Economic Sciences

Jill McCluskey, Director, invites you to visit the School of Economic Sciences.
The School of Economic Sciences offers a highly rated Ph.D. programs in Economics and Agricultural Economics, an M.S. degree in Economics, a professionally oriented Master of Applied Economics, and an undergraduate program leading to B.S. degrees (both in-person in Pullman and fully online) that can open doors to a wide variety of career paths.
The School is dedicated to high-quality teaching, research, outreach, and engagement. Students are taught by 30 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 American Economic Review, Management Science, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Econometrica , Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal of Environmental Economics & Management, Journal of Urban Economics, Review of Economic Studies, and Quantitative Economics..
List of courses in Economic Sciences
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Department News

Washington State University has been ranked #12 for the Best Online Bachelor’s Degree in Economics. Read more…

Dr. Christopher Clarke joining WSU School of Economics Sciences as Assistant Professor (Career Track) in Fall 2022

Dr. Soellee Park Joining WSU School of Economics Sciences as Assistant Professor in Fall 2022

Washington Post article, A program tried to cut opioid addiction among veterans. Did it cause suicides? by Drs.Ben Cowan and Joshua Tibbitts

Management Science, Follow My Lead: Assertive Cheap Talk and the Gender Gap published by Dr. Drs. Shanthi Manian and Ketki Sheth

Congratulation to SES graduate student Chelsea Pardini, she received the Harriett B. Rigas Outstanding Woman in Doctoral Studies Award. Read more…

Congratulations to PhD student Imisi Aiyetan. Imisi was selected to participate in the Berkeley/Sloan Summer School in Environmental and Energy Economics and received a diversity fellowship.

Featured People

SES Director Jill McCluskey one of five Professors elected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Click here to read more.

Congratulations to Dr. Salvador Ortigueira for being promoted to rank of Professor!

Leigh Distinguished Lecture in Economics

2022 Leigh Lecture Speaker


Dr Thomas Sterner Professor of environmental economics at the University of Gothenburg is this year’s lecturer

Read More about Dr. Sterner…
Seminar Schedule

Economics Tutoring Center goes remote!

The Economics Tutoring Center for EconS 101 and EconS 102 has now gone online. During their scheduled work hours our Tutors will now field Undergraduate questions remotely and in real-time. Click here to visit the Center.

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