National Rankings

U.S. News and World Report’s latest rankings of graduate programs placed the Andrew Young School 23rd among the top 166 schools in public affairs: 4th in public finance and budgeting, 12th in city management/urban policy, 12th in nonprofit management, 24th in public policy analysis, and 26th in public management administration.

The article in the most recent issue of the Southern Economic Journal* ranks economics departments in subfields based on scholarly productivity (publications) of each department’s 2004 faculty members over the previous 20 years (1985-2004). The Dept of Economics was ranked among the top 25 departments in the fields of Public economics (11th), Methodology and history of economic thought (16th), General economics and teaching (14th), Labor and demographic economics (23rd), Environmental economics (20th) and Urban and regional economics (8th).