Research in the department of economics focuses on fields such as ecological economics, the economics of technological change, the economics of energy, research and development, monetary theory and policy, and financial regulation. Consult the section on faculty for a synopsis of their research programs and links to their personal webpages. To the left are links to faculty Working Papers, which can be downloaded as pdf files, and a description of the scholarly journals that are edited by our faculty.

Faculty conduct research on a broad range of topics, with particular strengths in the following areas:

  • Economics of energy and environment
  • Economics of technological change and productivity
  • Quantitative techniques including applications to macroeconomic forecasting