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2018-2019 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
2018-2019 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Economics

 Hayward Hills Campus MapThe Department Office is located on the 4th floor of the VBT building, Room 442.
Hours Open: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday.
Dept. Phone: 510-885-3265


Professors Emeriti

James C. W. Ahiakpor, Ph.D. University of Toronto (Canada)

Gregory B. Christainsen, Ph.D. University of Wisconsin, Madison



Jed DeVaro (Chair), Ph.D. Stanford University


Associate Professors

Ryan Lampe, Ph.D. Stanford University

Christian Roessler, Ph.D. The University of Melbourne (Australia)


Assistant Professors

Wesley Blundell, Ph.D., University of Arizona

Kai Ding, Ph.D. University of Minnesota

Joseph Kuehn, Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles

Filippo Rebessi, Ph.D. University of Minnesota

Jung You, Ph.D. Rice University


M.A. Program Director: Christian Roessler

Mission Statement

We are proud of our diverse body of students and our vibrant undergraduate and graduate programs in Economics and Business. Our faculty hold PhDs from leading universities and have diverse backgrounds, teaching and research interests. In addition to receiving numerous grants and publishing in major academic journals in Economics, members of our faculty receive consistently high teaching evaluations, and some have been recognized with teaching awards. They also have made intellectual contributions via publications in books and textbooks of general interest, conferences and media presentations, and studies regarding local community issues, as well as refereeing for a variety of academic journals and in some cases serving as editors or on editorial boards. Department faculty currently head the Smith Center for Private Enterprise Studies and the Center for Economic Education. Our scenic campus is geographically located in one of the most dynamic technological, scientific and cultural hubs in the world.

About the Department

Use our university website link to learn more about what the Economics Department has to offer.

  • Degree Roadmaps
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  • And more…


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    Master of Science


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