LISTEN: Ph.D. candidate Ashish Sedai on “Ideas of India”

Ph.D. candidate Ashish Sedai is featured on an episode of Ideas of India, a podcast that features young scholars entering the job market, to discuss his job marketing paper on the impact of piped drinking water on women’s employment. Full paper: “Piped Water: Welfare and Empowerment: Empirical Evidence From a Gendered Analysis in India.”

CSU Economics Celebrates 2021 Award Winners

CSU Department of Economics is proud to announce the recipients of the 2021 department awards and scholarships, as well as new inductees of the Omicron Delta Epsilon (ΟΔΕ) Economics Honor Society. Graduate Award Winners Dissertation Fellowships Kit Deming Kristopher (Kit) Deming is a 4th year Ph.D. candidate with fields in Public and Regional Economics. Specifically, Deming’s dissertation examines how the Earned Income Tax Credit […]

Economics Department Office is Open (Virtually)!

The Economics Department office will be operating remotely until further notice. Normal office hours will be in effect Mondays thru Fridays: 7:30 am-12:00 pm and 1:00-4:30 pm (MST). The office staff may be reached at 970-491-6324 or via email: If you need assistance from any other faculty or staff, you are welcome to contact […]

Winter 2019/Spring 2020 CLA Magazine featuring Professor Stephan Weiler now available

The Winter 2019/Spring 2020 edition of the CLA Magazine is now available for your viewing pleasure! The Liberal Arts Magazine showcases stories from faculty, students, and alumni on universal topics. In this issue, we apply the lenses of the liberal arts to place and space. Our department’s article highlights the work of Professor Stephan Weiler […]

2019 Department of Economics Undergraduate and Graduate Award and Scholarship winners announced

The department’s annual undergraduate and graduate award ceremony was held on April 29, 2019. Congratulations to all our amazing students! Outstanding Undergraduate Student: Eli Oftedal Eli is completing dual degrees: a B.A. degree with a double major in Economics and Interdisciplinary Liberal Arts with a minor in History and a B.S. degree with a major […]

Dr. Alexandra Bernasek takes over as Interim Chair of the Department of Economics

Dr. Alexandra Bernasek takes over as Interim Chair of the Department of Economics. On July 1, 2016 I became Interim Department Chair. This will be my 25th year in the economics department at CSU. I arrived as a new PhD from the University of Michigan in 1992 when I was hired as an Assistant Professor. […]