About the Department of Economics


Welcome to the Department of Economics of the University at Albany, State University of New York. Our Department has a strong faculty engaged in a wide range of applied and theoretical research. Read more about the Economics Department here.

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Ph.D. job market candidates (Last Update: Nov. 2013)

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Exchange Program with Tohoku University in Japan
The Department of Economics at the University at Albany has started an exchange program with the Faculty of Economics at Tohoku University in Sendai City, Japan, involving both faculty and students. Read more about this program here.
Pong S. Lee Award
The Department is seeking donations to establish the Pong S.Lee Award for outstanding research by Ph.D. students. The award is named for the late Professor Pong Lee, a long-time faculty member instrumental in building the Department and the Ph.D. program. Individuals wishing to support this award should make a donation to the Pong Lee Memorial Fund through the University at Albany Foundation.

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