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Following the campus guidelines for Coronavirus all UC Davis classes, lectures, seminars, labs and discussion sections will move to virtual instruction and remain virtual through the end of spring quarter 2020, including final exams. Given this, the department’s administrative functions have moved to remote work conditions. To contact staff members of the department via e-mail or phone, please go to our administrative staff contact page. 

Featured Alumni

Funke Aderonmu: Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellow

Funke Aderonmu: Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellow

"During my time at Davis, I was exposed to issues of social injustice and how public policy could be utilized to improve lives through addressing societal problems."

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Bryen Alperin: Senior Commercial Loan Underwriter

Bryen Alperin: Senior Commercial Loan Underwriter

"While having a strong understanding of finance and economics has been very helpful in my role, the critical thinking and communication skills I developed at UC Davis have been equally important."

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Brian Bauer: Account Executive

Brian Bauer: Account Executive

"I felt like when I graduated, I could do anything."

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James Beall: Senior Actuarial Assistant

James Beall: Senior Actuarial Assistant

"Studying Economics at UC Davis prepared me to look beyond the numbers when reviewing my work."

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Grant Hulegaard: Software engineer

Grant Hulegaard: Software engineer

"I think the biggest thing about school at Davis is that you learn how to learn. Almost every class I took had some sort of impact on preparing me for post-college life."

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Andrea Jao: Data and Policy Analyst

Andrea Jao: Data and Policy Analyst

"Take advantage of whatever opportunities you have at Davis, whether academic or extracurricular."

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Allyanna Pittman: Associate Governmental Program Analyst

Allyanna Pittman: Associate Governmental Program Analyst

"One of the most important things that UC Davis taught me was how to be an informed consumer of research."

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Nicholas Rogness: District Executive

Nicholas Rogness: District Executive

"The opportunity to focus on the study of economic inequality and social mobility within the Economics program has proved particularly helpful to my work."

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Zach Rutledge: Graduate Student Researcher

Zach Rutledge: Graduate Student Researcher

"My UC Davis education helped me develop a routine of discipline, allowed me to learn the fundamentals of economic research (especially econometrics), and helped me develop my writing skills for professional-level writing."

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