Department of Economics

The Department of Economics at Indiana University Bloomington is one of the highly ranked departments in the United States, offering comprehensive coverage of the major fields in modern economics. It currently has 31 faculty members, approximately 80 graduate students, and approximately 800 undergraduate majors. The department has existed since 1935, and is located in Wylie Hall, the beautifully restored oldest building on campus.

Nastassia Krukava Nick Snow
May 31, 2017

Economics at Indiana Rises in the Rankings

Economics research at IU is making great strides. Tilburg University in the Netherlands regularly creates a ranking of all Ph.D. granting economics departments. According to this ranking, Economics at Indiana University currently ranks 45th in the world, 22nd in the United States and in the top 10 among US public universities. We can all be very proud of this worldwide recognition. »

May 28, 2017
W. Phillip Saunders

The Department of Economics announces with sadness the passing of Professor Emeritus and former chair of the department W. Phillip Saunders. »

April 10, 2017

Derek Wenning, a junior in the economics department, and Chase Abram, a sophomore in the economics department, recently participated in an undergraduate paper contest and conference at Bowling Green State University (BGSU) in Bowling Green, Ohio. »

January 31, 2017

WSJ write-up of Gustavo Torrens article, How Kids Displaced Dads as Rulers of the Household. »

January 18, 2017

Margaret Jacobson on how Roosevelt jump-started the economy in 1933. »

September 27, 2016

Charles L. Schultze, a Top Economic Adviser to Jimmy Carter and Lyndon Johnson, Dies at 91 »

From 1959 to 1962 Charles L. Schultze was an Assistant Professor at Indiana University »

August 26, 2016

Starting the new academic year in (with) good Cardinal Spirits

The Department of Economics is pleased to announce that Professor will join our faculty and the Ostrom Workshop.

The Department of Economics is pleased to announce that Professor will join our faculty.


Jordan River Conference
Friday, April 27, 2018
Wylie Hall

Department Graduation Reception
Friday, May 4, 2018, 7:00 PM-8:30 PM
Hilton Garden Inn Grand Ballroom
245 N College Ave, Bloomington