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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.

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The Department of Economics is currently accepting applications for the Assistant Professor position. For more information click here.
Professor Gives Speach 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

  • March 26, 2015: 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Testing the Efficiency of Peer vs. Centralized Enforcement and Sanctioning. - Greg DeAngelo
  • April 09, 2015: 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Short-Run Forecastability of Gasoline Prices. - Michael Noel
  • April 23, 2015: 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Taxation, Credit Frictions and the Cyclical Behavior of the Labor Wedge. - Salem Abozaid
  • May 01, 2015: 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    TBA - Outside Speaker TBD