Leading the way in research and instruction
Whether teaching undergraduates the core principles of economics or conducting cutting-edge econometric research, the Tippie Department of Economics has an impact on thousands of students at the University of Iowa.
Economics majors choose one of three focused tracks and take a set of courses that teach how to use economic thinking to make better business and policy decisions.
BA/BS in Economics
Economics courses for these College of Liberal Arts & Sciences degrees are taught by Tippie faculty. The BA incorporates economic theory, mathematical tools, and applications, while the BS emphasizes the development of analytical skills.
College for econ majors in Iowa
Average starting salary for econ grads
Class of 2020
Econ alums employed or in grad school
within 6 months of graduation, 2020
The Tippie Department of Economics is highly respected for the lectures and seminars presented throughout the year to faculty and students.
From microeconomic theory to econometrics, Tippie’s experts are publishing salient research that covers the scope of the economics landscape.
Clarence Tow Lectures in Economics
The Clarence Tow Lectures are an on-campus series that cover a variety of economic concepts presented by scholars from around the country.
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