Department of Economics


Economics is the study of scarcity. The central challenge of this field is determining the most effective use of resources for advancing individual and social welfare. In the UB Department of Economics, students embrace a rigorous curriculum that unveils the fascinating psychology and science behind production, consumption and wealth.

Degree Options

PhD • MA • MS • BA • Minor
• Advanced Certificate


Department of Economics
415 Fronczak Hall
University at Buffalo, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-1520
(716) 645-8670