Department News

In Memoriam

In Memoriam: William H. (Bill) Sandholm, leading evolutionary game theorist, cherished mentor and valued colleague Professor William H. (Bill) Sandholm, the Richard E. Stockwell Distinguished Chair in Economics and a longtime member of the department, …

Career Chats for Undergraduate Students

The Economics Career Development Office is hosting a Career Chat Series to support students in navigating the changing hiring landscape and labor market due to COVID-19. This series is meant for undergraduate students and will include …

Career Chats for Masters Students

The Economics Career Development Office is hosting a Career Chat Series to support students in navigating the changing hiring landscape and labor market due to COVID-19. This series is meant for Masters students and will …

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 …

Update to Campus and Economics Department Operations

On Wednesday, March 11, UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank announced that campus classroom instruction will be suspended effective Monday, March 23. The Economics Department staff and faculty are working to deliver alternate instruction to students via …

Spring 2020 Seminars Cancelled

The Department of Economics has cancelled all spring seminars in light of increasing concerns related to the spread of COVID-19. To protect guests, students, staff, and faculty, all field seminars have been cancelled for the …