May 18, 2024  
University Catalog 2023-2024 
University Catalog 2023-2024

Department of Economics and Statistics

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Information about the Department of Economics and Statistics


Simpson Tower F903
Phone: (323) 343-2951
Website: Department of Economics and Statistics


Miles M. Finney
Phone: (323) 343-2951


The Department of Economics and Statistics equips students with analytical and technical skills needed for business and economic analysis.  Depending on the choice of specialization, the broad and solid training in economics is highly marketable for a variety of professional jobs such as public policy analysts, consultants, international economists, financial market analysts, investment advisers, business and economic forecasters, social scientists, lawyers, teachers, and educators.

In addition to providing the foundation in economics and statistics needed by all business students, the department prepares those looking for specialized careers in industry and the public sector. In particular, there are programs that prepare students for advanced graduate work in economics and for teaching.

The Faculty

Professors: Li-Hsueh Chen, Miles M. Finney (Chair), Ramon Castillo-Ponce, Sunil K. Sapra, Mann J. Yoon.
Associate Professors:  Devika Hazra
Assistant Professor: Marco A,. 
Martinez del Angel, Niraj Koirala, Gokhan Kumpas.
Emeriti: Giorgio Canarella, Neil H. Garston, Edward W. T. Hsieh, Leonard G. Mathy, Kon S. Lai, Tom E. Larson, Donald A. Moore, Eduardo Ochoa, Paul T. Mu, Stephen K. Pollard, Dang T. Tran, Andrew J. Winnick.


    Degree - UndergraduateDegree - MinorDegree - Graduate


      Economics and Statistics (Graduate)Economics and Statistics (Undergraduate)

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