Welcome From the Chair

Sally Wallace

Shiferaw Gurmu,
Department Chair

“Welcome to the website of the Department of Economics at Georgia State University. Our faculty, currently consisting of 35 members, is engaged in effective teaching and cutting-edge research in economics and public policy. The Department offers graduate programs leading to Ph.D. and MA degrees as well as undergraduate programs leading to B.A. and B.S. degrees. Ours is one of the fastest growing departments within the University due to the relevance of our subject matter and excellent reputation of teaching and scholarship within the Department. If you are looking for a place where hard work pays off in terms of internships and job opportunities, then we are the department for you.”

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