The Department of Economics strives to provide the highest quality instruction in modern economic analysis and to conduct innovative research, while fostering the Catholic mission of the university. Our department is committed to rigorous theoretical and quantitative analysis in teaching and research.
Faculty members in our department have specialties in a diverse set of fields including macro, applied micoreconomics, development, international economics, and micro theory.
Watch Economics Professor Tim Fuerst, discuss Policy Questions and Economic Modeling.
The Economics major is largest major in the College of Arts and Letters with approximately 525 Economics students and 125 International Economics students. The Economics department has an excellent post graduation placement record. Economics and International Economics graduates pursue careers in business, nonprofits or government. Many others go on to graduate study in economics, law, business and public policy. Information about post graduate opportunities for our majors can be found in the First Destinations report published by the Notre Dame Career Center.
To contact the department chair, the director of graduate studies, or the director of undergraduate studies, or ask questions regarding admissions, please visit our contact page. General inquiries can be made via the contact information below.
434 Flanner Hall
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Phone: (574) 631-3332
Fax: (574) 631-4783