! 

Let us know what you’re up to. New job? Internship? Community service? Traveling? We’d love to hear all about it.

Plus, if you’d like to continue receiving job leads and information from Career and Advising Services, we’d like to know that, too! Complete the Exit and Employment Survey, and be sure to give us a non-uoregon email so we can keep in touch.

We have plenty of resources over the summer to help you score that next gig, so feel free to contact Bill Sherman if you need some extra input during your job search. Have a great




August 12-14: 2nd InsTED Workshop

Advances in the Theory and Empirics of Institutions, Trade and Economic Development

Hosted and Sponsored by the Department of Economics, University of Oregon

Workshop Location: Inn at the 5th, Eugene

Keynote Speakers

Avinash Dixit (Princeton University) Kamal Saggi (Vanderbilt University)


Chris Ellis (University of Oregon) Ben Zissimos (University of Exeter) Isleide Zissimos (Vanderbilt University)

Workshop Information

Registration fees: $160 US

Register online.

The preliminary program is now available.


Special room rates at Inn at the 5th are available for