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Economics and Finance

The Department of Economics and Finance is composed of faculty and staff who are dedicated to the mission of building an excellent department and a large group of talented students who are laying the foundations of high-impact careers in economics and finance. Come join us and see why economics and finance dominate the headlines and why these majors are so popular on campus.

Announcements

New Faculty Members

We are pleased to welcome six new faculty members this academic year:

  • Katarzyna Habu, PhD Oxford, Assistant Professor with expertise in public economics, public finance and applied microeconomics.
  • Pedram Jahangiry, PhD Arizona State University, Visiting Assistant Professor with expertise in financial econometrics, empirical asset pricing, and factor models.
  • Matthew Jaremski, PhD Vanderbilt, Associate Professor with expertise in banking, financial history, and monetary economics.
  • Craig Palsson, PhD Yale, Assistant Professor with expertise in economic history and economic development.
  • Sepideh Raei, PhD Arizona State University, Assistant Professor with expertise in macroeconomics and public finance.
  • Ayse Sapci, PhD Vanderbilt, Assistant Professor with expertise in macroeconomic theory and financial economics.

Faculty Recognition

Congratulations to:

News

Huntsman School Establishes Fund for Faculty Excellence

Huntsman School Establishes Fund for Faculty Excellence

Utah State University’s Jon M. Huntsman School of Business announced the establishment of the Huntsman Fund for Faculty Excellence. The $15 million fund will create a permanent endowment for named professorships.

Dr. John Taylor Speaks at George S. Eccles Memorial Lecture in Economics

Dr. John Taylor Speaks at George S. Eccles Memorial Lecture in Economics

On March 26, 2019, the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business and the Center for Growth and Opportunity at Utah State University welcomed noted economist and scholar, Dr. John B. Taylor, to speak at the George S. Eccles Memorial Lecture in Economics.

Rebekah Yeagley Wins Undergraduate Research Competition at APEE

Rebekah Yeagley Wins Undergraduate Research Competition at APEE

Economics major and Undergraduate Research Fellow at the Center for Growth and Opportunity, Rebekah Yeagley, recently attended the 2019 conference for the Association of Private Enterprise Education (APEE) at the Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island in the B...