H. Alan Love, Director, invites you to visit the School of Economic Sciences.

The School of Economic Sciences offers a highly rated Ph.D. program in Economics and Agricultural Economics, an M.S. degree in Applied Economics, and an undergraduate program leading to a B.S. degree that open doors to a wide variety of career paths. The School has over 85 graduate students and over 200 undergraduates.

The School is dedicated to high-quality teaching, research, outreach and engagement. Students are taught by more than 25 full-time faculty members from many economic disciplines. The faculty and students are actively engaged in cutting-edge research. There is a strong tradition of excellence in applied econometric modeling. Recent publications include journal articles in Econometrica, Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Law & Economics, Journal of Environmental Economics & Management, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, and International Economic Review.

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Alumni – Friends Colloquium Banquet and Auction

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Bertha C. and Roy E. Leigh Distinguished Lecture in Economics, March 8, 2016.

This years guest speaker will be Dr. Joseph Harrington.  Dr. Harrington is a Patrick T. Harker Professor for the Dept. of Business Economics & Public Policy in  The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.



T. Randall Fortenbery named 2016-17 AAEA President Elect

2016-17 incoming Directors are Karina Gallardo and WSU Alum Corey Walters of the University of Nebraska

Jill McCluskey named 2014-15 AAEA President Elect

SES PhD Student Darlington Sabasiand co-authors won the WAEA Outstanding Published Research Award 2014


SES Sweeps 2014 AAEA Dissertation Awards:

Jeffrey Luckstead – Best Dissertation

Jude Bayham – Honorable Mention

Ron Mittelhammer – 2014 Eminent Faculty Award

Norm Whittlesey receives Legacy of Excellence Award for 2014.

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