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The Department of Economics has world-renowned faculty members, all active in research, and by various comparative criteria the department consistently ranks between number 20 and 32 in the country.
Collegial Research Environment
The members of the Department of Economics faculty are all active in research, and by various comparative criteria the department consistently ranks between number 20 and 32 in the country. Graduate students collaborate closely with our eminent faculty members as they learn the methodologies of theoretical and empirical research. Through the department's robust workshops and seminars, students gain access to the latest research and insights presented by distinguished invited speakers.
The intellectually stimulating UC Davis Graduate Program in Economics prepares about 90 concurrently enrolled students to teach in college and university economics departments and business schools. Additionally, economists with doctoral credentials are highly sought among government advisory councils, congressional staffs, and private and public institutions that influence public policy. Many establish themselves as consultants advising government agencies and policy-setting organizations such as the National Economic Council, the Federal Reserve, the Treasury Department, the Council of Economic Advisers, the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.
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