Texas Tech University

Department of Economics

About the Department

The Department of Economics at Texas Tech is committed to rigorous theoretical and quantitative analysis in teaching and research. The Department of Economics offers programs that lead to a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, a Bachelor of Science in Economics, a Bachelor of Science in International Economics, a Master of Arts in Economics, and a Ph.D. in Economics.


Department News and Announcements

Monday, August 29th, First Day of Classes

Wednesday, August 31st, Grad Student Meeting with Director of Graduate Studies, HH 239, 3pm

 Wednesday, September 7th, Faculty Meeting, HH239, 11am

Friday, September 16th, Ph.D. Comprehensive Exam - Macro

Tuesday, September 20th, Ph.D. Comprehensive Exam - Micro

 

Graduate Student Instructors met with Professor Mankiw at the Cengage Economics Teaching Conference,        Nov. 5th - 6th, Dallas, TX.

Mankiw

 

Congratulations to Economics majors Jessica Rachel Glockner and Noah Christopher McCullough for being named to the College of Arts and Sciences list of highest ranking Spring 2015 graduates.

Nobel Laureate, Professor Paul Krugman gives public Lecture
The theme of his talk was "that old-fashioned macro, including of course the liquidity trap, has done remarkably well in this crisis. Unfortunately, half the macroeconomics profession forgot all that, and most policy makers chose to ignore it in practice.

Events

Fall 2016 Seminar Series

 

Date Topic Speaker  
Sept. 28
 "Household Debt Overhang and the Transmission of Monetary Policy"
 Sarah Zubairy, Texas A&M
 
Oct. 13
Labor Market Polarization, the Decline of Routine Work, and Technological Change: 
A Quantitative Analysis
 Christian vom Lehn, BYU
 
Oct. 26
The Demand for Different Types of Immigration and Implications for 
the U.S. in a Stylized Model
 Armando Lopez, TTU
 
Nov. 8
TBA
Ugur Soytas, METU
 

Contact

Department of Economics