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Department of Economics

Welcome to the Department of Economics at Tulane University. The main areas in which faculty members conduct research and teach courses are development economics (focusing on inequality and poverty), the economics of education, health economics, and public economics, as well as in economic history, international economics, and core areas of econometrics and economic theory. The Department is composed of 18 regular faculty members, 4 postdoctoral teaching fellows, 2 visiting or adjunct professors, over 300 undergraduate majors, almost 40 graduate students, and 4 affiliated research centers.

Congratulations to Economics' Latest Ph.D. and Postdoctoral Placements!

  • Ali Enami, Ph.D. graduate, will join the San Francisco office of Cornerstone Research as an Associate.
  • Jianjing Lin, postdoctoral fellow, is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Gultekin Gollu, postdoctoral fellow, is now an Assistant Professor of Economics at Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio
  • Dan Teles, Ph.D. graduate, has joined the Urban Institute as a Research Associate in the Metropolitan Housing and Communities Center

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