The Department of Economics at the University of Wisconsin - Madison is a top teaching and research department comprised of a dedicated group of faculty, staff and students who lead the field in current economic issues.
The mission of the department is to understand the decisions of businesses and consumers as well as the implications and causes of contemporary economic issues by developing a systematic and thorough understanding of precisely how economic systems operate.
Ours is one of the fastest growing departments here at the University due to the relevance of our subject matter in current affairs, and the excellent reputation of teaching and scholarship within the department.
We recorded the November talk we hosted by President Obama’s Chief Economic Advisor, Jason Furman. If you weren’t among the 350 guests that evening, here’s your chance to hear what he said about current U.S. fiscal policy.
Alan Cohen (PhD ’79) was appointed to the Social Security Advisory Board by President Obama. Read the full press release.
The Economics Department anticipates hiring two new faculty starting in Fall of 2014. The position vacancy listing for faculty recruitment can be found here: http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/pvl/pv_077642.html. All application materials must submitted to econjobmarket.org by November 22nd, 2013 to ensure consideration.