Carl H. Lindner College of BusinessCarl H. Lindner College of BusinessUniversity of Cincinnati

Carl H. Lindner College of Business
Nationally-ranked Lindner economics department

Department of Economics

It is an exciting time to study and practice economics at UC. Both our macro and micro economics programs are ranked among the top ten in the country.* We have world-renowned faculty whose expertise is unmatched. We have students from all over the world that diversify and invigorate our Lindner economics learning community.

For the undergraduate, our economics curriculum is designed to intersect social science and business with an emphasis on public policy issues, preparing our students for meaningful careers in business and government.

At the graduate level, our Master of Arts in Applied Economics is practical, flexible and career-building. The program has a solid economic theory foundation and a strong concentration in applied techniques. This degree opens up a wide variety of career opportunities in both the public and private sectors for our graduate students.

Our department has a professionally active faculty with an impressive range of research interests, including:

  • Econometrics
  • Industrial organization
  • Environmental, urban, development
  • Labor economics



*Ranking is based on undergraduate public institutions in the United States as ranked by Bloomberg Businessweek, 2012.