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


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.

Available Faculty Positions
The Department of Economics is currently accepting applications for the Assistant Professor position. For more information click here

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.


Spring 2015 Seminar Series

(All Seminars are on Thursdays, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM)

Date Topic Speaker
March 26, 2015 Testing the Efficiency of Peer vs. Centralized Enforcement and Sanctioning. Greg DeAngelo
April 09, 2015 Short-Run Forecastability of Gasoline Prices. Michael Noel
April 23, 2015 Taxation, Credit Frictions and the Cyclical Behavior of the Labor Wedge. Salem Abozaid
May 01, 2015 TBA Outside Speaker (TBA)