Department of Economics

Why Economics?

It is an exciting time to study and practice economics at Lindner. Our macroeconomics and microeconomics programs have been ranked among the nation’s Top 10 public programs by Bloomberg Businessweek. The expertise of our world-renowned faculty is unmatched, and students from all over the world diversify and invigorate our learning community.

Our research

Outside the classroom, members of the economics faculty are committed to excellent research. All professors maintain active research agendas. The departmental faculty offer expertise in a variety of topics including industrial organization, labor economics, game theory, health economics, econometrics, public finance, urban and regional economics. The active research environment is also stimulated by a weekly seminar series. Faculty members are frequent presenters at international and national economics conferences. Several members of the Economics Department have been recognized with national awards, fellowships, and grants. Most researchers are members of editorial boards or associate editors of top field journals.

Kautz-Uible Economics Institute

The Kautz-Uible Economics Institute is a critical component of the University of Cincinnati Economics Department, providing creative opportunities for enhanced learning and growth to students, faculty and alumni.

The Institute is far-reaching in its impact and is the vehicle for advancing the Department of Economics in the Carl H. Lindner College of Business. Established in 1982 as the Hewett-Kautz Fund, the Institute continues to be transformational in its impact.