About the Department

The Economics Department is part of Pitt's Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences. Our faculty’s research interests span a wide range of economics fields. We are committed to excellent research, teaching, and mentoring. Learn More>

Pittsburgh Experimental Economics Laboratory

Internationally recognized for experimental research. PEEL uses controlled methods to understand economic decision-making by individuals in different economic environments.

Pittsburgh Economics Medley Conference

The Pittsburgh Economics Medley (PEM) conference brings together faculty from across various fields within economics and from different academic and research units in the city of Pittsburgh.

Working Papers

The Department of Economics maintains a working paper series as a means of disseminating faculty research to a wide audience at an early stage.