The UW-Madison Economics Department is a highly ranked program dedicated to excellence in research and teaching. The department is one of the largest departments in the College of Letters and Science with over 35 faculty, 1,200 undergraduate majors, and more than 300 graduate students.


  • Summer Enrollment begins March 30!

    Students may enroll in summer courses as early as March 30! The Department of Economics is offerings several courses over the 2020 summer term. Please visit our Summer Courses page for more information.

  • Economic Impact of COVID-19

    Researchers at the Center for Research on the Wisconsin Economy (CROWE), housed within the Department of Economics at UW-Madison, are tracking and analyzing the economic impact of COVID-19 in Wisconsin and around the world. For …

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All spring seminars have been cancelled for the remainder of the semester.

Mon 06

Joseph L. Krislov Labor Seminar

Monday, April 6 @ 3:45 pm - 5:15 pm
Tue 07

Robert E. Baldwin International Seminar

Tuesday, April 7 @ 3:45 pm - 5:15 pm
Tue 07

Juli Plant Grainger Public Seminar

Tuesday, April 7 @ 3:45 pm - 5:15 pm
Wed 08

Juli Plant Grainger Industrial Organization Seminar

Wednesday, April 8 @ 3:45 pm - 5:15 pm
Thu 09

Juli Plant Grainger Macroeconomics Seminar

Thursday, April 9 @ 3:45 pm - 5:15 pm

The Department of Economics is a proud gold-level certified green office on the UW-Madison campus.

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