The Economics Department has a strong faculty engaged in a wide range of applied and theoretical research. In a recent ranking of U.S. economics departments (Journal of Economic Perspectives, Winter 1998), UAlbany placed twenty fourth among public universities and forty fourth overall on the basis of per capita pages published in top economics journals. Our strengths include econometrics, macroeconomics, microeconomic theory, labor economics and public economics. Graduates from the Econimics programs obtain positions throughout the world in academia, business, government and other agencies and organizations.
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