Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
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Chair: Geert Ridder, Ph.D.
John E. Elliott Distinguished Chair in Economics: M. Hashem Pesaran, Ph.D.
Presidential Professor of Health Economics: Daniel McFadden, Ph.D. (Public Policy)
University Professor: Richard A. Easterlin, Ph.D.*
Professors: Dominic James Brewer, Ph.D. (Education); Juan Carrillo, Ph.D.; Robert Dekle, Ph.D.; Gillian Hadfield, Ph.D., J.D. (Law); Cheng Hsiao, Ph.D.; Ayse Imrohoroglu, Ph.D. (Business); Selahattin Imrohoroglu, Ph.D. (Business); Arie Kapteyn, Ph.D.; Michael J. P. Magill, Ph.D.; John Matsusaka, Ph.D. (Business); Edward J. McCaffery, J.D. (Law); Hyungsik Roger Moon, Ph.D.; Kevin Murphy, Ph.D. (Business); Jeffrey B. Nugent, Ph.D.*; Vincenzo Quadrini, Ph.D. (Business); Geert Ridder, Ph.D.; John Strauss, Ph.D.; Guofu Tan, Ph.D.; Simon J. Wilkie, Ph.D.; Donald E. Yett, Ph.D.; Fernando Zapatero, Ph.D. (Business)
Associate Professors: Caroline Betts, Ph.D.; Isabelle Brocas, Ph.D.; Giorgio Corcicelli, Ph.D.; Harrison Hsueh-Cheng Cheng, Ph.D.; Michael E. DePrano, Ph.D.
Assistant Professors: Joel David, Ph.D.; Yu-Wei Hsieh, Ph.D.; Yilmaz Kocer, Ph.D.; Anant Nyshadham, Ph.D.; Guillaume Vandenbroucke, Ph.D.; Nina Walton, Ph.D. (Law)
Professor of the Practice of International Relations and Economics: Lord John Eatwell, Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer: Nake Kamrany, Ph.D.*
Emeritus Professor: Richard H. Day, Ph.D.
The economics curriculum is oriented toward a general, liberal education. The study of economics requires adequate preparation in mathematics and statistics. The department offers a B.A. degree in economics, a B.A. degree in political economy, a B.A. degree in social sciences, a B.S. in economics/mathematics and a minor in economics. The B.A. degrees require a total of 32 upper-division units for the major.
The department offers a Master of Arts in Economics, a Master of Arts in Economic Developmental Programming, a Master of Science in Mathematical Finance, dual degrees with the USC Gould School of Law and the USC Price School of Public Policy, a Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy with the USC School of Pharmacy.