Department of Economics

Georgia State's Department of Economics has won national acclaim for its insightful research into practical economic topics. Its concentrations in environmental and labor economics, urban and regional economics, and public finance are setting new academic standards in programs of study that combine solid research with practical policy education.

The personal touch

Georgia State’s Department of Economics is dedicated to helping you meet your educational goals through numerous programs and opportunities:

  • Omicron Delta Epsilon is a national honor society open to students majoring in economics with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  • Students majoring in economics are invited to participate in the Economics Club. Its goals are to build collegiality between economics majors and to support all students taking economics courses and considering a career as an economist or in a related field.  TheGraduate Student Association offers the same benefits to students pursuing one of our many graduate degrees.
  • Our Office of Academic Assistance is available to answer questions about classes, course schedules, and registration.
  • Students can get help with their economics studies free of charge in our tutoring lab.
  • Our Freshmen Learning Communities make it easier for you to register for courses tailored to particular topics, and they give incoming freshmen a chance to take a common set of core courses together with other students who share the same interests.
  • The Experimental Economics Center contains the largest experimental economics lab in the southeastern United States and utilizes both undergraduate and graduate talent.